Patrick Coffee

Patrick Coffee

Patrick Coffee is a senior editor for Adweek, where he specializes in covering agencies, brands and industry trends. He is editor of Adweek's AgencySpy blog and Industry Bulletin.

Can YouTube Ever Be Completely Safe for Advertisers?

This week underlined the inherent flaws of user-generated content portals as a sanctuary for advertisers.

BMF Co-Owner Sues Agency for Allegedly Demoting Her After Learning She Was Pregnant

A lawsuit claims the experiential shop cut evp Ashley Berg's salary by 35%.

YouTube Sends Memo to Major Brands and Holding Companies Regarding Latest Ad Safety Controversy

Disney, Nestle and others reportedly halted spending over 'soft-core pedophilia' comments.

PepsiCo Moves Gatorade Digital Marketing to TBWA\Chiat\Day Los Angeles

This portion of the business had been with WPP's VMLY&R.

Apple Watch Defies Gravity in Latest Sky-High ‘Air Dancing’ Spot From Director Jonathan Glazer

The ad stars indoor skydiving champion Inka Tiitto.

NBCUniversal Entertainment Places Media Planning and Buying Business in Review

Incumbent agency Essence to defend the account against several competitors.

Ogilvy Announces Another Restructuring in the Latest Phase of Its ‘Next Chapter’

CEO John Seifert's internal memo includes several executive departures and promotions.

Volkswagen Names Johannes Leonardo Lead Creative Agency in the U.S.

The decision purportedly followed an internal WPP pitch.

Keurig Dr Pepper Selects Initiative as Media Agency of Record for U.S. and Canada

Publicis Groupe's Spark Foundry was incumbent on the business.

Omnicom Promotes Hearts & Science CEO Scott Hagedorn to Lead OMG North America

He succeeds Page Thompson, who is retiring after 40 years.