Tag Archives: JWT New York

Meet the People: Andy Hunt, Big Ad Gig winner

In September, Andy Hunt was a finalist at Advertising Week’s Big Ad Gig and flew to New York to pitch his ideas on how the client, Feeding America, could combat childhood hunger. Hunt proposed a social media campaign to spread awareness on this nation-wide problem to a panel of judges, which included JWT Worldwide CEO & Chairman Bob Jeffrey. Impressed with his proposal, Jeffrey elected Andy, as well as another finalist Britton Upchurch, for a 30-day internship at JWT New York. ...READ MORE

JWT New York hosts Out Professionals & Stuart Elliott for a panel on branded content

Last week at JWT New York, Stuart Elliott of The New York Times and Out Professionals hosted a panel discussion on defining and creating branded content. The panel, entitled “Branding Content to Thwart Zappers,” consisted of All Day Every Days Managing Director, Kevin Kearney, and Marketing Director, Jamie Falkowski, as well as JWT’s own Mike Wiese, Director of Branded Entertainment, and Erik Rhey, senior Content Strategist. ...READ MORE

JWT Shines at the 2013 APG Awards

JWT swept the board at last night’s APG Creative Strategy Awards winning a total of eight accolades including the Grand Prix and three Golds. The APG Awards are well-regarded and are a coveted recognition of excellence in advertising & communications strategy. ...READ MORE

“My Best Worst Idea” at Advertising Week

“You can be cautious, or you can be a creative. There’s no such thing as a cautious creative,” said advertising legend George Lois during My Best Worst Idea. On Monday, JWT New York’s Co-CCO Matt MacDonald led My Best Worst Idea, a panel at Advertising Week that invited advertisers to share the failures and mistakes that have shaped them. ...READ MORE

Worldmade Gallery Artist Spotlight: Jennifer Martinez

Producer by day, and singer, songwriter and performer by night, JWT New York's Jennifer Martinez joins us for this week's Worldmade Gallery Artist Spotlight. Having loved the music scene all her life, Jennifer recently released her first full-length album, "Buscándote," under her stage name Ariadne. She talks to us about her inspiration and how she incorporates a fusion of cultures and genres into her music. ...READ MORE

Vote for JWT’s SXSWi 2014 Panels!

It feels as though we just finished unpacking our suitcases from Austin, but it's already time to start getting ready for SXSW Interactive 2014. We are putting together some exciting, must-see sessions to share next year, and we need to make sure we have a chance to present! Read on to explore our full list of panels, and cast your votes to help get us to SXSW! ...READ MORE

Summer Intern Series: End of the Road

As the days get shorter in New York and the weather gets colder, it's evident that summer is transitioning into fall. Sadly, the end of the season also means the end of the road for our impressive intern group at JWT New York. Over the past 10 weeks, the class of over 30 interns were able to make major contributions to future campaigns, learn from some of the industry’s best and even give back to the New York community by volunteering at City Harvest. We caught up with Carl, Jason and Lucie during their busy final week to hear about their overall experience at JWT. ...READ MORE

Summer Intern Spotlight: Jesse Girard

It’s been nine short weeks, and it hasn’t taken long for me to fall in love with JWT. The chance to intern at one of the world’s most recognized ad agencies has been invaluable to my aspiring advertising career. JWT and The University of Rhode Island, which is the university that I attend, are developing a program in which one student will be selected each year to intern at the company’s New York headquarters. I’m so happy for this opportunity, and I’m glad I can be a part of the JWT family – even if it is only for a few months. ...READ MORE