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Now displaying: May, 2020
May 26, 2020

It's an especially eye-opening Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. A Fishbowl survey found that unfortunately, 70% of Asian Americans in marketing and advertising have experienced bias since the pandemic. 

We speak with several industry leaders about their own experiences and what needs to be done going forward. Listen to Judy Lee of Pinterest, Michelle Lee of Allure and Bing Chen of Goldhouse.

May 18, 2020

As consumers, we're not hitting subscription fatigue; in fact, we keep a heavy appetite for programming. In this week's episode, streaming editor Kelsey Sutton tells us there's room for multiple winners in the streaming wars. The question now is: how to keep viewers for the long-term?

Plus, Stacey Bendet, CEO and creative director of Alice + Olivia, shares how she's trying to keep up with the demand after selling out of 100,000 masks in 10 days and how she accelerated the launch of Creatively, a new jobs platform to hire for the current climate

May 11, 2020

TL Stanley joins co-hosts David Griner and Ko Im to talk about how quarantine has been good for the cannabis industry. 

And several brands are also turning to puzzles as pastimes become current again. 

Plus, advocate Aaron Harvey of Ready Set Rocket and Made of Millions talks about agencies and mental health in time of crisis.

May 4, 2020

David Griner talks about how a bookstore ramped up site visits by turning into travel inspiration with new community editor Ko Im. 

Agencies reporter Minda Smiley highlights the great projects agencies are doing to help small businesses. 

And, streaming editor Kelsey Sutton speaks with Joseph Gordon-Levitt about his quarantine collaboration YouTube project. 

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