Erik Oster

Erik Oster

Agencies Reporter
Erik Oster is an agencies reporter for Adweek, where he covers creative, media and strategy agencies. He is a frequent writer for Adweek's AgencySpy.

This Agency Saved Jobs by Bringing Restaurant and Grocery Clients Together

Republica Havas helped grocery chain Sedano's offer jobs to employees of Versailles and La Carreta restaurants.

Chicago Mayor Gets Silly at Home for Social Distancing PSAs

Havas Chicago finds a lighthearted way to spread Lori Lightfoot's serious message.

9thWonder CEO Jose Lozano on Furloughs, Salary Cuts and Learning From Past Disasters

The agency recently instituted a 20% pay reduction.

Havas New York Makes Wellness Part of the Work-From-Home Routine

The agency's remote Creative Consciousness sessions nourish body and mind.

Publicis Health Introduces Chief Patient Officer Position

The agency hired Susan Manber before the coronavirus crisis hit.

UN Issues Global Call to Creatives in Response to COVID-19

The United Nations' first open brief calls on creatives to craft messaging that helps combat coronavirus.

Carat Names First Chief Digital Officer

JiYoung Kim joins the agency from Reprise in the newly created role.

Kantar’s COVID-19 Barometer Examines Impact on Consumer Behavior

The survey provided insights into the role brands play during the pandemic.

OMD’s New Chief Client Officer Arrived Ahead of Coronavirus

Shreya Kushari and OMD USA CEO John Osborn discussed navigating clients through disruption.

Kraft Heinz Is Reviewing $520 Million Global Media Account

Publicis Groupe's Starcom is defending in the review.