Arielle Garcia, 29 Chief privacy officer, UM Worldwide Around 10 years ago, Arielle Garcia was hired by UM Worldwide as an administrative assistant for the lead executive on the Exxon Mobil account. Soon she was supporting eight executives and taking on special projects at the media company. “I am the person who either knows it
Gold: Johnson’s Baby: #InItTogether By: UM. For expecting and new parents, the pandemic was a time of uncertainty and questions, particularly around delivery, postpartum and protecting against transmission. While headlines related to the coronavirus flooded news websites, there was a gap in the reported information related to the virus’ impact on pregnancy. That’s where Johnson’s stepped in:
The media landscape is more fragmented and complicated than ever. For those who work in the field, keeping up is a constant, fast-moving effort. From new social platforms to the shift to streaming, media planners, buyers and sellers must always be on their toes. That’s why Campaign US is honoring media professionals for the first
The awards recognize marketers and agencies giving back and making impact through purpose-driven work. UM was shortlisted in the category of Brand Purpose: UM New York, Rapport, Wieden + Kennedy, Havas Annex Atlanta and Zeno Group: Sprite Social Justice for Black Youth Read Article on Campaign US.
Campaign has revealed the shortlist and winners for its second annual global Agency of the Year awards. UM took home the top media agency award, and global CEO Eileen Kiernan was recognized as a finalist in the agency leader category. Read Article on Campaign US.
Digital advertising as we know it is fundamentally changing. Apple and Google’s moves to phase out longstanding ad targeting practices and privacy laws like California’s Consumer Privacy Act have advertisers scrambling for other ways to target and measure their ads. Marketers, who are expected to spend $191 billion on digital advertising in the US this year, are revamping
With the Shopper Innovation + Activation (SIA) Awards’ early bird entry for submissions just passed, the industry judges have their work cut out for them. This year, UM’s Richard Fofana, VP Strategy, will be virtually joining a jury of 10 experts from across the industry to debate the best work and select winning entries for
Lewis was recognized last year by Campaign US as the top Head of Agency/Media. In 2019, she had been promoted from running UM’s New York office to overseeing all U.S. operations and had overseen memorable campaigns and solid 15% growth. This year, Lewis faced a test to see whether she is as effective during difficult periods. The
There were no Cannes Lions. Other awards shifted their dates. But the good folks of the Los Angeles advertising community kept to their usual schedule, albeit virtually, awarding recent high-profile work. The region’s trade body, ThinkLA, celebrated its 10th annual IDEA Awards online with a virtual cocktail reception, a photo booth (somehow) and a DJ
During this year’s B&T Women in Media Awards, presented by Bauer Media, we’ll be recognising exceptional people who have achieved success in their professional arenas, celebrating their invaluable contribution to their industry through leadership, innovation and courage. In the lead-up to the Women in Media Awards, which will be hosted in October, we’ve been celebrating advertising, marketing,