Hot List 2018

2018’s Digital Hot List: The Movers and Innovators That Got Us Excited This Year

From Fortnite to Instagram, these are the trends that shaped the year.

Kenya Barris Reinvented the Family Comedy With Black-ish. Now He’ll Do It Again at Netflix

Adweek’s TV Creator of the Year is the latest showrunner to leave network television for the streaming service.

How Ellen Conquered Digital

Snackable, brand-safe content has gained her tens of millions of followers across platforms.

Overseeing 11 Networks, From HGTV to ID, Kathleen Finch Knows What Female Cable Viewers Want

Adweek’s TV Executive of the Year is merging Discovery and Scripps’ talent and audiences.

Publishing Executive of the Year: Bob Cohn, president of The Atlantic

The news media business isn’t easy, which is why news of an ambitious period of growth at The Atlantic announced earlier this year was met with surprise. (“You read that […]

Editor’s Letter: Adweek Rolls Out Hot List, Expands Adcolor Partnership

None of these talented Hot List honorees got where they are on their own steam. Today, Adweek and Adcolor are proudly announcing an extension of its longtime partnership, creating two new platforms for 2019 to further recognize and honor the accomplishments of diverse talent.

The 2018 Hot List: The Year’s Best in Print, TV and Digital Content

Adweek's picks for the top media of the year.

Supporting a Cause Is No Longer a Choice for Brands

But it must be an authentic effort.