Saturday, April 29, 2017

The Martin Agency

Tuesday, Mar. 7, 2017

Megan Sheehan has joined Martin New York as a group creative director. Sheehan will report to Martin NY ECD James Robinson.
 
Sheehan started her career as an art director at Energy BBDO before moving to Saatchi & Saatchi and CP+B. She then landed at FCB where her leadership on the...

Saturday, May. 14, 2016

Venables Bell & Partners scored Best of Show last night at the 43rd annual One Show Awards on the basis of its #OptOutside campaign for REI whereby the retailer closed its stores on Black Friday so that their employees and customers could instead enjoy the great outdoors, spending the time...

Wednesday, Apr. 6, 2016

Beth Rilee-Kelley, chief operating officer, has been named president of The Martin Agency while retaining her COO duties and title. Rilee-Kelley is a 33-year veteran of the company. As president, she will report to CEO Matt Williams and take on an expanded role partnering with clients and...

Friday, Dec. 18, 2015

Making pre-roll ad fare a creative must see is in and of itself arguably enough to justify the selection of The Martin Agency as Agency of the Year in 2015. But there’s much more to consider in that the “Unskippable” campaign for long-standing client Geico not only changed the perception of pre-...

Monday, Apr. 6, 2015

The creative mind is amazing. It constantly listens and observes, then neatly tucks information away. Sometimes bits and pieces surface later for a campaign idea, or we wake up at 3AM with a lyric or musical hook spinning around in our heads. Or maybe we never use...

Wednesday, Mar. 4, 2015

The Martin Agency has hired Letitia Jacobs as sr. VP/executive producer. She most recently served as executive director of content production at Y&R NY. In addition to freelancing on several Martin projects during the years, Jacobs started her career at The...

Friday, Sep. 5, 2014

Imaginary Forces has signed director/designer Tosh Kodama. With a diverse portfolio that spans graphic animated spots, live action, print campaigns and branding packages for networks and major award shows, Kodama has collaborated with such clients as Microsoft,...

Thursday, Jun. 12, 2014

The Martin Agency, with offices in Richmond and New York, is setting up shop at 3 Grosvenor Gardens in London.

“Our London office is part of our strategic growth plan, and we’re delighted that it represents our first expansion into international...

Friday, May. 16, 2014

Slated for SHOOT’s annual Directors/Producers Forum on May 22 at the DGA Theatre in NYC is a Producer Perspectives session which will feature select agency and production company producers discussing evolving responsibilities, disciplines ranging from spots to shorts to webisodes to TV...

Wednesday, Apr. 2, 2014

When Steve Humble, executive VP/managing director of production & development at The Martin Agency in Richmond, read a World Federation of Advertisers (WFA) survey citing the benefits of decoupling production from ad agencies, he was taken aback. That and the notion that this practice was...