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Posts Tagged ‘Josh Kilmer-Purcell’

Monday Morning Stir

-In case you missed it, JWT New York creative director Josh Kilmer-Purcell and his partner Brent Ridge won The Amazing Race last night. link

-Former BBDO creative director James Clunie grabs the spotlight thanks to his Onion-like newspaper about parenting, The Parenteer. link

-In what’s been dubbed a “seismic shift,” Yahoo is planning on moving its ad sales unit to a “category” model. link

-Cheil Worldwide promoted VP of corporate strategy Daiki Lim to president/CEO. He replaces the retiring Nack-Hoi Kim. link

-As the Draftfcb camp tells us, “the dogs did it!,” meaning actually driving a car as part of a new campaign for SPCA Auckland and MINI (above). link

-”Bowling optional” chain Lucky Strike Entertainment tapped Santa Monica’s Blitz to serve as its new agency of record. Along with branding duties, Blitz will handle Lucky Strike’s social, search, analytics, mobile and location-based marketing.

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Wednesday Odds and Ends

-Razorfish Health and Publicis Healthware International have joined forces to become Razorfish Healthware.

-Wait, is President Obama really rocking Reddit in a few? link

-JWT NY’s Josh Kilmer-Purcell has joined the cast of the 127th season premiere of CBS’ Amazing Race. link

-The Art Directors Club is collaborating with one of our favorite record labels, Ghostly International, on a September event in NYC (above). link

-WPP-owned audience-buying company Xaxis has welcomed Havas alum Damien Healy as director, technology and product for EMEA.

-Minneapolis-based digital agency space150 has developed a new website for the DQ. link