Blind Item: Which Agency Creative is One Step Away From Wielding a ‘Will Work for Food’ Sign?

By Kiran Aditham 

Nothing like a blind item to shake off the post-holiday rust, and this one is rather interesting since it involves a certain well-known agency with a certain well-known flagship client that may or may not have sharply reduced its ad spending last year. Of course, this is all unconfirmed and could just be a case of sour grapes, but that’s the way the blind item world turns. Here goes:

“A ________ creative in charge of their big money ________ account has been taking money in exchange for work from post production companies in ______. Each company gives [him/her] a few hundred dollars, cash, every time [he/she] shows up with a job. [He/she] has had some serious tax troubles in the past and most of [his/her] six figure salary is garnished by the IRS.”


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