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Topic: Ad Council

These Poignant Ads Show Why You Should Be Doing Lunch With American Seniors

Anomaly makes a memorable case for Meals on Wheels

Who are the faces of Meals on Wheels?  For its first national integrated campaign, created by Anomaly and supported by the Ad Council, Meals on Wheels is seeking volunteers to serve…

3 Surprising Lessons a Major Nonprofit Learned When It Analyzed Its Advertising

Goodwill found digital outperformed all expectations

Nonprofits rarely have the luxury of big advertising budgets, and it's not often they get a chance to analyze whether their ads are working. But a new study may help…

After a Record 8 Lions in Cannes, Ad Council Brings 'Love Has No Labels' to NYC Pride

Extending a hit campaign

The Ad Council's "Love Has No Labels" campaign didn't just set records for the nonprofit PSA maker. With 110 million online views, the launch video is the second most watched…

Plastic Bottles Dream of Thrilling Future Lives in Keep America Beautiful's Recycling Ads

Latest PSAs focus on bathroom products

Every plastic bottle in your bathroom dreams of a better life. At least, they do in Keep America Beautiful's new recycling ads from Pereira & O'Dell. The next phrase of the…

Ad of the Day: This Beautiful Ad Council PSA Reminds Us We're All Human Underneath

Dancing skeletons, warm embraces and a few tears

Prepare to feel all of the feels—and have a box of tissues nearby—as you watch this PSA about bias and diversity from the Ad Council. The poignant three-minute spot, for the…

Stephen Colbert's 5 Funniest Lines as Emcee of the Ad Council Dinner

A public service for the industry

FedEx CEO Fred Smith was ostensibly the main man at the Ad Council's annual fundraising dinner on Wednesday night, but it can be hard even for the winner of a…

Smartphones Troll Their Owners in Clever Ads About Learning and Attention Issues

'Why don't you understand me?'

Parents grow increasingly frustrated as Siri-type phone assistants misunderstand their requests in a pair of 60-second Advertising Council PSAs from Publicis Kaplan Thaler. The goal is to build empathy for kids…

Lisa Sherman Is the New CEO of The Ad Council

Succeeds Peggy Conlon, who is retiring after 15 years in the role

The board of directors for The Ad Council, the largest producer of public service ads in the U.S., has hired Lisa Sherman as president and CEO. Sherman, who starts Nov. 3,…

Starcom MediaVest CEO Becomes Chair of Ad Council

Laura Desmond praised as one of the industry's 'most respected leaders'

Starcom MediaVest Group's global CEO Laura Desmond today was named board chairman of the Advertising Council. Desmond succeeds Debra Lee, CEO of BET Networks.  The appointment continues the Ad Council's tradition…

Children Tell Parents to 'Lock It Up' in Merkley's Gun Safety Ads

A welcome role reversal

Merkley + Partners takes the kids' side in its new campaign for gun safety, with boys and girls questioning why adults don't go to greater lengths to hide their firearms. In…

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