Doner welcomes new senior strategy and creative hires

Today, full-service advertising agency Doner announces that Felipe Cabrera, SVP, strategy director and Justin Bilicki, EVP, executive creative director have recently joined the agency. Felipe, in his second tour at Doner, will help scale the integrated strategy team by leveraging new tools and processes across a number of accounts. Justin will provide creative leadership for brands including … Continue reading “Doner welcomes new senior strategy and creative hires”

Doner launches new campaign for Core Power with Simone Biles

As the 2021 Olympics came to a close this weekend, the world can reflect on and celebrate great performances and powerful statements. The world’s greatest gymnast, Simone Biles, demonstrated how strength is the embodiment of resilience and self-care.  A product of fairlife, LLC, Core Power, a high-protein drink designed to help fuel recovery and build … Continue reading “Doner launches new campaign for Core Power with Simone Biles”

L.L. Bean: First OOH campaign from Doner

An expert on both outdoor attire, equipment and recreation, L.L. Bean believes in the power of fresh air and getting outside, regardless of where “outside” is. The Greater Good Science Center supports this notion, and interest in being outside has grown by 20% over the course of the past year. With that notion in mind, the iconic American retailer has … Continue reading “L.L. Bean: First OOH campaign from Doner”

Travelocity: Launches first campaign from Doner

If the long weekend taught us anything, it’s that travel is indeed back in a big way and Americans are aching to get out there. In an April study, Travelocity that 70% of people plan to take a vacation this year. Obviously it’s needed after a year in Quarantine. Thanks, Covid. With that, the complexities … Continue reading “Travelocity: Launches first campaign from Doner”

Doner Detroit wins two new brands

Congrats to Doner, especially during the time of COVID. The agency has reportedly was named AOR for both Consumers Energy and TCF Bank, following competitive reviews. According to a story from AgencySpy, Doner will handle and manage the launch of a new unified brand platform for TCF Bank, with a cross-channel campaign promoting consumer and … Continue reading “Doner Detroit wins two new brands”

Doner launches creative incubator D-313

Doner Detroit is doubling down on bringing business, talent and marketing dollars to Detroit, with the launch of D-313 a new collaborative creative space that connects the agency more closely with the heart of the city’s downtown creative corridor. Located at 1456 Woodward Ave, in close proximity to the new Shinola Hotel, Quicken Loans, John Varvatos, and … Continue reading “Doner launches creative incubator D-313”

New faces at Doner LA and Wonderful

Doner LA beefs up McDonald’s team Doner LA announced four senior hires following the recent consolidation of McDonald’s retail and local marketing, where Doner was assigned nearly 1,000 local partners to help bring big-agency strategic and creative firepower down to the co-op and franchisee level. Andrew Lamar joins Doner as a Multicultural Strategist, working across … Continue reading “New faces at Doner LA and Wonderful”

Reel LA: Doner, Deutsch, PGA, WGA in the news

Doner LA feasts on Del Monte Doner LA is starting off its 2018 pretty much the same way it ended its 2017 – with a win. The shop has now been named lead agency for California-based Del Monte Foods, one of the nation’s largest producers, distributors and marketers of premium quality, branded food products, following … Continue reading “Reel LA: Doner, Deutsch, PGA, WGA in the news”

McPherrin, Facebook, Doner and opioids in the news

The opioid epidemic is a huge problem in the US, which is what led Detroit-based Doner’s Cleveland and Cuyahoga County, Ohio to create a stunning and smart new PSA campaign featuring a serious prevention message.

Titled “Know the Risks,” the multiplatform campaign is designed to show the effects opioid abuse has on families.

The effort is part of a larger year-long campaign created to flip the narrative of anti-drug campaigns.

