Friday Stir

By Erik Oster 

-TBWA/Chiat/Day New York launched a campaign for Traveler’s Insurance featuring a pair of new ads directed by Lance Accord (video above) which will run during the PGA’s Traveler’s Championship.

-Former Omelet associate creative director Tiffani Harcrow sued Omelet for wrongful termination, alleging she was ultimately fired for raising objections to a Princess Cruise Lines campaign presenting their cruises as safe as of June 30.

Mark Penn‘s Stagwell Group proposed a merger with Mark Penn‘s MDC Partners.


-At NewFronts, Digitas debuted a trailer for a documentary on sexism in the culinary industry, a co-production with KitchenAid.

Beth Egan, an associate professor of advertising at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University, says brands can’t walk away from conversations about race.

-Recent Western University grad Lauren Holmes decided to address a spike in young Canadians ignoring social distancing guidelines to party with a “Party Responsibly” initiative to share socially responsible partying practices.