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Now displaying: September, 2019
Sep 27, 2019

It's Hispanic Heritage Month but you might not know that if you're keeping an eye on brand marketing campaigns.

This week's guests say that's not necessarily a bad thing as more brands are supporting the community 365 days a year, not just for a set-aside few weeks. Adweek's community editor Nicole Ortiz hosts this special edition of Yeah, That's Probably An Ad, with guests: 

  • Isaac Mizrahi, COO of Alma 
  • Marina Filippelli, CCO of Orcì 
  • Ann-Marie Alcántara, Adweek retail reporter 
Sep 22, 2019

This week we dive into Adweek's cover story, the 100 Fastest Growing Agencies. What sets these small and medium-sized agencies from their big counterparts?

Plus, Spotify targets the forgotten generation -- Gen X -- in an outdoor campaign aimed at children of the 80s and 90s.

David Griner hosts with guests Adweek Agencies editor Doug Zanger and Agencies reporter Minda Smiley.

Sep 16, 2019

Marketing chicken has take a whole new turn. KFC is launching a dating game where contestants can date a sexy version of Colonel Sanders. We talk about why the brand has gone there.

We also delve into presidential candidates as brands and what that means to their campaigns. Plus, what Adweek has coming for this week's Covering Climate Now project.

David Griner hosts and is joined by media reporter Sara Jerde and chief of staff Jameson Fleming.

Sep 8, 2019

We review last week's big agency news including longtime TBWA creative Duncan Milner suing for wrongful termination, plus the talent battle brewing in Miami. Agencies editor Doug Zanger breaks it all down.

And Adweek's resident historian and senior editor for brands Robert Klara helps us celebrate Adweek's 40th anniversary. 

David Griner and Kimeko McCoy co-host.

Sep 2, 2019

People love that chicken from Popeyes so much the chain ran out of its new sandwich. So what's a marketer to do? Popeyes got creative.

Plus, the lengths some brands will go to to court influencers. And introducing Adweek's new travel and hospitality beat. 

This week's episode is brought to you by Deloitte Digital. 

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