Topic: JWT New York

'Milk' Screenwriter and LGBT Activist Creates a Powerful Anti-Bullying Campaign for Coke

Dustin Lance Black and the case for compassion

In his inspiring Oscar acceptance speech for Milk, the 2008 film about the assassinations of San Francisco Mayor George Moscone and openly gay city official Harvey Milk, screenwriter Dustin Lance…

The Battle to Own Branded Content

Creative, media and PR agencies vie to serve marketers in the burgeoning discipline

Doug Scott’s recent departure from OgilvyEntertainment, the successful unit he founded eight years ago, has raised questions about whether its WPP parent might fold it into another corporate entertainment sibling…

The Barbarian Group Adds Finance and Account Chiefs

New positions for the digital shop

The Barbarian Group in New York has added a chief financial officer and a head of account management, two new positions for the digital shop. Alex White is the CFO while…

Meet 4 Agency Execs With British and European Roots That Are Based in N.Y.

Is there a shortage of high-level U.S. talent?

‘If I can make it there, I’ll make it anywhere ...’ The timeless lyrics sung by the Chairman of the Board hold a particular relevance to the agency world. Helming the…

Peter Sherman Is New JWT N.Y. CEO

Former BBDO managing director, Europe

At BBDO, Peter Sherman was known as being an account guy who worked well with strong creative personalities like Eric Silver and Gerry Graf. That acumen will come in handy…

Venables Bell Exec Takes New Business Role at JWT

Emilie Vasu brings account management background

The New York office of JWT has found a new director of business development in California. Emilie Vasu, who most recently was an account director at Venables Bell & Partners in…

JWT's Benjamin Makes First Big Move

Appoints duo to lead N.Y. creative department

The appointment of Matt MacDonald and Ryan Kutscher as co-chief creative officers of JWT's New York office represents North American creative chief Jeff Benjamin's first big move since he started…