Erik Oster

Erik Oster is a staff writer for Adweek.
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.

72andSunny Veterans Hope to Pack a Creative Punch With a New Agency Called Haymaker

Jay Kamath and Matt Johnson launched the creative agency in Los Angeles at the beginning of February.

TGI Friday’s and The Richards Group Reunite to Promote Endless Apps

After losing Chick-Fil-A, the independent Dallas shop scores a new restaurant chain.

Carl’s Jr. CEO Andrew Puzder Out of the Running for Labor Secretary Job

There are concerns among Senate Republicans regarding Puzder's personal history and business record.

Y&R Launches Practice to Help Technology and Business Brands Grow and Adapt

Y&R Technology and Business follows the launch of Y&R Healthcare last fall.

Rain, an Agency That Saw Early Success With Amazon Echo Apps, Names Nithya Thadani as CEO

With an even stronger focus on emerging tech, she plans to make the shop 'a digital ally and guide' for clients.

After Taking Heat for CEO’s Pro-Trump Comments, Under Armour Speaks Out Against Immigration Ban

"We are against a travel ban and believe that immigration is a source of strength, diversity and innovation for global companies based in America," the brand wrote in a statement.

Former JWT Creative Chief Heads to Barton F. Graf as Partner and Executive Creative Director

Jeff Benjamin, who left JWT in 2014, worked with clients including Nestle, Macy's, Johnson & Johnson, Kleenex and Google.

This New Shop Is Seeking to Redefine the Agency of Record Model

Madras evolved out of Ad2Pro Media Solutions.

Dove Pokes Fun at Trump With This #AlternativeFacts Ad That Lies About the Product

Last Sunday, Donald Trump’s senior adviser Kellyanne Conway coined the Orwellian term “alternative facts” to refer to press secretary Sean Spicer’s false claims about attendance at the president’s inauguration (among […]

72andSunny Promotes Strategy Lead Matt Jarvis to CEO

72andSunny has promoted partner, chief strategy officer Matt Jarvis to chief executive officer, a role held by co-founder John Boiler since 2012.