Matt Eastwood

JWT’s Matt Eastwood May Write Copy, But His Home Reveals a True Passion for Design

Matt Eastwood has spent all his advertising career as a copywriter—but his first love was design, which he studied at university in his native Australia.

How Agencies Are Cracking Down on Creatives Who Post Unapproved Ads

Call it friendly fire. An agency art director posts an unsanctioned version of a TV ad for a client on his personal website to enhance his portfolio. It was the cut he worked on and fought for—even if that particular version didn't make the cut.

W+K’s Icaro Doria Heads to DDB

The New York office of DDB has found its new creative chief in Brazil.

JWT New York Finds a Creative Chief at a Digital Shop

In his first big hire as JWT's worldwide creative chief, Matt Eastwood has tapped a creative director from a top digital shop to lead JWT's creative department in New York.

JWT’s Matt Eastwood Hates That Agencies Are So Down on Each Other

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Jeff Benjamin Exits His Big Job at JWT

The Jeff Benjamin era at JWT is over, just 2 1/2 years after it began.Benjamin, a top creative leader at Crispin Porter + Bogusky who ventured in the world of big agencies as JWT's North American chief creative officer, is leaving to start his own agency.

DDB Australia’s Chris Brown Takes New York CEO Role

DDB has reached into its Australian group again to find a leader for its New York office.

Matt Eastwood Becomes Global Creative Chief at JWT

For the first time since 2009, JWT will have a global creative chief.Matt Eastwood, chief creative officer of the New York office of DDB, has become worldwide CCO at JWT. He's expected to start in mid-July and will report to global CEO Gustavo Martinez.