David Gianatasio

David Gianatasio is a longtime contributor to Adweek, where he has been a writer and editor for two decades. Previously serving as Adweek's New England bureau chief and web editor, he remains based in Boston.

State Of Maine Names Trio For Anti-Smoking

Led By CD&M, Arnold And Asher Become Subcontractors On Statewide Assignment BOSTON–The Maine Bureau of Health’s Tobacco Prevention & Control Unit has awarded its first advertising program to Creative Design […]

Houston Leads Winning Pitch For FDA Media

Arnold Communications’ stated goal of leveraging the acumen of Houston Herstek Favat, which it recently bought, has paid off with an assignment from the federal government, according to sources. Arnold […]

More Leave Leonard Hamlin, Hall, Polaroid Account Check Out

A stunning series of setbacks has rocked Leonard/Monahan yet again. Partners Kathleen Hall and Pam Hamlin have resigned. The two executives had considered themselves the next generation of ownership at […]

Massport Readies For Agency Review

The Massachusetts Port Authority is preparing to place its estimated $1 million advertising and marketing account into review, according to Massport representative Martha Shaw. The account has been handled by […]

Gearon Hoffman Exhibits Success

Museum of Science Selects Shop to Succeed Houston Herstek BOSTON–The Museum of Science has assigned its high-profile account to Gearon Hoffman following a review. The client estimated the annual budget […]

6 Move Ahead In Big Dig

Controversial Review Kicks Into High Gear BOSTON–The Central Artery/Tunnel Project received numerous responses to its revised questionnaire for an agency to help improve its image, but only a half-dozen contenders […]

Liberty Bank Eyes 3 Shops In Final Round

Three agencies have been named finalists in a review being conducted by Liberty Bank. The Middletown, Conn.-based client has selected Baldwin & Stone in Cambridge, Mass.; Wallwork Curry in Boston; […]

Asher’s Maine Chance

Los Angeles Agency Teams Up With 2 Shops To Pitch State’s Anti-Smoking Initiative BOSTON–Asher & Partners in Los Angeles has teamed up with Arnold Communications in Boston and a small […]

Maine Funds Anti-Smoking Ads

Portland Shop Teams Up With Arnold and Asher to Make a Pitch BOSTON–Anti-smoking heavyweights Arnold Communications and Asher & Partners have teamed up with a small agency in Maine in […]

Wallwork Wins Lahey Hospital In Review Of 3

Wallwork Curry here has been assigned advertising duties for the Lahey Hitchcock Clinic following a review. The winning shop bested crosstown rival Lehman Millet and Leonard/Monahan in Providence, R.I., in […]