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Now displaying: March, 2019
Mar 25, 2019

For Women's History Month, a panel of women from Adweek's news team discuss the obstacles and opportunities for women in today's marketing, media and tech worlds.

On this week's panel are:

• Aneya Fernando, podcast producer and digital projects editor

• Kimeko McCoy, social editor

• Ann-Marie Alcántara, tech reporter

Sponsor: This week's episode is brought to you by Facebook, which has a new podcast — Three and a Half Degrees: The Power of Connection. This podcast brings some of the brightest minds in business together. Listen and subscribe on any podcast platform or by visiting Facebook.com/threeandahalfdegrees

Mar 21, 2019

During a break from her judging of One Show film entries, Wieden + Kennedy London creative director Ray Shaughnessy joined us in the Dominican Republic to talk about the pros and cons of advertising awards. She also walks us through the process behind Formula 1's new sonic branding, created by compressing an entire Chemical Brothers track down to just 3 seconds.

Our theme music is by Home. This week's episode was produced by David Griner and edited by Lane McGiboney.

Mar 18, 2019

Fresh back from SXSW, Adweek Brand Marketing Editor Kristina Monllos shares the panel she moderated with experiential marketing leader Giant Spoon. The agency created HBO's high-profile interactive SXSW experiences for Westworld in 2018 and Game of Thrones in 2019. In this week's episode, we hear Kristina's talk with Giant Spoon co-founders Trevor Guthrie and Marc Simons, who share the lessons learned in creating epic experiences.

Mar 12, 2019

Jeff Goodby and Rich Silverstein will be this year's lifetime achievement honorees at the Cannes Lions, so this week we're revisiting the legacy of Goodby Silverstein & Partners, from "Got Milk?" to three Super Bowl ads this year alone. 

Adweek Senior Editor Doug Zanger shares the agency's background and his recent interview with Goodby and Silverstein.

Upcoming Event: Want to learn how some of today's top brands and agencies are bridging the real and digital worlds? Don't miss Adweek's Elevate: Creativity on May 1, 2019. Learn more and grab tickets while they last at https://www.adweek.com/events-and-awards/elevate-creativity2019/

Sponsor: This week's episode is brought to you by Facebook, which has a new podcast — Three and a Half Degrees: The Power of Connection. This podcast brings some of the brightest minds in business together. Listen and subscribe on any podcast platform or by visiting Facebook.com/threeandahalfdegrees

Mar 5, 2019

As the marketing and tech worlds descend on Austin, we caught up with Adweek's SXSW coverage crew to learn more about what they'll be looking for at this year's festival. We also look at YouTube's massive clampdown on comments in content featuring minors and what it says about the state of brand safety.

This week's panel is:

• Kristina Monllos, Brand Marketing Editor, Adweek
• Marty Swant, Tech Reporter, Adweek
• Josh Rios, Video Producer and Editor, Adweek
• David Griner, Creative and Innovation Editor, Adweek

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