Christine Birkner

Christine Birkner

Christine Birkner is a staff writer covering brands, agencies and trends for Adweek. She has a bachelor's of journalism from the University of Missouri and has been covering the corporate world as a writer and editor for more than a decade.

Q&A: Soccer Legend Christie Pearce on Why the Future of the Women’s Game Looks So Bright

The Olympic gold medalist and World Cup champ talks about a Lifetime deal that will give the NWSL stability and higher visibility.

Q&A: Kraft Heinz’s Marketing Chief on Food Innovation, Downtown Chicago and Working With Oprah

Nina Barton shares her recipe for success and discusses the company's move downtown.

These 3 Iconic Food Chains Are Staying True to Their Chicago Roots as They Grow Nationally

Gino’s East, Giordano’s and Portillo’s have successfully taken their cheesy, meaty concoctions into new markets around the country while staying true to their Windy City roots.

Here’s a Handy Infographic for Freelancers on Where to Find Work and How to Get Paid

Freelancing is becoming a lucrative option for workers who want more control over their careers.

Panama’s New Tourism Campaign Treats Remoteness as an Asset

The 'Not for Tourists' campaign highlights off-the-beaten path experiences.

Check Out Clio’s Top Sports Marketing and Advertising Honorees, Including Mario Andretti

Clio Sports honored the best in sports marketing and advertising at its annual awards ceremony.

How to See the World as an Agency Pro: Tips for Landing a Job Overseas

Tips from seasoned pros on working and living overseas.

Grey Made Its 100th Anniversary Logo From Its Employees’ Brain Waves

The multicolor centennial logo is a statement about the agency’s innovative, creative culture and how much it values the 5,000 people who work there.

Forging Long-lasting Relationships Is the Foundation of This Philly Shop

Harmelin Media has grown to $600 million in billings since it was founded in 1982.

FCB Brazil Created a Calculator to Show Newspaper Readers the Cost of Government Corruption

The newspaper's calculator shows how corruption impacts real-life services.