David Griner

David Griner

David Griner is creative and innovation editor for Adweek.
David Griner is Adweek's creative and innovation editor. He's been covering agencies, creativity, technology and marketing innovation for more than a decade and is host of Adweek's podcast, "Yeah, That's Probably an Ad."

Need a Bit of Holiday Warmth? This Ad’s Animated Tale of a Nervous Elf Is on Par With Pixar

Swiss retailer Manor and BETC tell the story of an unexpected connection between a young boy and a toymaker.

McDonald’s Made a Series of Perfectly Retro Posters to Celebrate Its ‘Timeless’ Big Mac

TBWA\Paris continues 2018's ongoing, global celebration of the menu item's 50th year.

An Ad Agency Is Making Alexa Apologize Hilariously to Cities That Didn’t Get Amazon’s HQ2

McGarrah Jessee wrote custom breakup messages for each town, accessible via the agency's 'Please Apologize' skill.

Ikea Shoppers Turn a Broken Elevator Into a Cozy Christmas Spot in This Charming Ad

Italian agency stv DDB brings the holiday out of the home.

It’s Chicken Vs. Turkey in KFC’s Holiday Ad About the Ultimate Poultry Showdown

The U.K. ad about turkey's one day of glory is aimed at Christmas, but works well for U.S. Thanksgiving too.

Banned From TV, This Conservation Ad Has Become a Viral Sensation With 35 Million Views

Celebs and news outlets amplified the U.K. spot's reach dramatically.

This Highly Anticipated Christmas Ad From Sainsbury’s Has a Great Message, But Bad Timing

U.K. retailer John Lewis launched a similar spot just 2 months ago.

On the Adweek Podcast: A Shockingly Effective PSA and a Look at the Year’s Top Marketers

Plus we tackle the annual question of holiday season: Does Love, Actually hold up?

Macy’s Holiday Ad Is a Touching Tale of Being Apart From Those We Love at Christmas

An astronaut mom receives a surprising connection to home in BBDO's artful spot for the retailer.

Why KFC Turned a Tweet From One of Its Biggest Critics Into a U.K. Ad Campaign

Mother launches the brand's new fry recipe with a mea culpa.