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Jewell Donaldson Named 2016 “Bill Sharp Award” Recipient & Emely Perez Honored as MAIP Alum to Watch

Each year, the Bill Sharp Award recognizes excellence in marketing, advertising and media by presenting a financial scholarship to an up-and-coming industry leader.   ...READ MORE
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J. Walter Thompson Canada Creates New Back-to-School Campaign for Walmart

Back-to-school season means parents are strapping their kids with the school year must-haves: new binders, new notebooks and new clothes. J. Walter Thompson Canada and Walmart Canada together realized that beneath the shopping frenzy and pep-talks for the year ahead, there's something obvious but often unspoken tugging at parents' heartstrings: their kids are growing up fast. ...READ MORE
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J. Walter Thompson Singapore Serves Up Snackable Content with JWT25

In today’s s tech-centric world, brands need to be on their toes at all times. In an effort to keep clients competitive in an “always on” world, J. Walter Thompson Singapore has launched JWT25, an effort designed to provide a quick solution to online video content, which will be developed within 25 days by a team of millennials with an average age of 25.

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J. Walter Thompson New York & Wild Turkey Team To Create New Global Brand Campaign

J. Walter Thompson New York and Wild Turkey Bourbon have partnered to create a new global brand campaign that will launch in September of this year. This assignment expands upon J. Walter Thompson Company's global relationship with the Campari beverage group which acquired Wild Turkey in 2009. ...READ MORE
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Cast Your Vote: SXSW 2017 PanelPicker is Live

Adworld’s version of election season – SXSW 2017 PanelPicker – has officially commenced. The conference has become one of the largest events in creative technology and emerging media. PanelPicker, a crowdsource tool established by SXSW in 2007, lets the community decide who’s in and who’s out. Here are the J. Walter Thompson Company sessions you can vote for on PanelPicker. To cast your vote, create an account or sign in online: http://panelpicker.sxsw.com/ ...READ MORE
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J. Walter Thompson Company Partners with iStrategyLabs (ISL)

J. Walter Thompson Company has signed an acquisition agreement with iStrategyLabs (ISL)- a digital agency based in New York and Washington D.C. The agency provides first class online-plus-offline marketing for brands through four key areas of expertise: social, experiential, design & development and hardware & innovation. ...READ MORE
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J. Walter Thompson Sydney & UTS Launch Mentorship Program

J. Walter Thompson Sydney and University of Technology Sydney (UTS) have teamed up to launch a mentorship program for students in the Bachelor of Creative Intelligence & Innovation (BCII) degree.

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J. Walter Thompson Cape Town Teams Up With FoodBank SA for Mandela Day Initiative

International Nelson Mandela Day encourages the people of South Africa and the world to take time out of their day to do good for others. In celebration of the holiday, J. Walter Thompson South Africa teamed up with FoodBank SA to package food for those less fortune around the country.

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Rachel Pashley Explains Why Ads Should Stop Stereotyping

Rachel Pashley, Group Planning Head at J. Walter Thompson London, is taking a stand on the representation of women in advertisements. Pashley is determined to challenge the representation of women in ads to better portray the majority of female needs in this limited market. Her latest endeavor has been the J. Walter Thompson Company Female Tribes Initiative, which aims to capture global female insight in order to change the cultural conversation. City A.M. caught up with Rachel Pashley about the current state of women in the ad industry.   ...READ MORE