Tuesday Odds and Ends

By Erik Oster 

Mekanism and its social agency, Epic Signal, created a social media video in partnership with IPG Media Lab as part of an integrated campaign promoting the temporary return of MillerCoors’ Zima brand (video above). 

-Airbnb CMO Jonathan Mildenhall talks with Business Insider about Cannes, diversity (or lack thereof) in advertising and the first agency he applied to, which he says rejected him for being black.

Alex Morrison joined Grey in the newly-created role of president of Grey West and will oversee the agency’s San Francisco and Los Angeles offices.


-Photographer and creative director Mario Testin told a Cannes audience, “”At the end of the day, there is no difference between editorial and advertising.”

-JP Morgan Chase CMO Kristin Lemkau says YouTube isn’t doing enough about brand safety issues

-The Drum goes “Beyond the Brief” with BBDO copywriter Christopher Vega.

-Adweek talks podcasts with Ira Glass.