Friday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster Comment

-Copywriter and former intern Eugene Gao created this spot for Lantern, a “beacon-based project that aims to help the blind to independently navigate the subway” (video above).

-AdAge shares “Six Things You Didn’t Know About J. Walter Thompson NY’s Adam Kerj.”

-The 4A’s and the Association of National Advertisers formed a joint task force to address media kickbacks.

-Global marketing agency Metia hired Sarah Porter as senior account director and Katrina Trinidad as account director.

-Ogilvy’s Colin Mitchell talks Mad Men and advertising with Matt Creamer on WNYC.

-Strategic design agency Trollbäck + Company (T+Co) created the new branding package for The Late Late Show with James Corden.

-Things Unlimited appointed Susie Clark as its first managing director.

-Saatchi & Saatchi New York celebrated “Dress Like Matilda Day” on April 23rd, in honor of Matilda Kahl.

-Interpublic agency FCB Brasil was implicated in the Petrobas kickback scandal.