Tonight marked the first D&AD Impact Awards, a global awards show held at New York's PlayStation Theater and hosted by Baratunde Thurston. D&AD presented its Pencil awards to projects that not only benefit society, but also contribute to brands' bottom line.
CANNES, France—Chef and health advocate Jamie Oliver was clearly an audience favorite at the Cannes Lions, but that's not to say he only had kind words for the marketing industry. Asked by moderator Richard Edelman for his advice to brands, Oliver was both succinct and firm.
Specs Age 54 Claim to fame Chef and restaurateur; ambassador for the EAT (RED) campaign; co-host of ABC's The Chew (weekdays at1 p.m.) Base New York
Specs Current gig Branded entertainment creative director, AwesomenessTV Previous gig Executive producer and creator, Fashion Star Age 45
ABC has decided to pull Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution during May sweeps, leaving the British celebrity chef turned anti-junk food crusader without a TV show and Better Homes and Gardens, potentially, with a bit of organic egg on its face.