Doug Zanger

Doug Zanger

Senior Editor, Agencies
Doug Zanger is a senior editor, agencies at Adweek, focusing on creativity and agencies. He has covered a wide range of industry topics and interviewed several high-profile luminaries including Megan Rapinoe, Sue Bird, Jeff Goldblum, Carrie Brownstein, Michael Kelly, Jeffrey Katzenberg and some of the NFL’s biggest past and present stars. Based in Portland, Ore. and unabashedly loyal to the Pacific Northwest, Zanger has over 25 years of experience in the advertising industry, including 12 in radio, where he picked up a Radio Mercury Award.

Oregon Launches Blunt COVID-19 Message: Stay Home or You Could Accidentally Kill Someone

Campaign created by Wieden + Kennedy Portland.

How the NFL Quickly Turned Around a PSA Involving Over 50 of the League’s Stars

72andSunny and the NFL encourage people to #StayHomeStayStrong. And, according to the league and agency, there are lessons to learn for the future.

Made-Up Sports Fill the Void in Cute Buffalo Wild Wings Ad

Some UGC fun from The Martin Agency.

Iconic Album Covers Get the Social Distancing Treatment

Los Angeles agency Activisita wants people to create some space and has redone covers from The Beatles, Queen, U2, Fugees and more.

Nike Rallies Sports Fans to ‘Play Inside, Play for the World’

New campaign promotes brand's workout app, and follows $15 million in donations for the brand and its leadership.

In New Ads, Toyota and Hyundai Pivot Messaging to Helping People

Korean automaker's purchase protection program makes a comeback, while the Japanese brand continues to adjust to changes due to Covid-19.

Austin’s 25 Brand Stars Share a Texas-Sized Spirit of Community and Innovation

Meet Austin's 25 Brand Stars of 2020.

Q&A: McCann Worldgroup CEO Harris Diamond on Navigating a Global Organization in a Time of Crisis

From coronavirus to Cannes, a look inside the network's operations and action.

Remembering Alice Lowe, One of San Francisco’s Most Influential Agency Leaders

The former CEO was a massive influence on Howard Gossage and the Asian-American community.

How Would a Shift to October Change the Nature of Cannes Lions?

Industry veterans say the festival's backup plan is wise but could result in much different event. And maybe it should.