Category: Breaking News

03Sep, 2020

A Cruel and Stressful Summer for Interns

In this episode of Adweek Radio, we dive into the debate around unpaid internships. During the pandemic, internships and post-grad opportunities have been upended. Some have been canceled or postponed, which can adversely affect how creatives, copywriters, strategists and content creators get their careers off the ground. Joining us for this episode is Adweek agencies […]

03Sep, 2020

Multicultural Agency Founders on How They Got Started and the Future of the Space

On Tuesday, Adweek turned its independent agency focus on “Multicultural Independence” with a panel moderated by Agencies editor Doug Zanger, featuring Team Epiphany founder, managing partner Coltrane Curtis and Egami Group founder, CEO Teneshia Jackson-Warner. The panel was part of Adweek’s Breaking The Mold: Creating Long-Term Success for Independent Agencies Live Virtual Summit in its […]

03Sep, 2020

How Bud Light and Wieden+Kennedy Crafted a Collaborative Partnership

Since winning Bud Light’s creative business five years ago, Wieden+Kennedy New York has created a number of memorable campaigns for the beer brand. The independent agency famously introduced “Dilly Dilly” into America’s lexicon, and also pulled off an elaborate Super Bowl commercial in partnership with HBO’s Game of Thrones last year. During Adweek’s Breaking the Mold: […]

02Sep, 2020

Julian Duncan Is Pioneering a New Social Impact Role at the NFL Team Level

If 2020 has brought an unprecedented reckoning around racial injustice in America, sports might be among the most impacted industries, a testing ground for just how far corporate brands can move into political discourse. NBA playoff games get canceled when players go on strike. A reckoning on Native American slurs forces the Washington Redskins to […]

02Sep, 2020

Agency Execs Weigh in on How to Maintain Success During Pandemic Pivots

At Adweek’s live virtual summit this week highlighting independent agencies and how they’ve found success during the pandemic, Facebook’s head of partner management Katie Baldwin spoke with a panel of three top agency executives: Obele Brown-West, evp of media at Tinuiti, James Townsend, global CEO of ForwardPMX and Barbara Cavness, CEO of (un)Common Logic. To […]

02Sep, 2020

Retailers Prioritize Contactless Shopping Over Cashierless Tech

Key Insight: Retailers quickly responded to consumers’ desire for contact-free experiences, but not necessarily with cashierless technology. The type of retailer and location also affects how important going cashierless could be to a store’s bottom line. Checkout-free technology provider Grabango recently announced its first conversion of a GetGo Café+Market outside Pittsburgh, hailing the now-cashierless convenience […]

02Sep, 2020

Has Visible Set a New Standard for Pandemic-Proof Music Festivals?

While watching prerecorded music performances on the couch at home has become the new norm for concerts, Visible is attempting to write a new pandemic-friendly festival playbook. For its latest experience, the Verizon-owned phone service has blended live performances from an actual venue with technology designed to give remote attendees control of their experience. Visible […]

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