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Mediabistro, Miami Ad School Form Education Partnership

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Aspiring and mid-level copywriters and designers, take notice. AgencySpy’s parent Mediabistro and the Miami Ad School are teaming up to launch an online advertising education initiative this fall. We here at AgencySpy are doing our part to bring in senior creatives from various shops to school up-and-comers as well as those looking to elevate their status in the agency world via this education effort (give us a shout if interested). Read full press release after the jump…


Mediabistro.com (a division of WebMediaBrands Inc., Nasdaq: WEBM), the leader in online education for media professionals, and Miami Ad School, the leader in global advertising degree programs, today announce a new initiative in online advertising education.
Mediabistro and Miami Ad School will partner to create online education for aspiring copywriters and designers as well as mid-level advertising and design professionals who want to stay on top of current trends and technologies.

Carmen Scheidel, Director of Education for Mediabistro, said, “We’re excited to collaborate with Miami Ad School. Their world-class reputation and innovative approach to advertising and design education is a great fit for our audience.”

Pippa Seichrist, Founder of the Miami Ad School, said, “Mediabistro’s extensive experience in online education complements our professional and graduate programs. We’re eager to bring a taste of our state-of-the-art training to a larger audience.”

The program is expected to launch in the fall of 2010 and will also serve the audiences of Mediabistro’s sister sites, Ads of the World and Brands of the World.

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