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It’s Over, Johnny: Modernista Closing this Friday

Sadly, we can’t say we didn’t see this coming. After a six-month period filled with layoffs, departures, plans to “scale back,” etc., Gary Koepke has finally decided to end Modernista!’s decade-plus run and is closing the shop for good this Friday. According to AdAge, the Boston-based agency plans to complete existing client work by May 15. What’s founder/ECD Koepke’s short-term plan? “I’ll take a little bit of time this summer and relax a bit.” After the somewhat bumpy year he’s had, can’t blame the man. Read the rest of the report here.

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Presentation Writing: Design and Delivery

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!