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The 4A’s Western Region includes the following councils:
Northern California
Southern California



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California Employment Law Changes You Need to Know

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Frankfurt Kurnit Klein+Selz provides a handy summary of the legislative changes affecting hiring practices, employment agreements, employee classification, training, and more in California.

Deutsch Elevates Gabriela Farias And Carie Bonillo In Business Affairs And Traffic Departments

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Deutsch today announced it has elevated Gabriela Farias to SVP, Director of Business Affairs and Carie Bonillo to SVP, Director of Traffic Operations. Together, the two will lead the business affairs and traffic departments for the agency’s Los Angeles office. In their new roles, Farias will oversee all production business and legal affairs and Bonillo will cultivate relationships between agency, media and vendor partners to ensure efficiency and budget exactness. Both will report to Deutsch’s North American Chief Creative Officer, Pete Favat.

Duncan Channon hires John Kovacevich as Executive Creative Director

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San Francisco independent advertising agency Duncan Channon, a two-time Ad Age Small Agency of the Year in the West, today announced the hire of John Kovacevich as executive creative director. The addition of Kovacevich as ECD expands Duncan Channon’s creative team in response to agency growth.

Deutsch’s Los Angeles Office Elevates Kelsey Hodgkin As Head of Strategy

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Deutsch today announced it has elevated Kelsey Hodgkin as Head of Strategy to head strategic planning for all Los Angeles clients.

Shannon Washington Joins Deutsch As SVP, Creative Director

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Deutsch today announced that it has hired Shannon Washington as SVP, Creative Director in its Los Angeles office. Washington will lead the H&R Block account, which recently appointed Deutsch as AOR in June 2018. She will report to Chief Creative Officer of North America, Pete Favat.

Atom Tickets Launches Its First-Ever National Brand Campaign

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Atom Tickets, the social movie ticketing platform, is launching its first-ever national brand campaign designed to celebrate movies and reignite connections among people who share a love of entertainment. The multimedia campaign debuts May 23, just in time for the summer movie season, with a national TV spot featuring actress Anna Faris, directed by blockbuster filmmaker Peter Berg. Deutsch created the comedic campaign that will span TV, Cinema, Radio, Digital, and OOH.