Erik Oster

Erik Oster is a staff writer for Adweek, where he covers creative, media and strategy agencies. He is a frequent writer for Adweek's AgencySpy blog.

ANA Warns of a ‘Talent Crisis’ as the Ad Industry Struggles to Appeal to College Grads

Agencies and marketers need a new way to recruit and retain talented people.

The Martin Agency Fills Its Chief Strategy Officer Role From Within

Michael Chapman succeeds 31-year agency veteran Earl Cox, who recently retired, in the role.

Joe Biden Responds to Betsy DeVos’ Title IX Stance in Latest ‘It’s On Us’ Ad

It's the third year of the sexual assault awareness campaign.

After 7 Years With 180LA, Mitsubishi Selects BSSP as New Agency of Record

The incumbent did not participate in the review.

22Squared Beefs Up Its Tech Capabilities and In-House Production Studio With New Director Roles

Kris McDermott joins the agency from San Francisco software company Atlassian as director of technology, while Jim Issa arrives from BBDO Atlanta as director of production for 22squared's full-service, in-house production studio.

Clay Matthews, Odell Beckham Jr. Work Out With Sasquatch Once Again for Jack Link’s

NFL stars return for more Carmichael Lynch ads.

Huge Hires New Managing Director of Growth

Matt Weiss joins the agency after spending four years at Havas.

Tom Burrell Becomes the First African American Inducted Into The One Club Creative Hall of Fame

He founded Burrell Communications Group in 1971.

Innocean Names a New Strategy Lead

Innocean hired Kimberly Bates to lead its strategic hub as senior vice president, strategic planning.

Since Turning ‘Batkid’ Into a Viral Phenomenon, This Agency Has Made the Most of Social Media

Clever has leveraged its network of more than 5,000 influencers for brands including Bob's Red Mill, Clif Bar and Lenovo.