Erik Oster

Erik Oster

Erik Oster is a staff writer for Adweek, where he covers creative, media and strategy agencies. He is a frequent writer for Adweek's AgencySpy blog.

Breakthrough Agency of the Year: Troubled Brands Turning to Johannes Leonardo Is a Sign the Agency Has ‘Come of Age’

Adweek's 2019 Breakthrough Agency of the Year produced strong work for Volkswagen and Gap and doubled in size.

Jeff Adkins Succeeds Tonise Paul as CEO of Energy BBDO

The veterans discuss the transition and how they've built a strong agency.

Is This Coffee So Good, It’s Criminal?

A new ad spot Folgers' 1850 brand imagines a world where people go to great lengths for coffee.

Jack Daniel’s Parent Company Brown-Forman Names Energy BBDO as Global Creative Agency of Record

The review also included Arnold, Cramer-Krasselt, FCB Chicago and Grey.

Applications Are Open for Adweek’s Media Agency of the Year

Apply for consideration by Dec. 9.

Tombras Takes Manhattan, Opening New York Office After Winning 3 New Accounts

Agency will serve Nutrisystem, FreshDirect and Harry’s at new outpost.

Programmatic Has a Ways to Go to Live Up to Its Potential

4A's and The 614 Group have co-authored a report on ad tech called The Future of Programmatic and Automation.

Lufthansa Group Picks Mindshare as Global Media Agency of Record

The GroupM appointment marks an expansion of a relationship dating back to 2000.

Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s Back With 72andSunny as Creative AOR

72andSunny previously served as AOR for six years prior to a 2017 review.

The Marketing Arm Takes the Lead on State Farm’s $615 Million Creative Account

DDB Chicago will remain with the insurance company.