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2015 Europe HLR Scholarship Recipient Lilli Ridder On Being Ready For the ‘Real World’

Each year, the Helen Lansdowne Resor (HLR) Scholarship is awarded to five female creative students from all over the world. The scholarship is named after J. Walter Thompson’s first female copywriter Helen Lansdowne Resor, who paved the way for female copywriters in the advertising industry. Not only does each recipient receive up to $10,000, they also receive a paid summer internship at a J. Walter Thompson office in her respective region, a J. Walter Thompson employee mentor, and “first look” placement consideration for future job employment.  One year after receiving the HLR Scholarship, our 2015 Europe recipient Lilli Ridder reflects on what the scholarship has meant to her. ...READ MORE
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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
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After Brexit, what now for Britain’s brands and “Brand Britain”?

Toby Hoare, chief executive of J. Walter Thompson Europe, caught up with City A.M. to discuss the future of British brands and "Brand Britain" in the wake of Brexit. Hoare considers the recent shift in public attitude and how it may alter brands' opportunities with consumers - for the better or worse. Here is the original article posted on City A.M. ...READ MORE
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Cannes Contenders 2016: Week 5

Now only three weeks away from Cannes, week 5 contenders are heating up. Dive into this week of Cannes Contenders with work from our offices in Puerto Rico, Bangalore, New York, Amsterdam and London. ...READ MORE
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Cannes Contenders 2016: Week 4

Marking our halfway point in this year’s Cannes Contenders series, here are six pieces of work from our offices in New York, London, Bangkok, Puerto Rico, Brazil and Cairo. ...READ MORE
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Cannes Contenders 2016: Week 3

Almost halfway through our Cannes Contenders 2016 series, here’s another batch of great work from our offices in Sydney, Brazil, London, Cape Town, New York and Frankfurt. ...READ MORE
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Meet the People: Danielle Bassil, J. Walter Thompson London’s new Head of Integrated Operations

Yesterday, J. Walter Thompson London announced a new management structure that included the hire of Danielle Bassil, the office's new Head of Integrated Operations, to bolster the team of Management Partners. Today, we sat down with J. Walter Thompson London's newest face to learn more about Danielle Bassil, her love for London and her plans in her new role. ...READ MORE
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J. Walter Thompson London appointed strategic partner for Ribena

Last week, Lucozade Ribena Suntory (LRS) appointed J. Walter Thompson London long-term strategic partner for soft drink brand Ribena. The J. Walter Thompson team will work with the Ribena team to create a new brand positioning in the United Kingdom and help to broaden the brand’s appeal. ...READ MORE