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Friday Morning Stir

-Minus any formal review, MediaVest USA has taken over for Mediacom as media AOR for insurance brand, Travelers.

-Archibald Ingall Stretton alum Jules Ridley joined Cheil UK as new business director.

-Venice, CA-based prodco Slim signed director Melissa Silverman to its roster.

-Zynga has lowered its 2012 expectations, therefore causing its stock to plunge. link

-F/Nazca Saatchi & Saatchi sticks up for species found in Brazil’s Atlantic Forest via an animated spot dubbed “War Veterans” (above).

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Presentation Writing: Design and DeliveryLearn how to use storytelling techniques and visual content to create and deliver successful pitches and presentations! Starting August 6, Amanda Pacitti, the manager of learning at Time Inc., will teach you the best practices for presentations, from using software like Prezi and Powerpoint, to writing your script, and using images, audio, and video to drive your points. Register now!