Deutsch LA Fires CCO After Offensive Email About Casting Black Talent Resurfaces

Brett Craig had been with the agency since 2012 and was promoted to creative chief in 2018

Brett Craig
Before becoming CCO in 2018, Craig worked across accounts including Dr Pepper and Taco Bell. Deutsch LA

Agency Deutsch Los Angeles has fired chief creative officer Brett Craig after a former employee shared a screenshot of an offensive work email from 2015 on Instagram this week.

@ErikDOster Erik Oster is an agencies reporter for Adweek.