On A Winning Streak, Deutsch NY Elevates Two

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Playing a Vital Role in New Business, Deutsch elevates Julie Kravetz to EVP, Group Planning Director and Vinney Tecchio to VP, Creative Director, Business Development. Landing five out of six new business wins in the first three-quarters of 2019, Deutsch New York announced the promotions of Julie Kravetz and Vinney Tecchio, both who have played […]


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Veteran of Leo Burnett, Doner and JWT says he’s excited to infuse new creative spark into one of the Southeast’s most-respected independent agencies CHARLOTTE, N.C., (Oct. 10, 2019) – Glen Hilzinger, whose accolades include being named one of the Most Creative People in Advertising by Business Insider and one of the Top 10 Copywriters in […]

4A’s: Five Questions for Chris Shirling, Chief Financial Officer of Intouch Group

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Chris Shirling, Chief Financial Officer of Intouch Group   What’s the biggest challenge or opportunity facing the ad industry right now? The biggest opportunity facing the ad industry right now is to differentiate and to demonstrate the value we bring to our clients. At Intouch, for example, we create new ways to use technology to […]

Zenith Advertising Expenditure Forecasts-September 2019 |

Zenith predicts global ad spend will grow 4.4% in 2019, reaching $640 billion. As for the U.S., ad expenditures are expected to increase 5.7% in 2019, 4.9% in 2020, and 5.4% in 2021.

Partners + Napier Marks Record Growth With New CEO, New CCO

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Courtney Cotrupe Elevated to CEO, Rob Kottkamp Appointed CCO, Sharon Napier Named Chair & Founder ROCHESTER, NY, Oct. 1, 2019 – After three consecutive years of double-digit growth, Partners + Napier announces three leadership changes: Courtney Cotrupe has been promoted to chief executive officer; Rob Kottkamp has joined the agency as chief creative officer; and […]

Why We Need A UPC Code For Ads

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The article, by Vijoy Gopalakrishnan, Senior Vice President and Principal at the IRI Media Center of Excellence, provides a good ad tech topic on the need for unique identifiers for ads. “Data-Driven Thinking” is written by members of the media community and contains fresh ideas on the digital revolution in media. Today’s column is written […]

Havas Chicago Bolsters Creative Leadership With Senior Appointments and Promotions

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Blake Winfree, Nick Lipton and Adam Vohlidka join the Chicago agency group as Group Creative Directors. Brian Cooper is appointed as Director of Production. Shelby Georgis and Joie Mikitson are promoted to Group Creative Director and Executive Producer, respectively Havas Chicago is bolstering its creative leadership with the appointment of award-winning creative talent to senior […]

The Television Academy and Ogilvy hire veterans from Vets2Set.org

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Vets2Set thanks the television academy! The Television Academy and Ogilvy NY, engaged Vets2Set.org to provide them with production assistance in producing this year’s NY viewing party of the 71st Emmy® Awards telecast for Academy members and their guests. This gala event will be held at Ogilvy NY (on 22nd of September 2019. Vets2Set.org thanks the […]

Austin Williams Hires Four New Employees Across Agency

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Hauppauge, NY (September 26, 2019) – Digital advertising, branding and marketing agency Austin Williams today announced it has hired four new team members to complement its growing volume of work in the healthcare, financial services, education and professional services spaces.   Recently hired are: Abigail Banks of Bellport, NY, as project director. She was previously […]

Vladimir Jones Debuts New Work for TOURISM Santa Fe, Invites Visitors to Uncover Your Different

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Denver and Colorado Springs, Colo., Sept. 17, 2019 — Today marks the launch of TOURISM Santa Fe’s new advertising campaign by Vladimir Jones (VJ). Audiences will see The City Different from the vantage point of social influencers on their first-time experiences there. As AOR, VJ set the creative approach, managed production and executed a revamped […]

R/GA New York Welcomes Group Executive Creative Directors Rick Williams and Marcel Yunes

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R/GA New York is pleased to welcome Group Executive Creative Directors Rick Williams and Marcel Yunes. Most prominently known for their work as creative directors on the Cannes Grand Prix and Emmy Award-winning P&G campaign, “The Talk,” Rick and Marcel will lead the creative vision for R/GA’s work with Verizon, Ally Bank, Beam Suntory, and […]

JPC: Commercial Announcements Agreement extended |

The American Federation of Musicians (AFofM) and the Joint Policy Committee (JPC), LLC, have agreed to extend the Commercial Announcements Agreement, until 11:59 p.m. March 31, 2020. Details of the extension and upcoming negotiations are at the link below. We will provide updates as negotiations progress. For additional information related to the AfofM Commercial Announcements […]