Topic: Atlanta

Marketing Firm Fires Employee Whose Photo of a Co-worker's Child Sparked Flurry of Racist Jokes

Exec's swift response earns vocal praise for company

Racist comments may be sadly commonplace online, but you wouldn't expect to see them generated by your co-worker's friends on a picture of your own child. That's the situation Sydney Shelton,…

This Agency's New Coffee Shop, Open to the Public, Is Both Gathering Spot and R&D Lab

Huge Cafe looks to energize Atlanta's creative community

The Atlanta office of Huge, an agency known for its work in the digital space, is going offline to create a new kind of buzz. This week, Huge opened its own public…

Puddles the Golden-Voiced Clown Wants You to Ditch the Corporate Drudgery

Loan service ad reminds entrepreneurs of all they leave behind

If you've ever been a corporate clown, you can relate to this spot aimed at small business owners who fled the office circus to live their dreams. Puddles, the Sad Clown…

Wunderman Fills Its Top Creative Job in New York

Toni Hess joins select group of female creative leaders

Yes, there's a paucity of women in top creative roles in advertising. But that isn't what drove Wunderman's Jamie Gallo to hire Toni Hess as chief creative officer for the…

How Do You Find the Right Scream for an Angry Goat in Your Ad?

Tunewelders will go to any length to find pitch-perfect melodies and organic sounds

Getting the right scream for an angry goat in a Doritos crowdsourced Super Bowl spot was just part of the job for the musicians at Tunewelders, a 5-year-old music production…

HoneyBaked Ham's Radio-Mobile Play Aims to Take a Bite Out of Turkey Day

Pilot launches in Atlanta, but could be expanded

HoneyBaked Ham is combining radio and mobile this Thanksgiving to see if the brand can stir up big sales in Atlanta for a holiday known for turkey feasts. Various radio…

Razorfish Opens San Francisco Lab for Emerging Retail Experiences

Follows successful space in Atlanta

There’s no shortage of specialists out there to help make the digital dreams of retailers a reality. As the concept of the fully digitized store spreads, agencies including AKQA, iCrossing…

Quish Exits JWT After Seven Years

Agency launches search for new Atlanta CEO

Rob Quish wore many hats in his seven years at JWT: global evp, North American president, head of the agency's specialized communications group and most recently, Atlanta CEO. The last role,…

JWT's Quish Takes Reins in Atlanta

Succeeds Ridge White, who shifts to run U.S. Shell business

Rob Quish is taking Atlanta. Quish, who remains CEO of JWT Inside, the agency’s recruitment marketing and employee communications arm, has been handed the CEO role at JWT Atlanta, home of the…