Tuesday Odds and Ends

By Kiran Aditham Comment

-Gannett’s acquisition of social media ad company Blinq is now official. link

-Editor Tracy Hof joined the roster of London/Santa Monica-based Stitch.

-Digitas/VivaKi alum Sam Der-Kazaryan joined Massachusetts-based Blitz Media as VP, director of digital and analytics.

-CP+B comms boss Katie Kempner’s latest episode of Perspectives features her own agency’s EVP/global strategy officer, Suzanne Powers. link

-Our buddy the Sasquatch takes a break from the woods and indulges his caffeine craving in Carmichael Lynch’s latest campaign for Jack Link’s (above).

-Speaking of Minneapolis agencies, Martin|Williams takes us through its new iPad app for Marvin Windows and Doors. link

-Nominations for the 64th Annual Advertising Hall of Fame are due Sept. 7. link (pdf)

-LinkedIn has confirmed a profile page redesign, adding that more changes are coming. link