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Topic: Droga5

Facebook Opens Its Ad Awards to Instagram Campaigns

Starts taking submissions

Facebook is allowing a new ad type in its yearly awards: Instagram campaigns. The Facebook Awards started taking submissions last week, and for the first time, Instagram ads are up for…

Droga5 Wins Hotly Contested Sausage Pitch

Add Johnsonville to the brands the agency amassed this year

Droga5, Adweek's U.S. Agency of the Year, has added sausage to its fire. Johnsonville Sausage has selected the New York shop to handle its creative business after a review, Johnsonville has…

Agency of the Year: A Maturing Droga5 Still Hasn't Lost Its Edge

With a broader range and bigger ideas, the shop only seems to get better

The inspiration for "This Is Wholesome," the phenomenal, very un-Droga5-like campaign that the agency created for Honey Maid this year, came on a playground in New York's East Village. That’s where agency…

The Best Ad of 2014 Was Brilliant and Subversive, and It Wasn't Even Real

Inside Newcastle and Droga5's ambushing of the Super Bowl

Technically speaking, the best ad of 2014 didn’t exist. Just ask Anna Kendrick. Last January, millions of viewers watched the Academy Award nominee deliver a two-minute, profanity-laden rant that took Newcastle…

Key Players at Droga5 N.Y. Take Global Roles

Sarah Thompson, Jonny Bauer are big drivers of growth

Two big drivers of Droga5's business growth are rising to global roles. Sarah Thompson and Jonny Bauer, CEO and chief strategy officer of the agency's flagship New York office, will now…

There Are 4 Big Winners in Kraft's Agency Consolidation

Their gains come at the expense of 8 shops

Some pretty good agencies are getting swept out in Kraft's move to consolidate creative responsibilities on its brands at four main roster shops. Gone are Droga5, Wieden + Kennedy, The Martin…

Ad of the Day: Every Time Taylor Swift Takes a Sip of Diet Coke, Kittens Magically Appear

The ultimate cat lady

Just when you thought Taylor Swift couldn't get any more respect from millennials, here she is proving again that she lives in a reality only believable in a Disney movie. Swifties…

Today's #AdweekChat Topic: How Ads That Empower Women Are Changing the Industry

Twitter chat begins at 2 p.m. ET

Advertising has long been accused of perpetuating stereotypes, but now the trend seems to be shifting as more brands see the social and financial benefits of celebrating strong women. Messages of…

Honey Maid, GE and Quirky Explain What It Means to Be Fearless

Mondelez leaders call out unusual campaigns

Mondelez marketing and media leaders Dana Anderson and Bonin Bough let brands do most of the talking today at an Advertising Week session about being fearless. Front and center were the…

Ad of the Day: Diet Coke Can Even Make Air Travel Pleasant (in Your Dreams)

Transported with a sip

Why do people drink Diet Coke? Is it the caffeine? The lack of calories? The sheer convenience? Or do they actually enjoy the taste? Coca-Cola is banking on the latter on…

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