DDB Worldwide Celebrates Creative Trailblazer Phyllis Robinson's 100th Birthday

Robinson was the first female chief copywriter in U.S. history

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Phyllis Robinson was obsessed with the ideas that never made it past the drawing board. When DDB art director Helmut Krone was stuck in a creative rut, she looked through his waste basket. When she sat down to interview candidates, she wanted to look at the ads that their previous employer had rejected.

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