Tuesday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

-JWT Atlanta launched a “Battles Won” campaign for the U.S. Marine Corps (video above).

-Mother London placed a giant boob on a building this past Sunday (which was Mother’s Day in the U.K.) as “a celebration of every woman’s right to decide how and where they feed their children without feeling guilty or embarrassed” as part of its Mother Projects initiative.

Maranda McGeary joined Project’s G7 Marketing in Nashville in the newly created role of brand strategist. She was formerly a consultant and MillerCoors marketer.


-Hub Strategy & Communication hired former Y&R California president Mike Reese to fill the same role at the San Francisco agency.

-Richmond’s Barber Martin Agency hired Ron Villacarillo (formerly with The Martin Agency, CP+B, TBWA, etc.) as senior art director.

-Crayola has announced plans to retire one of its original 24 crayons. Before you start a petition: do we really need both red violet and violet red?

-Digiday examines “How Instagram beat out Snapchat as fashion’s ‘social darling.’