Friday Morning Stir

By Erik Oster 

-The first TV ad ran 75 years ago today (video above).

Mark St. Amant explains “Why Working In Advertising Sucks And What We Can Do About It.”

-The NBCU Content Studio launched a digital campaign for Sabra


-Rauxa expanded its strategy team with the appointment of Van Tran as strategy director.

-Mindshare North America appointed Jason Smith as senior partner, managing director, digital investment

-Cincinnati-based full-service agency Curiosity appointed Yvonne Starkey-Posey as vice president, media services.

-Karmarama teamed up with Creative England to launch Creative Nation, “an initiative that promises to help small agencies work with big brands.”

-Adweek explores how “Marketing to Women From Its Earliest Days Has Kept Keds Running for 100 Years.”