Tag Archives: JWT New York

Get a Diet Reality Check from Lean Cuisine

When it comes to food we grown-ups have plenty of hang-ups, baggage and issues. But you know who doesn’t? Children. So who better to hold up a mirror to our ridiculousness than our kids? They speak candidly and their insights are genuine, insightful and often humorous. Which makes them the perfect people to remind us that it might be time to re-evaluate our thoughts on diets. ...READ MORE

Talking glasses with Woody Batts

Glasses may primarily exist to correct vision or shield you from the sun, but it’s no secret that they can serve as a bold accessory. Woody Batts, an Associate Creative Director at JWT New York, is well-versed in the power of frames - when you meet him, your eyes are drawn straight to the ones he has on. Bold, sharp and utterly one-of-a-kind, Woody’s self-designed glasses make quite the statement. ...READ MORE

JWT New York interns spread “I Will Listen” on college campuses

Earlier this year, JWT Ethos collaborated with the National Alliance on Mental Illness in New York to launch “I Will Listen,” a campaign battling the negative stigma attached to mental illness. This campaign relies heavily on its participants; the more people who pledge to listen, the stronger the message. JWT New York encouraged its summer interns to spread the word, and two in particular did a remarkable job of bringing “I Will Listen” to their college campuses and blogging about their experiences. ...READ MORE

JWT recognized in Ad Age 2013 Awards Report

The Ad Age 2013 Awards Report highlights this year’s most creatively celebrated advertisers, agencies, campaigns, creatives, production companies, directors and more. The report is based off results from the industry’s nine most prestigious global award shows, including Art Directors Club, Association of Independent Commercial Producers, The Andy Awards, The Cannes International Festival of Creativity, The Clios, D&AD, The One Show, The Webby Awards and The Festival of Media. Having produced some outstanding work this year, JWT Puerto Rico, JWT New York and JWT Shanghai have all been recognized by Ad Age! ...READ MORE

JWT wins at London International Awards 2013

JWT’s global strengths were highlighted once more at this year’s London International Awards, which announced winners on Monday. JWT San Juan, JWT Cairo, and JWT Mumbai all took home Gold for their excellent work this year, while JWT Singapore, JWT New York and JWT Toronto earned Silver for their work. Congratulations to the award-winning teams! ...READ MORE

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