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.

Indie Agency David&Goliath Shores Up Its Leadership Team With the Hiring of a New President

Manila Envelope Consulting founder and ad industry veteran Yumi Prentice starts in September.

Starcom Names 3 New Presidents Within Its U.S. Network

Starcom USA promoted Danielle Gonzales and Karla Knecht to president, chief client officer and hired Kristina Lutz as president of investment.

MEC Hires New U.S. CEO Away From Starcom Ahead of Maxus Merger

Amanda Richman takes over in October.

The Entire History of Fire Erupts Into Your Backyard in This Bizarre and Epic Ode to Grilling

Agency Jung von Matt gets poetic for German supermarket chain Edeka.

To Attract New Hires From Out of Town, a Cincinnati Agency Created a Tinder Profile…for Cincinnati

What better way to find a match?

This Maternity Line for Children Was Created to Highlight 7 Million Youth Pregnancies Each Year

The 'unnatural and disturbing' campaign was created by a Finnish agency and fashion designer to help raise funds for Plan International.

Deloitte Acquires Acne to Expand Its European Operation and Picks Up Chipotle Assignment

Acne recently made headlines for its work for Ikea.

Lionsgate Pictures and Microsoft Were the Top Spenders on National Broadcast Placement Last Week

Advertisers spent some $135 million on new ads for the week of July 31-Aug. 6.

GroupM North American CEO Is Leaving to Launch AT&T’s New Analytics Platform

GroupM North America CEO Brian Lesser is leaving the agency to accept a position with AT&T.

Accenture Acquires Marketing and Sales Consultancy Brand Learning

The London-based company services 160 clients in over 60 countries.