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Tuesday Odds and Ends


-Birmingham, AL-based full-service agency Luckie & Company has been named agency of record for outdoor cooking brand, Char-Broil. Luckie will now handle the usual AOR duties including brand strategy, creative, traditional and digital media placement, as well as mobile and social media marketing.

–Converse, with the help of NYC-based creative agency Cornerstone, has launched the next track in its ongoing Three Artists, One Song series. This time around,  the participants include The Clash’s Mick Jones and Paul Simonon along with Frank Ocean and Diplo. Cornerstone initially launched the 3A1S program back in 2008. Behind-the-scenes clip here and you can listen to the track here.

-Bi-coastal production company Tool has promoted senior interactive developer Vincent Toscano to the role of tech manager while adding senior interactive developer Simon Lindsay to its roster. link

-The Clio Awards has expanded its franchise with the addition of Clio Music, which honors creative excellence in music marketing/advertising. The call for online entries kicks off today and the Clio Music winners will be announced at the Clios itself on Oct. 1 in NYC. link

-Marketing communications post-production association AICE will induct the late John Palestrini into its Hall of Fame during the AICE Awards on May 15 in New York.

-Above, we have a teaser image for the new headquarters of Ft. Lauderdale-based agency Zimmerman, which will unveil its new South Florida space as part of its “Zimmerman 3.0″ campaign on March 28.


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