The World Media Group is an alliance of leading international media organisations that connects brands with highly engaged, influential audiences in the context of trusted and renowned journalism. 

Please click on this short presentation which explains the essence of the World Media Group and what we do.

The Value of Journalism

The value of global award winning journalism is the unique bond of trust it builds with worlds most affluent and influential consumers.  This short video explains the impact that this unique bond has on brand messages across this dynamic global audience.


The World Media Group is guided by 3 boards which are made up of some of the industries greatest talent.

What we do

Create a platform (s) to promote the values of trusted and renowned journalism
Celebrate and promote excellence in international advertising
Share best practices for the benefit of members and media professionals
Develop initiatives to improve the measurement and understanding of  influential, international audiences

Events Programme

Each year the World Media Group host a series of events in London and Paris to engage with advertisers and agencies. These events include: Including:

Breakfast Briefings – focused on key industry themes such as GDPR, Diversity, Fake News…
Forums – ½ training session, for more junior executives, everything you need to know about international /multi-nation media planning
Think Tank – high level executive round table debates with Chatham House Rules
Masterclass in Storytelling – bringing together some of the best storytellers from across the industry

World Media Awards

The World Media Awards are designed to celebrate the very best cross platform, cross border, content-driven advertising.   The awards celebration is a ‘not to be missed’ exclusive event at The Ham Yard Hotel in London. Find out more »

Thought Leadership

The World Media Group develops whitepapers, features and reports on key industry themes for the trade media. Read news »

Engagement / Insight

The World Media Group develops and shares insights into audiences including metrics, dynamics and engagement from around the world, including the Moat Quality Benchmarks.

How we work

The World Media Group is a members association and leadership roles are rotated through the group. The current officers are:

World Media Group Officers for 2021
President Damian Douglas, Managing Director EMEA, Time
Non Executive Chair Gordana Buccisano, EVP Global Client Transformation, Havas Media Group
Joint Vice President Emma Winchurch-Beale, International Sales Director, The Washington Post
Joint Vice President James Davies, Strategic Account Director, Thomson Reuters
Marketing Advisor Kali Palmer, Marketing Director EMEA, Dow Jones
Chief Executive Belinda Barker
Marketing Executive Isabel Tabraham


The essential ethos is that by working together the WMG brands are able to create a credible platform to promote both the strategic case for international media and individual brands. Membership is split into 2 categories, Full and Associate. For further details about the benefits of becoming a member – please click on the headings below.


Belinda Barker
World Media Group
T: +44 (0)7762 269 261
E: belinda@world-media-group.com

Isabel Tabraham
World Media Group
T: +44 (0)7736 384206
E: isabel@world-media-group.com

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