We’re honored to have been named Creativity’s 2012 Agency of the Year. Congratulations to everyone whose long hours, relentless dedication to telling stories, and passion for putting the work first have made this possible. Also, congrats are due to our Amsterdam office, who were named to the Agency A-List. We’re proud to be in such esteemed company.
Here’s to walking in stupid every day.
Last week, our own Jim Riswold was inducted into the One Club 2013 Creative Hall of Fame. Riswold is perhaps best known for his creation of the Mars Blackmon character, the “Bo Knows” campaign and for pairing Michael Jordan and Bugs Bunny. Today, he runs W+K12, the agency’s in-house advertising school.
Our beloved co-founder, David Kennedy, was recently inducted into the 63rd American Advertising Federation Hall of Fame. Continue reading
Recently, Iain Tait, our global interactive executive creative director, was inducted into the American Advertising Federation Hall of Achievement, which ”aims to “recognize young talented individuals who are reinventing the profession of advertising.” Check out Iain’s excellent acceptance speech on why he’s not an ad guy and see some photos from the event below.
This week, our own Dan Wieden was honored with the Catalyst award at the 2011 Adcolor Awards ceremony in Los Angeles. Dan has always been committed to making the voice and people of advertising and specifically W+K more diverse. Our diversity and inclusion manager Porsha Monroe has shared some thoughts with us; check them out below.