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  • FCB Chicago adds veteran creative director

    FCB Chicago adds veteran creative director
    Dan Fietsam, the former top creative at Energy BBDO, is joining FCB Chicago as executive creative director, the ad agency announced Wednesday. He will start July 14 and will report to Chief Creative Officer Todd Tilford. Fietsam replaces Jon Flannery,...
  • Charges filed in death of photographer in Rogers Park

    Charges filed in death of photographer in Rogers Park
    Charges have been filed in the shooting death of an aspiring photographer who was gunned down about half a mile from the Rogers Park home he and his wife had just moved into. Eric Vaughn, 31, is charged with first-degree murder and attempted first-degree...
  • Rogers Park slaying: 'They don't value human life'

    Rogers Park slaying: 'They don't value human life'
    Paul Humpal was enjoying a beer with his daughter and her husband on the porch of his Wisconsin home on the Fourth of July weekend. His son-in-law, 28, was listening to a Jefferson Airplane song from the ‘60s on his cell phone “I looked at...
  • Starcom MediaVest CEO leads digital transformation

    Starcom MediaVest CEO leads digital transformation
    As global CEO of Chicago-based Starcom MediaVest Group, Laura Desmond, 49, is one of the most powerful and influential women in advertising. The southwest suburban native leads a staff of more than 7,300 employees across 132 offices around the world,...
  • Proposed mega-merger of Omnicom and Publicis Groupe collapses

    Proposed mega-merger of Omnicom and Publicis Groupe collapses
    The proposed mega-merger of two of the world's leading advertising holding companies -- Omnicom Group of New York and Publicis Groupe of Paris -- has collapsed. Late Thursday, the two companies announced the termination of their proposed marriage, which...
  • Madison Ave. Giants Omnicom, Publicis Halt Affair As Personalities Thwart Merger

    One of the world's biggest advertising companies, Omnicom Group, is known for the work it does for Pepsi, while its French contemporary, Publicis Groupe, has been an important advisor to Coca-Cola. Just like those two fervent soda competitors, the two...
  • David Manilow bringing 'My Chicago' to WTTW

     David Manilow bringing 'My Chicago' to WTTW
    Chicago television producer David Manilow will begin filming his newest public television series, "My Chicago," this week, with the first of six episodes set to air April 25. Each half-hour episode will feature three people, often prominent, taking a...
  • Tribune newspaper unit to pay up to $275 million in spinoff

    Tribune newspaper unit to pay up to $275 million in spinoff
    Tribune Co.'s newspaper unit will pay a dividend of up to $275 million to its parent when it is spun off later this year, according to a government filing. The new Tribune Publishing Co. will own the Los Angeles Times and seven other newspapers....
  • FCB Chicago lands Choose Chicago ad account

    FCB Chicago lands Choose Chicago ad account
    Choose Chicago, the city's convention and tourism bureau, has chosen FCB Chicago as its new advertising agency of record.   FCB Chicago bested finalists Leo Burnett and Magnani after a competitive eight-week review, the city announced Wednesday.  The...
  • Dominique Raccah, founded book company

    Dominique Raccah, founded book company
    Dominique Raccah's dream as a child was, unequivocally, to be an astronaut, and though she has yet to venture into outer space, her thirst for discovering new worlds has thrust her to the fore of other frontiers. Raccah, founder of Sourcebooks, a 26-...
  • Super Bowl: Can a Wild Bear and a Shocking Message Win This Ad Agency Greater Fame?

    When a huge brown bear ambles across TV screens this Sunday to the strains of Bob Dylan's "I Want You," it may be taking a big step for an ad agency as well. Droga5 isn't as entrenched a resident of Madison Avenue as better known ad firms such as Leo...
  • Remarkable Woman: Liz Cicchelli

    Remarkable Woman: Liz Cicchelli
    A few years after stepping away from her professional life to focus on raising her two daughters, Liz Cicchelli itched to sink her teeth into something beyond volunteering at her kids' school. She found something way beyond. Invited by a friend to the...