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At 60, Mark Monteiro Is Thriving in the Youth-Centic Ad World by Avoiding the Temptation to Live in the Past

Unless you're lucky enough to be a CEO, advertising is a notoriously difficult industry to thrive in past the age of 50. Many veteran creatives increasingly find themselves edged out in favor of fresher, more affordable talent. But Mark Monteiro has a different story--one that's not about getting demoted, pushed out or laid off. Approaching...

David&Goliath Expands Creative Department With 4 Senior Hires

Los Angeles-based independent agency David&Goliath is expanding its creative department with four senior hires, welcoming a group of creative directors. Fernando Reis and Marcelo Padoca join David&Goliath as creative directors on the agency's Kia account. Show More Summary

Facebook Is Testing Video Cover Images for Pages

If you visit the Facebook page for Netflix drama Narcos and it looks like the cover image is moving, your eyes aren't playing tricks on you. Facebook confirmed that it is testing the ability for pages to upload videos to serve as cover images, with a spokesperson telling Social Pro Daily via email: We're always...

Billboard Adds Hannah Karp as News Director

Billboard has a new news director in Hannah Karp, who joins from the Wall Street Journal, where she has been since 2004, and where she is currently a staff reporter covering the music industry. As news director, Karp will be responsible for Topline, the magazine's news section, as well as breaking news and music industry...

ABC Unveils Schedule of Season Finales

ABC today took the wraps off its full schedule of prime-time season finales, beginning with the “American Crime” finale on Sunday, April 30, and continuing through Tuesday, May 23, when “Dancing with the Stars” wraps for the season. Two-hour season...

Cable Comedy Picked Up for Third Season

A cable comedy series that is wrapping up its second season was just renewed for season three. TBS announced the pickup today for “The Detour,” which airs its season two finale tonight at 10 p.m. on TBS. Created, written and...

Why No Questions about Transgender Army Traitor?

Carlson should have asked Jenner about Manning’s role as a transgender hero.

Zambian journalist released from prison

Johannesburg, April 25, 2017--The unconditional release of Zambian journalist Chanda Chimba is a welcome end to the injustice he has suffered, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Chimba, who has advanced prostate cancer, was released on April 21 following a pardon on humanitarian grounds from Zambian President Edgar Lungu,...

Bloomberg Businessweek Makes Some Major Changes Ahead of June Redesign

Per a memo today from Bloomberg News editor in chief John Micklethwait, a number of senior moves and appointments have been made. Two involve the position of Asia regional manager. Taking over on that front in June for David Merritt will be Otis Bilodeau, previously deputy editor of Bloomberg Businessweek. At that time, Merritt will...

Breitbart in Danger of Losing Capitol Hill Press Credentials

Breitbart's temporary press credentials to cover Congress won't be extended, and its application for permanent credentials is no longer being considered, Politico reports. The secretary for the Capitol Hill Standing Committee of Correspondents, which oversees credentialing, tells USA Today that Breitbart simply is "not ready." The committee only gives congressional...

Fage Yogurt Seeks a New Agency to Handle Its $60 Million Marketing Business

Fage Yogurt has placed its account in review after nearly seven years with MullenLowe. America's second-biggest Greek yogurt company picked the shop then known as Mullen in late 2010, breaking with former agency of record Ogilvy & Mather. The IPG shop handled creative, digital, social, media planning and buying, brand strategy and public relations as...

One Network Has 10 of the Week’s Top 15 Broadcast Shows

With 10 of the top 15 shows on broadcast during the week of April 17, based on Nielsen Live+Same Day figures for the key 18-49 demo, ABC had a very good week. The network sent out a press release today...

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