An impromptu chat with a former art director who is now a copywriter on some of ESPN's great recent work.
A longtime New York art director shares insights into how to remain relevant and successful. Hint: It helps to be nice.
A frank and realistic take on eight years in New York.
Standing squarely at the crossroads of the digital/traditional coalescence, Danielle discusses an industry in crisis, "app fatigue" and the value of intelligence.
Expert job-hunting advice and a closer look at the culture of McKinney, the award-winning Durham, NC ad agency.
Visiting from Chicago, Lisa discusses traits that clients value in their agencies and the genesis and evolution of Allstate's award-winning "Mayhem" campaign.
When Don last visited the show (four years ago), he was a director. He is now back in the agency world, at Wieden+Kennedy in Portland, Oregon.
This is less of an interview and more of a conversation with the affable, focused and articulate former architect, lifelong designer and current leader of Chrome Industries in San Francisco.
Dave shares his thoughts on hard work and focus. He's joined by Nicole Horton, the venerable Minneapolis agency's creative manager.
Visiting from Austin, TX, Dave and James are Co-Executive Creative Directors of AdAge Magazine's Southwest Agency of the Year.
Originally published Sunday, March 11, 2012
Digially savvy Dan Kim shares his thoughts on (among other things) diplomacy and the dearth of mentors in advertising agencies.
Originally published Sunday, February 26, 2012
Thirty minutes of insights, perspective and advice from a wise, 22-year veteran of the ad biz.
Originally published Sunday, February 12, 2012
Liza shares insights gleaned from three years at two agencies as a talented, humorous and gracious copywriter.
Originally published Sunday, January 29, 2012
A soul-baring chat about finding happiness, contentment and fulfillment in the wacky world of advertising.
Originally published Sunday, January 15, 2012
Brittany and Andy, alumni of The Creative Circus, are copywriters at the Boulder office of Crispin Porter + Bogusky.
Originally published Sunday, December 18, 2011
Longtime creative director, friend and mentor Eddie Snyder returns with his characteristic energy, generosity and wisdom.
Originally published Sunday, December 4, 2011
Colin reflects on his career to date and offers some advice for other young creatives trying to break into the biz.
Originally published Sunday, November 20, 2011
Like the agency where he's partner and ECD, Ted Royer is passionate, engaging, independent and hard to ignore.
Originally published Sunday, November 6, 2011
Days after their graduation, Rachel Carlson, Sara Steinberg and Shannon Hollsten remember school and look forward to their careers.
Originally published Sunday, October 23, 2011
After ten years as a writer on three continents, Stacey's circuitous career path has placed her where she always knew she'd be.
Originally published Sunday, October 9, 2011
A spirited chat with the Chief Creative Directors of Ogilvy Toronto and Taxi, also based in Toronto, Ontario.
Originally published Sunday, September 25, 2011
A graphic designer by trade, Tim is also a Creative Director at AKQA in San Francisco.
Originally published Sunday, September 11, 2011
Wisdom and perspective from the very smart, multi-talented President and Chief Creative Officer of Leo Burnett's marketing services agency.
Originally published Sunday, August 28, 2011