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Maureen Morrison

San Francisco, CA
Freelance Writer and Editor — Freelance

writer, editor. former reporter @adage.

Y&R Wins 2020 Census Review — WPP's Y&R has won the 2020 Census account after a review, according to people familair with the matter. The U.S. Census Bureau in late January issued a final RFP, with a projected completion sometime in August. Representatives for the Census, according to people familiar with the process, reached out this morning to agencies involved to let them know that Y&R won.

FCB Chicago Names Ogilvy's Liz Taylor CCO

Deutsch Added to AB InBev Roster — Agency Will Help 'Revitalize' Beers AB InBev is adding another agency to its roster, this time enlisting Interpublic's Deutsch to handle creative for the Busch brands, including Busch and Busch Light. "Anheuser-Busch is the undisputed leader in the value beer segment, with Busch and Busch Light representing two of the Top 10 best-selling beers in the United States," said Chelsea Phillips, senior director, value brands, said in a statement.

Publicis Groupe Picks Up Hewlett Packard Enterprise — Publicis Worldwide in New York Will Be Leading Creative Publicis Groupe has picked up much of the Hewlett Packard Enterprise's global business after a review. A spokeswoman for HPE confirmed the move. "HPE has made the decision to transition the marketing work currently being done by BBDO, Doremus, Rapp and OMG to Publicis," said the company in a statement.

Why AT&T Went With Omnicom And What's Next — Marketing Will Focus On Digital, Mobile and Be Less 'Broadcast-Centric' AT&T on Friday wrapped one of biggest industry reviews in some time. The review itself was by some standards relatively short, having started in June, taking about 60 days total.

AT&T Consolidates U.S. Account — AT&T has consolidated its creative, digital and media accounts with Omnicom after a relatively swift holding-company level review that began in June. Omnicom will be responsible for the vast majority of AT&T's creative, media, digital, data and analytics in the U.S., though a spokesman said the scope includes Mexico.

Small Agency of the Year, 11-75 Employees, Gold: Zambezi — Small Agency Conference and Awards Zambezi has long been known for having a famous primary investor: Kobe Bryant. But last year the agency bought out Mr. Bryant's stake, starting a new chapter in its life. Zambezi also wanted to be seen as a shop that does more than sports and entertainment, so it restructured its leadership team to expand capabilities.

Small Agency of the Year, Northwest, Gold: Wexley School

Small Agency of the Year, Southeast, Gold: Breensmith

Project Work Might Not Be So Bad: Small Agency Conference — Small Agency Conference and Awards Much has been said about the state of agency-marketer relationships in the past couple of years, with large network agencies in particular bemoaning the decline of long-term retainer accounts. But small agency executives on Wednesday said they welcome the rise of project work.
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Oct 22, 2016

RT @ejacqui: Congratulations to Chicago for being one step closer to getting over its victim complex and never telling the goat curse myth…

Oct 22, 2016

Waiting for New Yorkers to say "who gives a shit about the World Series because it's two flyover-country teams" #FlyTheW

Oct 22, 2016

RT @fangirlsmash: This woman is a paragon of bravery, for lo, she will endure much mansplainage.

Oct 22, 2016

Group text from my 73-year-old dad, life-long cubs fan: "Holy mother of Jesus, the Cubs are in the World Series!!!" #FlyTheW

Oct 22, 2016

Tonight, The north side is not only gonna live up to Chicago's binge-drinking reputation, it will far exceed it #shitshow

Oct 22, 2016

RT @WSJ: Breaking: AT&T reaches deal to buy Time Warner for more than $80 billion 

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