David Griner

David Griner

David Griner is a longtime writer and editor at Adweek.
David Griner is an Adweek editor and director of digital initiatives. He's been covering agencies, creativity, technology and marketing innovation for more than a decade and is host of Adweek's podcast, "Yeah, That's Probably an Ad."

Scottish Soda Irn-Bru (Sort of) Apologizes for Ads Calling Women ‘Can’ts’

'It’s never our intention to offend,' company says as U.K. Advertising Standards Authority begins fielding complaints.

On the Adweek Podcast: Who Is Shaping the Future of Media Strategy?

We look at the new roster of Media Agencies of the Year and the innovative ideas that got them there.

Red Stripe Says That, Whatever the Cost, It Will Buy a New Bobsled for Jamaica

'This is not a joke,' the marketing manager says after the beer tweeted its offer to help the Olympic team amid equipment uncertainty.

On the Adweek Podcast: Clever Ad Hacks That Turn Obstacles Into Opportunities

From Geico's unskippable preroll to Captain Obvious' fun with formats, we look at how agencies shatter limitations.

What Happened in This Wrecked Paris Apartment? The Chilling Secret That Eluded 7,000 Sleuths

Addict Aide reveals its follow-up to Louise Delage.

With a $0 Ad Budget, Tesla Just Pulled Off One of the Greatest Marketing Stunts Ever

Hitching a ride with SpaceX, it becomes the first car in orbit.

The Poet Behind Coke’s Super Bowl Spot Wants All of Us to Bring More Art to Advertising

'Read books or look at art or make music whenever you can. Use any spare time you have to cultivate art.'

Here Is Ram’s Super Bowl Ad, This Time With MLK Blasting the Evils of Advertising

A critic quickly replaced the much-derided ad's audio with a very different message from the same speech.

Q&A: How Brands Can Avoid the Fake-Follower Quagmire

OMD social media director Kerry Perse says the key is valuing influencers for their authenticity and fit, not just their reach.

Pornhub Says Traffic Went Limp During Missile Scare, Then Surged With Relief

The adult site, a surprising leader in data visualization, shares its insights from Hawaii's incoming-missile alert.