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J. Walter Thompson India wins the creative mandate for NPCI

Early this month it was announced that, following a multi-agency pitch, National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) had awarded its creative mandate to J. Walter Thompson India. ...READ MORE

ADFEST 2015: Impressions

The last award has been handed out, the last grain of Pattaya beach sand dusted off. But before our creative heads got a chance to lay their heads down and catch up on sleep, we asked them to tell us what caught their eye at ADFEST 2015 (March 19-21) and what they learned. ...READ MORE
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UPDATE: J. Walter Thompson accepting applications for HLR scholarship until May 31, 2015

J. Walter Thompson will begin accepting applications for the Helen Lansdowne Resor (HLR) Scholarship. Named after the industry’s first female copywriter, Helen Lansdowne Resor, the scholarship continues the work Resor started in inspiring and supporting female creative leadership in advertising. ...READ MORE

ADFEST 2015: So bad, it’s good

What does it mean to be “bad”? Breaking the rules? Shocking your audience? Or gathering a critical mass of men wearing tight pants at a convention hall in Pattaya?

1,110 delegates flew in from 53 cities around the world to try to answer that question in Pattaya, Thailand from March 19-21 in one of Asian advertising’s biggest annual events. The theme for ADFEST 2015: Be Bad. ...READ MORE

Illinois Office of Tourism & J. Walter Thompson Chicago launch “Find something more in Illinois”

Sometimes all it takes is an escape to help reconnect with the things and people most important in life. To highlight these important truths, this week the Illinois Office of Tourism launched “Find Something More in Illinois,” an integrated campaign that showcases not only where travelers should go, but why. ...READ MORE

Lyle Tick joins J. Walter Thompson Company as Chief Growth Officer

“Since joining J. Walter Thompson one year ago, my main objective has been growth. And in Lyle, we have added to our management team a global citizen and digital native who is equipped to embrace the challenges of the industry and turn them into opportunities for growth. As J. Walter Thompson Company charges ahead towards an ambitious goal of getting each office to the top of its market, Lyle will be an important asset in realizing that objective, and helping us to evolve from advertising agency to marketing communications brand.” – Gustavo Martinez ...READ MORE
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The USMC and J. Walter Thompson Atlanta unveil “Home of the Brave” spots

The United States Marine Corps launched today its new recruitment advertising campaign, "Home of the Brave." The integrated campaign from J. Walter Thompson’s Atlanta office showcases a vibrant, diverse tapestry of today’s America and what makes it worth serving. ...READ MORE
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Lemon Sky J. Walter Thompson Poland launches campaign for Syrians displaced by civil war

March 15, 2015 marks four years since the outbreak of civil war in Syria. Since 2011, the war has displaced almost 8 million people, forcing them to leave their homes in search of refuge in their own country. Almost half of the displaced, that's nearly 4 million, are children.

In their daily fight for survival, millions of these Syrians have been left feeling forgotten by the international community. ...READ MORE

J. Walter Thompson @ SXSW: Artificial Intellignce (AI) & Mind Clones

Today in Austin, Martine Rothblatt, author, medical ethicist, SiriusXM founder, CEO of United Therapeutics Corporation and the highest paid female executive in the United States, sat down with New York Magazine journalist Lisa Miller for a SXSW session on artificial intelligence, human consciousness, robotics and how technology can enhance human life. ...READ MORE
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J. Walter Thompson @ Dubai Lynx 2015: Young Lynx – Filipa Mauricio, Nadia AlKen, Ali Faraj & Dina el Khouri

Earlier this month, the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity announced a new award category, the Glass Lion: the Lion for Change. The category will recognize "outstanding efforts challenging gender biases" and proceeds from the award will go to creating more gender-neutral work. " ...READ MORE