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Topic: Adweek

Adweek Co-Founder Jack Thomas Dies at 87

Friends and colleagues remember a force in publishing and a mentor to many

John C. "Jack" Thomas, one of Adweek's three co-founders—along with Ken Fadner and Penn Tudor—passed away Thursday night in New York of complications from pneumonia. He was 87. Thomas, whom former…

This Mika Brzezinski and NBCU Tour Is All About Empowering Women Leaders

Morning Joe co-host brings her bestseller to life

In 2011 Mika Brzezinski released her powerful New York Times bestselling manifesto, Knowing Your Value: Women, Money and Getting What You're Worth—a must read for women everywhere. And now, Brzezinski,…

9 Popular Sites Become Core of New Adweek Blog Network

Previous parent Mediabistro refocuses on recruitment and professional development

A diverse collection of industry blogs previously owned by Mediabistro today has been integrated into Adweek.com as the new Adweek Blog Network. Purchased by Adweek's parent company in 2014, the sites…

Clio Awards Unveils 'Super Clio' That Will Honor the Best Super Bowl Ad

Jury of industry leaders will select the game's top spot

This year, Super Bowl advertisers will have a chance at a new recognition for creating the best work in advertising's biggest annual event. The Clio Awards announced today it is launching…

Nerdist Wants to Create a Larger Network, 'Like a Viacom or a Disney'

Site and podcast have grown into a multiplatform empire

Nerdist has turned from being a pet project of Chris Hardwick into a podcast maker, a multichannel network and online publisher that's expanding into TV and live events. Under the direction of…

How 6 Ad Women Would Rebrand Pro-Choice

Updating a label that's not resonating with younger women

Where a politician stands on women's issues may be a tentpole of election season but, according to The New York Times, an enduring label of modern politics—pro-choice—has lost favor. Why?…

Adweek Parent Prometheus Buys Mediabistro Editorial Assets

Includes about 25 sites

PGM-MB Holdings, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Prometheus Global Media, reached a definitive agreement to acquire a large portion of Mediabistro Inc. The purchase price is $8 million in cash. The acquisition…

Former Adweek Editor and Publisher Alison Fahey Named 4A's CMO

New position at industry group

Former Adweek editor and publisher Alison Fahey is joining the 4A's as the industry organization’s first chief marketing officer, beginning in March. Fahey, who was an Adweek writer, editor and publisher,…

Adweek Parent Guggenheim Media Announces Changes

To split businesses into two operating units

Guggenheim Media, the parent of Adweek, announced that it is splitting into two operating entities. Jeff Wilbur was tapped to head up Adweek plus The Clio Awards and Film Expo Group…

Ross Levinsohn Among Leading Execs to Speak at Digital Entertainment World

Guggenheim Digital Media CEO joins CBS Interactive's Jim Lanzone, OMD's Claudia Cahill

Ross Levinsohn, CEO of Guggenheim Digital Media, publisher of Adweek, The Hollywood Reporter and Billboard, is on the growing list of industry executives set to speak at the inaugural 2014…

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