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W+K Plants Tongue in Cheek for Andy Awards - Posted December 8, 2014
W+K finds a unique and amusing way to call for entries to the 2015 Andy Award in a new campaign featuring a a member of a bomb squad, neurosurgeon and firefighter all discussing a career that takes real courage: advertising. Each of the spots, which were directed by Clay Weiner of... [GalleyCat]

Adam Kerj Named CCO at JWT New York - Posted October 8, 2014
Just over two months after the announcement that Jeff Benjamin would be transitioning out of his role atop ... [GalleyCat]

Wednesday Morning Stir - Posted August 20, 2014
-Pinterest introduces its new messaging feature with long-form ad (video above). link -Jeff Benjamin challenges ... [GalleyCat]

DigitasLBi Adds Emilie Vasu as VP, Group Director of Business Development and Marketing - Posted August 6, 2014
DigitasLBi announced the addition of Emilie Vasu as vice president, group director of business development and marketing today. Vasu will be based in New York and report directly to Chief Marketing Officer ... [GalleyCat]

Mediabistro Morning Roundup - 8.5.14 - Posted August 5, 2014
From TVNewser to FishbowlNY, here are your top stories from across Mediabistro. TVNewser Kelly Cobiella Named NBC News London Correspondent ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Mediabistro Morning Roundup - 8.5.14 - Posted August 5, 2014
From TVNewser to FishbowlNY, here are your top stories from across Mediabistro. TVNewser Kelly Cobiella Named NBC News London Correspondent ... [FishbowlNY]

CCO Jeff Benjamin Out at JWT - Posted August 4, 2014
We can officially confirm a series of tips we received this morning: chief creative officer Jeff Benjamin will soon be former CCO at JWT. Despite th... [GalleyCat]

JWT Nabs Puma Biz - Posted December 12, 2013
"Forever Faster." Remember that mantra as it's the 2014 tagline for Puma, which has now appointed JWT as its global creative agency in a move that will span North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia-Pacific and Middle East/African regions. In a statement, the sports/shoe/apparel brand's CEO ... [GalleyCat]

Draftfcb, R/GA Among 2013 Facebook Studio Award Winners - Posted April 29, 2013
Today, the social network has unveiled the winners of its second annual Facebook Studio Awards, which honors the ad industry and its various socially inclined campaigns from the last ye... [GalleyCat]

Kutscher Out at JWT NY - Posted April 3, 2013
JWT New York has confirmed that as of today, it's decided to part ways with co-chief creative officer Ryan Kutscher, who has been with the agency for less than a year. JWT NY would not comment beyond the confirmation, but as a result of its... [GalleyCat]

Our SXSWi Begins with Revelry in JWT's Turf - Posted March 10, 2013
Yeah, the time change didn't work in our favor, but yes kids, we are here and broadcasting as well as we can. After flight delays and getting our badge just in the nick of time last night before the Austin Convention Center shut down, we hit up the JWT party... [GalleyCat]

Macy's Calls on Usual Cast of Celebs to Hawk Fall Wares - Posted September 13, 2012
Ah yes, fall is almost upon us and Macy's is getting into the swing of things this season by assembling its usual odds-and-sods group of celebs whose various product lines are being sold in the retail chain. Fresh off of giving us the "Yes Virginia, the Musical" project, JWT New York... [GalleyCat]

JWT NY Appoints New ECD - Posted August 8, 2012
Ahh, so this is the "good news" we've been hearing about. Nearly three months after joining JWT's New York hub as co-CCO's, Ryan Kutscher and ... [GalleyCat]

Your Final Cannes Lions 2012 Report - Posted June 25, 2012
With the 2012 Cannes Lions is in the books, we'd like to thank our roving reporter Yunilda Esquivel, EP at The Institute, for providing her take on the week-long event. Here are her final observations and thoughts from the French Riviera. Take it away. ... [GalleyCat]

JWT Appoints Co-CCOs in NY - Posted May 22, 2012
Well, JWT North America CCO ... [MediaJobsDaily]

Here is Your 2012 Grand Effie Jury - Posted April 13, 2012
After hitting up an interesting ANDY Awards last night, which appeared that the organizers of the NYC event wanted to recreate where George Romero shot Day of the Dead, perhaps our optimism has spiked this awards season. Yep... [GalleyCat]

We Finally Made it to SXSWi, Just Saw a Jimmy Fallon-Moderated Panel - Posted March 11, 2012
Yes, folks, the eagle has finally landed, and later than expected. Following flight delays due to weather issues in Austin, we made it last night to the annual craziness that is SXSW. Due to said delays, we missed out on most of the panel sessions, but did manage to catch JWT's... [GalleyCat]

Thursday Odds and Ends - Posted March 8, 2012
-AKQA announced its 2012 Future Lions call for entries (above). link -Following ... [GalleyCat]

JWT Parts Ways with a Couple of ECDs - Posted January 23, 2012
Nearly 18 months after joining up with JWT New York to work on the agency's then-existing Microsoft commercial business, sources familiar with the matter confirm that executive creative director ... [GalleyCat]

JWT Snaps Up Benjamin, Geiger - Posted January 11, 2012
JWT North America has enticed CP+B's Jeff Benjamin and Goodby chief digital officer Mike Geiger to leave their respective posts and join the agenc... [GalleyCat]

Jell-O: It's Not for Kids Anymore - Posted December 22, 2011
Yeah, yeah, two CP+B posts in one day, we get the grief, but get a grip and just be thankful that it's non-holiday-related. Anyhow, here's a new effort from the agency for Kraft Foods' Jell-O brand that promotes what appears to be its "adults-only" Temptations line. Intel and Clarity Consulting also... [GalleyCat]

...And Here's Your One Show Call for Entries Theme, Jury List - Posted November 10, 2011
While we're on the awards tip, might as well get this out of the way. Apparently, the One Club is feeling quite whimsical at the moment, which explains the theme of their 2012 One Show Call for Entries campaign. Yes, as you see above, everything's "ONEderful" in the world of the... [GalleyCat]

CP+B, Saatchi Both Offer Short-Attention Span Theater During Advertising Week - Posted September 20, 2011
We think it's just sheer coincidence (on second thought, maybe not) but for those of you who want to avoid long-winded panels during Advertising Week, there are a couple of somewhat similar options thanks to CP+B and Saatchi & Saatchi New York. Depending on how bad your short-attention span is, the... [GalleyCat]

Thursday Morning Stir - Posted May 19, 2011
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While Creatives Come in Today, Some CCOs Will Play - Posted January 3, 2011
While we wouldn't necessarily think of Cambodia as the most ideal place to frolic, it looks like Ogilvy NY CDO/CCO Lars Bastholm is living it up across the globe while the rest of us ... [GalleyCat]

Domino's Brings Focus Group to the Dairy Farm - Posted October 15, 2010
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HBO Takes Top Prize at MIXX - Posted September 29, 2010
The IAB MIXX Awards gala took place last night incase you didn't know and HBO's True Blood was the big winner, taking Best in Show for the "Hacking Reality" campaign, which was created by the premium cable network and Digital Kitchen (which is also responsible for the show's bro... [GalleyCat]