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The Cruel Summer for Some Interns
In this episode of Adweek Radio, we dive into the debate about unpaid internships. In the time of the pandemic, internships and post grad opportunities have been upended: some have been cancelled or post-postponed which can adversely affect how creatives, copywriters, strategists and content creators get their career off the ground. Joining us is Adweek Agencies reporter Minda Smiley and Carlos Mark Vera, cofounder of Pay Our Interns
You're just out there kind of alone.
Adweek Radio is back with a new episode about space: how we share space in this time of social distancing and what kind of space will be there after the pandemic. This week we’re talking with Shaunah Margaret and Ash Ramirez, the co-founders of Women Who Create, about creating a space for women of color who work in advertising, film, brands and beyond.
The duo discuss their motivation for building Women Who Create and how they’re working with their community to keep the same vibe, virtually.
This week’s episode of Adweek Radio focuses on Camp ADventure, a free virtual summer camp for students who lost their internships this year due to Covid-19. .We hear from Courtney Foster and Kevin Nguyen, founder and co-founder of Camp ADventure, as well as A. Walton Smith, founder of Black Women Owned and the head of content and community engagement at We Are Rosie.
Frog Design's President on Leading Through Crisis
Thanks to its office in Shanghai, U.S.-based global design agency frog design got an early indication of what the coronavirus might mean for business: a shift to work from home, a need to create new tools to communicate with clients, ensuring the "frogs," as they're called, stay focused and creative. But what the agency's president, Andrew Zimmerman, was most surprised by, is how his bottom-up team rose to the challenges brought on by the pandemic. We talk about it on this week's episode of Adweek Radio.
Video Killed The Commercial Star
In this week’s episode of Adweek Radio we’re diving into how video production is done during covid. We talk with Eli Ash and Meagan Maudsley from Mustache about how they’ve pivoted to remote recording for clients. This includes shipping celebrities video equipment and monitoring it through zoom. We also talk with Ryan Gill , the CEO of Communo about how the platform facilitated the quarantine hit Some Good News with John Krasinski and his thoughts on the future of remote production.
This week two conversations about one big topic: diversity and equality in the media, advertising and brand marketing space. Following the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Tony McDade and Rayshard Brooks, and the protests that have stemmed from them, we'll hear from digital activist Leslie Mac and her campaign which seeks to performative actions--not just words from brands. Then, Adweek publishing editor Sara Jerde joins us to talk about the upswell of anger over inequality on the frontlines of media