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CHICAGO Charleston|Orwig said it has named Lisa Ellegard director of marketing services. She is mainly tasked with developing new business strategy.Ellegard, 34, has worked as a relationship manager with Clarke…

March 29, 2011, 1:41 AM EDT

Frazee at Ascent Media

Ascent Media Creative Services, a subsidiary of Liberty Media Corp., has named Bill Frazee to the newly created post of vice president, North America commercial services. Frazee will be the…

March 29, 2011, 1:18 AM EDT


SAN FRANCISCO Hoffman|Lewis will break five new spots Tuesday for the Northern California Toyota Dealers' Association, some featuring longtime spokesman Steve Young, former San Francisco 49ers quarterback.Young, who has endorsed…

March 29, 2011, 1:16 AM EDT


DALLAS Yaffe|Deutser launches an image campaign this week for Memorial Hermann Healthcare System.The Houston agency won the account of the nonprofit healthcare provider in April 2002. Brad Deutser, president of…

March 29, 2011, 12:42 AM EDT

A Kid At Heart

If you're wondering when Stuart Weitzman initially decided to become a shoe designer, you might want to look at his "childhood."Three new ads for the stylish footwear brand, from Korey…

March 28, 2011, 10:26 PM EDT

Home Front

The debate about whether commercials qualify as art just got more complicated. Case in point: a campaign for print and TV work created by TBWA\Chiat\Day features people residing in…

March 28, 2011, 10:25 PM EDT


An American Legacy: Anti-Tobacco Ads That WorkIjust want to thank Adweek for choosing the American Legacy Foundation anti-tobacco spots as Best Campaign of 2000 [Best Spots, Feb. 5].I am a…

March 28, 2011, 10:25 PM EDT

Conceptual Art

I'm still thinking about that commercial where the corpse can't stop smiling because he liked his job.Ads that are funny, poignant or just plain clever will always require the kind…

March 28, 2011, 10:25 PM EDT

Media Edge Wins Waterhouse Account

Online broker TD Waterhouse Group Inc. awarded its $40 million media buying and planning account to The Media Edge, sources said. Sources said the final round included The Media Edge,…

March 28, 2011, 10:12 PM EDT

American Legacy Cuts Super Bowl Ad Deal

The American Legacy Foundation late Wednesday completed negotiations with CBS to place new advertising on the Super Bowl, said sources close to the situation.American Legacy will not air the well-known…

March 28, 2011, 10:12 PM EDT