Oregon’s School of Journalism Researched Ad Agency Diversity and the Numbers Are Bleak

Close to 1,800 shops were represented in the study

Graphic from addatabase.org
Data at addatabase.org outlines the lack of diversity at ad agencies in the U.S. University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communications

Over the summer, the advertising industry was forced to confront its own shortcomings about race. Most notably, 600 & Rising’s founding aggressively refocused the mission to bring more diverse talent into advertising and marketing.

@zanger doug.zanger@adweek.com Doug Zanger is a senior editor, agencies at Adweek, focusing on creativity and agencies.