[Press Releases]

KidGlov Advertising Agency Named One of Lincoln’s Best Places to Work

LINCOLN, Nebraska (August 4, 2021) – For the third time, KidGlov, a boutique advertising agency has been named one of Lincoln’s Best Places to Work. The marketing and branding agency with offices in Lincoln and Omaha, received honors in the small business category of the awards program, sponsored by Woods Aitken LLP, along with the Lincoln Human Resource Management Association and the Lincoln Journal Star. Read More

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AAF Grass Roots Network Annual Leadership Identified

Washington, DC, July 16, 2021—Each year, the American Advertising Federation welcomes new leaders committed to furthering the mission of the organization and advertising industry. This year is no exception. Three exemplary leaders and long-time supporters have been identified and look to impact great change in the coming year. We congratulate Larry Brantley, Tina Tsang and David Campbell on their new roles and willingness to further their AAF leadership journey. Read More

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AAF Omaha Wins National Award

(OMAHA, NE, June 14, 2021) – The American Advertising Federation Omaha (AAF Omaha), a professional organization of advertising agencies, marketers, media, academia, and public relations practitioners, won a national American Advertising Federation (AAF) award for Public Service. The award was presented during the national AAF annual conference ADMERICA Salute to Achievers virtual presentation on June 11, 2021. Read More

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ON Brand 2021 Virtual Conference July 15

(OMAHA, Neb. – May 14, 2021)– On July 15, 2021, local chapters of American Institute of Graphic Arts (AIGA), American Advertising Federation (AAF), American Marketing Association (AMA), and Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) will virtually host marketing communication professionals from across the region at ON Brand 2021. Read More

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Carina Collins Is First BL Scholarship Winner

(Omaha, Neb. – April 21, 2021) – BL congratulates UNL Ad/PR student Carina Collins, the first winner of the Bailey Lauerman Fund for Student Opportunity $5,000 scholarship which recognizes commitment to her craft and her efforts to cultivate a rich UNL campus environment by helping special needs students. Read More

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AAF Lincoln and AAF Omaha to Become American Advertising Federation Nebraska

(Omaha, NE, March 23, 2021) – Representatives from the American Advertising Federation Lincoln (AAF Lincoln) and the American Advertising Federation Omaha (AAF Omaha) announced this week that the two Nebraska chapters of the American Advertising Federation (AAF) will be merging on July 1, 2021 resulting in the American Advertising Federation Nebraska (AAF Nebraska). This union is to strengthen and grow the American Advertising Federation and both clubs’ mission across the state. Read More

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American Advertising Federation Omaha Honors Silver Medal, Ad Pro and Ad Rookie of the Year

(Omaha, NE, February 19, 2021) The American Advertising Federation Omaha (AAF Omaha) announces the winners for Silver Medal, Ad Pro and Ad Rookie of the Year. Ray and Jan Dotzler, from Dotzler Creative Arts and the Creative Center received AAF Omaha’s top honor the Silver Medal Award. The Dotzlers were honored during the virtual 2021 American Advertising Awards | Nebraska ADDYs awards show, Thursday, February 18, 2021. Read More

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Takeuchi U.S. Selects Swanson Russell as Media and Public Relations Agency

LINCOLN, Neb., (January 22, 2021) – Swanson Russell has been selected as the agency of record for Takeuchi U.S. in Pendergrass, Ga. Headquartered in Japan, Takeuchi manufactures a wide range of compact equipment, including compact track loaders, compact excavators and compact wheel loaders. Swanson Russell will handle and execute Takeuchi’s public relations and paid media strategies. Read More

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Local Marketers Join Together to Address the Diversity Hiring Gap within Their Industry

Omaha, Nebraska – Eleven local marketing agencies joined together to take the first step toward reducing the diversity hiring gap within the advertising industry. In an effort to cultivate more Black marketers and creatives in Omaha, the American Advertising Federation of Omaha (AAF Omaha) and Bozell, a locally owned mid-size agency, created the ADvance Omaha Fund. Read More

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New AAF Board Appointments Announced

WASHINGTON DC, JUNE 8, 2020—The American Advertising Federation (AAF) today announced that Lynn Lewis, US CEO of UM Worldwide will serve as Chair of the National Board of Directors, July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021. Tiffany R. Warren, Senior VP, Chief Diversity Officer at Omnicom Group and Founder & President, at ADCOLOR, will serve alongside Lewis as the Vice Chair of the Board. Melanie Mitchem, SVP, Global Communications & PR at FCB Global will serve as the Chair of the Mosaic Council Executive Committee during this time. Read More

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Walls Outdoor Goods Selects Swanson Russell as Creative Agency

LINCOLN, Neb., (May 4, 2020) – Swanson Russell has been selected as creative agency for national workwear brand, Walls Outdoor Goods. Known as a go-to brand for workers who earn a living outdoors, Walls products are built to keep workers safe, warm and dry. The agency will handle Walls’ creative needs including brand development and seasonal campaign work, and focus on building deeper connection with professional tradesmen who are wired to be outdoors. Read More

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