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Monday Odds and Ends

-AdAge and Creativity both pick W+K as “Creative Agency of the Year.” Coincidence? link

-Is Twitter about to finally cash in on advertising? link

-John Miller will head up NBC’s new sports-focused, in-house ad/marketing agency called, yep, the NBC Sports Agency. link

-Six months after getting promoted at Publicis Dallas, Stephanie Ouyoumjian has left to take the director of strategy job at Signal to Noise, formerly known as Agency.com San Francisco. link

-Zimmerman gets love from the AME Awards. link

-Add Subway to the list of advertisers pulling spots from Skins. Jersey Shore sponsor backlash seems pretty modest in hindsight. link

-Agency buyer survey: Fewer are cutting radio budgets, client interest in the medium is growing. link

-Boston shop Allen & Gerritsen attempts to bring cymbal maker Zildjian back to life by appealing to “young bloods and the acoustic core.” Makes for a helluva band name at least (above).

-Euro RSCG alum Steffan Postaer revealed the finalists for his Sweet by Design cover contest. link

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