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Now displaying: April, 2021
Apr 26, 2021

On this episode of 'Yeah, That's Probably an Ad' Ko Im is joined by Brooklyn-based LCSW therapist Elle Bernfeld, who specializes in therapy for creative professionals. Elle and Ko discuss the unique stresses of working in a creative industry, building creative confidence, and guide you through a short meditation that you can turn to in moments of stress.

Apr 16, 2021

At prime time on Sunday night, April 18, an hour-long special designed to relieve hesitancy around the Covid-19 vaccine will air on NBC. The special, Roll Up Your Sleeves: Presented by Walgreens has brought in big names, including Barack and Michelle Obama, Shaquille O'Neill, Jennifer Lopez, Dr. Anthony Fauci and more, to get out the critical message. With the help of these and other actors, athletes, musicians, healthcare workers, national political figures and more, the special aims to encourage Americans to get the Covid vaccine, as well as dispel misinformation surrounding the vaccine.

'Yeah, That's Probably an Ad' host Ko Im sat down with Walgreens CMO Pat McLean and ATTN: co-founder Matthew Segal to discuss the upcoming special, what we can expect, and how events like this have influenced public perception in the past.

Apr 14, 2021

Beyond the Pledge is a limited podcast series, in partnership with R/GA and the 4A’s, that spotlights a variety of people with different perspectives on the current state of diversity, equity, and inclusion—and the work we still have left to do. Their tough and honest conversations will tear down myths and identify actionable ways in which we can hold brands and agencies accountable. Listeners will be equipped with the inspiration and knowledge needed to make critical, long-term and meaningful changes.

On this episode, Beyond the Pledge series host, Jai Tedeschi, chats with Tony Effik, founder of Black and Brilliant, about the true meaning of being an ally to your BIPOC colleagues.

Apr 12, 2021

David Griner and Ko Im are joined by Stephen Lepitak, Erik Oster and Kathryn Lundstrom to discuss the state of Cannes Lions, Adweek's Media All-Stars, and why so many celebrities are getting involved in the spirits category.

Apr 7, 2021

Beyond the Pledge is a limited podcast series, in partnership with R/GA and the 4A’s, that spotlights a variety of people with different perspectives on the current state of diversity, equity, and inclusion—and the work we still have left to do. Their tough and honest conversations will tear down myths and identify actionable ways in which we can hold brands and agencies accountable. Listeners will be equipped with the inspiration and knowledge needed to make critical, long-term and meaningful changes.

On this episode of Beyond the Pledge, R/GA's VP, Global Executive Director, Culture & Operation Jai Tedeschi sat down with Marla Kaplowitz, CEO of the 4A’s, and Sean Lyons Global CEO of R/GA to discuss the importance of data transparency when it comes to creating a path towards an anti-racist culture.

Apr 5, 2021

Host Ko Im is joined by David Kaplan, Heide Palermo, T.L. Stanley and Nick Gardner to discuss the constantly increasing importance of sustainability in brand and performance marketing, and some of the brands that are paving the way. Plus, a conversation about Adweek’s Sustainability Council and Sustainability Stars list.

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