Friday Stir

By Erik Oster 

-The Y asks audiences to “Stay With Us!” as it navigates the coronavirus pandemic by adapting its offerings to communities (video above).

-The UN issued a global call to creatives to help craft messaging around the coronavirus pandemic.

-Dentsu Aegis Network’s Carat hired JiYoung Kim as its first chief digital officer. She joins the agency from Reprsie, where she served as chief client officer.


D&AD Festival 2020 is cancelled, but the awards will go on.

-Multicultural agency IW Group launched a “#WashTheHate’ social campaign to combat racism against Asian Americans in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

-Many agencies are furloughing employees as they attempt to mitigate the impact of the coronavirus on business.

-David Madrid executive creative director André Toledo shares a WFH diary.