Pepsi amplifies Detroit Black-owned businesses for Restaurant Week

Black Restaurant Week is back in August – and so is Pepsi to support the Motor City’s Black-owned businesses. Along with partnering with MLN8 to drive consumers to local Black-owned restaurants from August 20 to August 29, Pepsi also awarded $15,000 to Joe Louis Southern Kitchen to help cover the new business’ repairs from flood damage during this year’s storms.  The … Continue reading “Pepsi amplifies Detroit Black-owned businesses for Restaurant Week”

Zooey Deschanel talks collab with Air Wick & WWF to conserve the planet

Actress, Mother and Environmentalist, Zooey Deschanel (New Girl, 500 Days of Summer, Elf), is focusing on making a difference this summer and pushing new ways to improve climate change. The celebrity has turned to home fragrance brand, eco-friendly Air Wick and the World Wildlife Fund to accomplish this. Inspired by her two children – Charlie … Continue reading “Zooey Deschanel talks collab with Air Wick & WWF to conserve the planet”

General Motors Periscope creates own lanes for pleasant surprises

General Motors is changing the way the world views electric vehicles, and now, they’re looking to shift the vehicle safety paradigm by changing the way the world thinks about road safety – by engineering safety through a human lens. In the latest campaign from McCann Detroit, General Motors introduces Periscope, a new safety brand that brings … Continue reading “General Motors Periscope creates own lanes for pleasant surprises”

The Summer ‘It’ cocktail, the Clamato Michelada

It’s mid-summer, and high time we talk about the middle child alcoholic beverage that doesn’t get the most attention, but legit deserves the most praise. Yes, I’m talking about everyone’s favorite brunch cocktail, a zesty and feisty Clamato Michelada.  What is a Michelada? Seriously? An authentic Michelada (I make them at home, I’m Mexican and … Continue reading “The Summer ‘It’ cocktail, the Clamato Michelada”

Union: Editor Justin “Q” Quagliata joins roster

Editor Justin Quagliata, whose work has been honored with the Cannes Grand Prix For Good, as well as D&AD, AICP, Webby Awards, and more, has joined bicoastal Union Editorial. Known for nearly two decades as “Q,” he recently edited E*Trade’s return to the Super Bowl – “Workout” – created via Mullen Lowe, directed by Smuggler’s … Continue reading “Union: Editor Justin “Q” Quagliata joins roster”

Our Top 5 Super Bowl spots and the Bottom 5

For the 25 years or so I was actively in advertising, I want to say I threw maybe 10 to 15 Super Bowl parties in that span. It was always a joyous tribal experience sitting, laughing, eating my badass chili and drinking with other creative directors, copywriters, art directors and producers. We talked and joked … Continue reading “Our Top 5 Super Bowl spots and the Bottom 5”

Bruce Springsteen in Jeep Super Bowl film, ‘The Middle’

The rumors were true. Bruce Springsteen and Jeep have joined together to launch the two-minute film “The Middle.” The film can now be viewed across the Jeep brand’s social media channels, and it will make a one-time television appearance during tonight’s Big Game. This debuts nearly 10 years to the day from the launch of the … Continue reading “Bruce Springsteen in Jeep Super Bowl film, ‘The Middle’”

HBO Max releases new brand spot

On the heels of news that Warner Bros.’ 2021 slate of films will be available in theaters and streaming on HBO Max the same day, HBO Max released a new brand spot showcasing some of the key Originals that will debut on the streamer in 2021. As the home of high quality storytelling from the … Continue reading “HBO Max releases new brand spot”

Framestore grows team w/vet EPs and producers

Oscar-winning creative studio Framestore announced today that it has bolstered its Los Angeles team by appointing Michael Scarcella as Head of Operations, Dan Roberts and Pete King as Executive Producers, and Carla Attanasio as Senior VFX Producer. Reporting directly to Los Angeles Managing Director, Duncan Burbidge, Scarcella will be responsible for overseeing teams across client … Continue reading “Framestore grows team w/vet EPs and producers”

One Club offers free Jobs Board during COVID-19 crisis

In quick response to sudden volatility in the advertising and design industries brought on by the coronavirus pandemic, The One Club for Creativity has launched The One Club COVID-19 Jobs Board, a free resource for connecting people seeking work globally with agencies, design studios, production companies and brands looking to fill open positions.   The free service is … Continue reading “One Club offers free Jobs Board during COVID-19 crisis”

Carmichael Lynch named AOR for Bush Bros

Beans, beans good for the… revenue. Bush Brothers & Company, the iconic family-owned bean company, announced that Minneapolis-based Carmichael Lynch will serve as the new Strategic Lead Agency, leading strategy and creative development for the full brand portfolio. “We selected Carmichael Lynch after a competitive RFP process and we’re energized by the capabilities they can bring to … Continue reading “Carmichael Lynch named AOR for Bush Bros”