Blog | 11 July 2019

River wins The Oxford Said Review, the flagship publication for University of Oxford’s Said Business School

River has won the contract to publish The Oxford Saïd Review from 2019, which will be distributed for the new 2019 academic year. Saïd Business School, University of Oxford has published a review for the last 3 years, to showcase its research and teaching and the impact the school’s work has on the world.

The latest Oxford Saïd Review, will be distributed to a wide global audience of prospects, students, alumni, business leaders, faculty, opinion formers and influencers. In addition to the premium print publication, the review will also be available online with regular exclusive online content.

River brings a longer term, transformational vision to grow the Saïd Business School brand across print and digital platforms. The team will deliver a bolder approach to the content – showcasing Saïd Business School as brilliant thinkers and how their research and teaching is impacting the world and helping those who can make a difference. The editorial will bring debate, testing and answers, demonstrating how academics and pioneering business leaders are changing the world – powered, supported, enabled and nurtured by Saïd Business School. All content will be presented with a contemporary and professional design.

Alastair Scott, Head of Brand Experience at Saïd Business School stated that, “We have a wealth of great content at the Business School and River’s appointment will help us reach a wider audience and demonstrate the impact we have on the world of business.”

River CEO and company founder, Nicola Murphy said, “We are proud to be working with Saïd Business School on transforming their content and achieving their vision of displaying their expertise to the world.”

River Editorial Director, Helen Johnston added that “This is a wonderful opportunity to work with some of the greatest business and academic minds of our generation. We are honoured that River’s journalistic expertise has been chosen to showcase this important thinking to a wider audience.”

River is the UK’s leading independent content innovation agency with 25 years of experience. Producing omnichannel content, combining the new science of digital media and the old artistry of storytelling, for 22 brands including Holland & Barrett International, Co-op, Superdrug, WW International, Diabetes UK, Cunard and Ramblers.

About Saïd Business School

Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford blends the best of new and old. We are a vibrant and innovative business school, but yet deeply embedded in an 800 year old world-class university. We create programmes and ideas that have global impact. We educate people for successful business careers, and as a community seek to tackle world-scale problems. We deliver cutting-edge programmes and ground-breaking research that transform individuals, organisations, business practice, and society. We seek to be a world-class business school community, embedded in a world-class University, tackling world-scale problems.

For River please contact Nicki Murphy nmurphy@therivergroup.co.uk

For Saïd Business School please contact Josie Powell Head of Press josie.powell@sbs.ox.ac.uk

Andy Greening
Andy Greening
Digital Manager at The River Group

Andy is Digital Manager at The River Group, specialising in digital publishing and strategy. Andy also consults on podcasting and video post-production. Follow him on Twitter @andrew_greening.

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