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Posts Tagged ‘Matt Lauer’

Monday Odds and Ends

-Laurence Velcoff, former planning director on the Wendy’s account at what is now Publicis Kaplan Thaler, has joined DDB New York as brand planning director.

-Ex-Arnold D.C. VP/ACD Bill Cutter has joined Falls Church, VA-based agency SmithGifford as creative director/art.

-Today co-host Matt Lauer plays a little hide & seek in a new PSA from Campbell-Ewald that’s part of the Ad Council’s “Fatherhood Involvement” initiative (above).

-Elastic/Rock Paper Scissors/a52 alum  Alex Gorodetzki joined bi-coastal creative studio/prodco Logan as director of business development. link

-Pinterest is seeking $2.5 billion valuation. link

-Former Deutsch, Nitro and SapientNitro CCO Kathy Delaney has taken the creative helm at Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness. link; link

-And on this day, Maker’s Mark imbibers surely wept. link

-Our old pal and former TBWA\Chiat\Day creative Rich Siegel talks life as a freelancer and “job security.” link

-Bi-coastal VFX/design/editorial company Poetica signed director Douglas Purver to its roster. link

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5 Things You Need to Know This Week: Herman Cain Sings and Matt Lauer Goes Missing

In this week’s episode of “5 Things You Need to Know This Week,” Herman Cain sings about sexual harassment, Justin Bieber has a baby with Kate Middleton (I think I have that right), and nobody seems to know the whereabouts of Matt Lauer. Plus, we debut the 1st annual “Where in the World is ‘Five Things You Need to Know This Week?’”

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