Tuesday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

Direct Agents of New York and L.A. made a video to document its “Work Perks” (video above).  Don’t ever say HR never gave you anything.

In case you thought your agency’s crisis management skills might be lacking, Fox News confirmed and then denied that it had fired CEO Roger Ailes this afternoon.

-Colle+McVoy promoted Katie Anderson to the newly-created role of executive director of insight. 


-Three more states sued VW for lying about its diesel engines. Americans continue not to care.

-San Diego-based Coronado Brewing Co. appointed Grupo Gallegos as its creative AOR following a review.

Beer trade group says Bud Light “caucus” joke was not lewd because Donald Trump brags about the size of his inheritance.

-MEC appointed Gurpreet Wadhwa as head of digital for its Vietnam office. 

PinckneyHugo of Syracuse, New York created a PSA campaign with local org Onondaga County Save the Rain to help prevent street litter from moving into the town lake.

B2B brand strategy agency BrandingBusiness opened a new London-based EMEA regional office.