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Ex-PR and Advertising Execs Start New Agency in Arizona The KSW Agency signs Sophisticated Rebel as its first client

Three veterans of the public relations and advertising industries have launched a new full-service ad agency in Scottsdale, Ariz.  The principals behind The KSW Agency are Barry Kluger, a longtime PR…

November 20, 2014, 4:26 PM EST

Sports Runs as a Theme for Almost All of This Agency’s Roster Events are even being created by mashing up clients

Specs Who Charlie Tombras (l.), president, CEO; Dooley Tombras, evp What Full-service agency Where Knoxville, Tenn. The second- and third-generation family members to run The Tombras Group, an independent in Knoxville, Tenn., Charlie Jr.…

January 30, 2014, 7:44 AM EST

Show-and-Tell Is the Name of the Game for Digital Place-Based Ad Group CEO Barry Frey targets TV dollars through hands-on experience at industry summit

Compared to other ad-supported media, the digital side of the out-of-home media industry has enjoyed solid revenue growth. According to Miller Kaplan, digital place-based media grew 14.9 percent in the…

October 14, 2013, 4:06 PM EDT

BBDO New York Helps Honor Superman's Birthday Agency helps call attention to Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation

It’s a jarring sight as you walk past the tourist destinations and high-end stores around Rockefeller Center: Christopher Reeve’s empty mechanized wheelchair sitting in an empty shop window. Superman would have…

September 24, 2013, 12:58 PM EDT

YouTube's 10 Most-Watched Ads in July Dove plays peek-a-boo, literally, resulting in extreme cuteness

Let’s face it: most of us are totally camera shy. Dove makes terrific use of that reality in its latest YouTube hit, which was the top-ranking commercial on YouTube and…

August 6, 2013, 12:58 PM EDT

Our Selection of the Most Eye-Catching Ads on Billboards [Updated] New levels of creativity

The outdoor industry will be the first to tell you it gets no respect. There’s a history behind that: a billboard was for decades an afterthought, tossed in only as…

March 11, 2013, 11:29 PM EDT

Why You Should Be Watching Web Show Daily Shot Morning format not dead yet

Specs Who Ali Wentworth Age 48 New gig  Host and executive producer of relaunching Daily Shot on Yahoo Old gig Star of Starz’ Head Case; co-host of Living It Up! With Ali and…

February 25, 2013, 12:03 AM EST

Editor's Note: A Fond Farewell

Timing is such a key element to virtually everything we do in life. The network that holds out too long for a bigger increase in the marketplace stands to miss…

June 20, 2010, 12:00 AM EDT

Upfront TV: At ABC With MediaVest's Donna Speciale

Mediaweek editor in chief Michael Bürgi discusses ABC's upfront presentation with MediaVest USA's Donna Speciale, president, investment and activation, and agency operations. Among the topics covered: pros and cons of…

May 20, 2010, 12:00 AM EDT

Sundance Channel to Roll Out More Originals

Sundance Channel announced a lineup of new programs at a New York upfront breakfast this morning, including an aggressive slate of original miniseries and series. Sarah Barnett, who recently was…

February 9, 2010, 12:00 AM EST