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Ant Farm Teams Up With Childish Gambino for Far Cry 4 - Posted October 16, 2014
DDB-owned agency Ant Farm teamed up with rapper Childish Gambino for a new Far Cry 4 gameplay trailer set to the Gambino track "Crawl." In a lead-in to the gameplay footage, Gambino discusses his choice of "Crawl" for the trailer while hanging out with friends playing the game. The Ubisoft logo ... [AgencySpy]

OKRP Holds Pet Focus Group for Big Lots - Posted September 10, 2014
Chicago-based agency O'Keefe Reinhard & Paul has a new campaign for Big Lots, promoting its pet food and merchandise offerings with a focus group for pets. Instead of writing a scripted ad, the agency got a group of pets together for "Pet Focus Group," a digital video series. The videos feature moderators... [AgencySpy]

NBC News Selling TheGrio.com - Posted August 14, 2014
First on TVNewser: NBC News is selling TheGrio.com back to its original owners, TVNewser has learned. The African American news and politics site will be sold back to David Wilson and ... [TVNewser]

Friday Morning Stir - Posted May 31, 2013
What does the workplace of the future look like? PSFK and Hyper Island briefed some students to find out (above). link -KBS+ has promoted Vikram Tank, who's been with said a... [AgencySpy]

Broadcasters Plan Trayvon Martin Specials - Posted March 28, 2012
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Old Navy Conjures Some 90s Nostalgia with Cast of 'Blossom' - Posted March 27, 2012
It seems as though the hiring manager at Old Navy's "Funnovations Inc." is qu... [AgencySpy]

NBC Names Joy-Ann Reid MSNBC Contributor and Managing Editor of theGrio.com - Posted July 21, 2011
NBC News has hired Joy-Ann Reid, a broadcast veteran who has worked in television and radio since 1998, as an MSNBC contributor and managing editor of theGrio.com. Reid replaces David Wilson, who has been bumped up to executive editor the NBC African-American video news site he founded in 1999. Reid, who is... [TVNewser]

African-American News Sites theGrio, NewsOne Join Forces - Posted July 11, 2011
NBC News' theGrio and Interactive One's NewsOne will coordinate and share editorial content under terms of an agreement between the parent companies of the two African-Americ... [TVNewser]

The Ticker: Schieffer, Frei, Wilson... - Posted June 24, 2009
> Bob Schieffer's younger brother has officially kicked off his run for governor of Texas. Tom Schieffer, a Democrat and a former ambassador to Australia and Japan during the administration of President ... [TVNewser]

NBC News Launches An African American News Site - Posted June 8, 2009
NBC News and Three Part Media LLC have teamed to launch TheGrio.com, a "video centric news site" aimed at the African American community. The site will aggregate related video and news stories from NBC News, O&Os, affiliates and msnbc.com, as well as feature contributors like Rev. Al Shar... [WebNewser - SocialTimes.com]

Warner Rebrands Business Imprint as Business Plus - Posted May 22, 2007
PW Daily reports that Grand Central Publishing division will rename its Warner Business imprint Business Plus, with the new name appearing on titles this September. The imprint will work in tandem with Hachette's UK subsidiary, Hodder Headline, to give Business Plus a more international scope and "develop joint acquisition strategies and... [GalleyCat]

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