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Inside Vanish's £1m Channel 4 diversity in ad campaign

On the final episode of season 2, we catch up with Holly Iles who is a senior creative at Havas London and wrote the recent Vanish ad that won Channel 4's Diversity in Advertising award.

The story behind The Self Space's personal billboards that detailed gripping mental health stories

On this week's episode I'm chatting with Rani Patel and Josh Tenser from the newly-launched London agency Calling about the work with highstreet therapy brand The Self Space. They commissioned real people to write candidly about their state of mind in a series of beautiful letters.

Why Ryan Gosling was the perfect person for Tag Heuer's blockbuster ad

This week's guests are Tag Heuer's chief maketing officer George Ciz and Alexander Kalchev, chief creative officer at DDB Paris. Together, they chat through exactly how the watch brand landed top Hollywood actor Ryan Gosling to star in the 60th anniversary film for the Carrera model.

How Nuud is tackling chewing gum's shocking plastic problem

This week's guests are Nuud's founder Keir Carnie and Paulo Salomao who is co-founder at The Or. Together, they explain why they decided to take on big chewing gum brands for the lack of transparacy around plastic content. Spoiler alert: some of these stats will shock you.

How Nurofen’s fake medicine pinpointed the gender pain gap

Our next guest is Ruth Boulter, creative director at McCann London, who joins us to speak about the latest Nurofen ad campaign that tackled the important topic of the gender pain gap.

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How Tangerine took aim at bleak banks with a Severance-style ad

This week's guests are Aaron Starkman, who is global chief creative officer at Rethink Canada and John Rocco, head of global brand at Scotiabank/ Tangerine. In this fascinating and often hilarious chat we dive into the latest work for the bank that got so many people talking.

How Rosa Paris embraced a copy cat campaign with humour

My next guest is Gilles Fichteberg, co-founder of French agency Rosa Paris. In this episode, he retells how his team found out that one of their ads had been copied scene for scene. It's an eye-opening tale and one you won't want to miss.

How BMB and Electric Theatre Collective took a Victorian animation tool and modernized it using CGI

My next guests are Matt Lever who is chief creative officer at BMB and Dean Robinson who is head of CG at Electric Theatre Collective. In this episode, we talk through their latest campaign for mobilty app Freenow and why they took the Victorian zoetrope and used CGI to create a colorful, layered ad campaign.

Why Cadbury's Christmas ad resonated so well audiences last year

It might be March but in this week's episode we are discussing all things Christmas marketing. Sharing their wisdom we have Lynne Deason who is head of creative excellence at Kantar and Emma Jayne Paxton who has the fabulous job title of head of Christmas and Halloween at Mondalez International. We find out why Cadbury's Christmas ad last year won over the nation.

How Leo Burnett made ‘The Lost Class’, the most-awarded campaign of the past year

We kick off season two of The Drum’s Anatomy of an Ad podcast with a difficult yet important topic. Last year, Leo Burnett Chicago’s campaign for Change the Ref got everyone speaking about gun violence in the US and in this episode, the agencies top creatives Sam Shepherd and Ashley Geisheker detail how they managed to hoodwink prominent NRA members to become anti-gun spokespeople.

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Following the release of the landmark 2024 Podcast Trends Tour, we sit down with Spotify Advertising’s Jenny Haggard to break down the headlines, from podcasting creators’ deeper relationships with fans to the emergence of a whole new breed of creator, ‘podfluencers’. Then we stress test those ideas with four marketers who each host their own podcasts.

Budget retail marketing 101

In the latest episode of The Drum Network podcast, we explore the opportunities and challenges facing budget retailers in today's economic environment with retail marketing experts from No Brainer, Rightpoint, Stellar Search and VML. Gain insights from our guests on how budget brands can differentiate themselves through creative marketing, subscriptions, building trust, and more data-driven growth strategies.

How to stand out in the AI market

In the latest episode of The Drum Network podcast, we plunge into the world of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the marketing industry with insights from marketers of top agencies. Join our guests from DEPT®, MAS, Merkle, SmartAssets, and Tangent as they delve into the current state of AI and explore how you can enhance the creative process through collaboration between humans and AI.

Data, personalization and digitization in health and pharma

In the latest episode of The Drum Network podcast, we dive into the current challenges and future opportunities in healthcare marketing. New host Sam Anderson is joined by a panel of expert health marketers from Kepler, Space & Time, JACK RYAN, and Rightpoint. Discover how brands can navigate privacy regulations while still offering personalized experiences, and manage global campaigns across different compliance standards.

Community marketing 101

In the latest episode of The Drum Network podcast, we tackle community marketing evolution and challenges. Industry experts from MG Empower and Spin emphasize the importance of understanding brand values and audiences in order to foster meaningful connections. Learn how brands can authentically develop and maintain communities through social media strategies, events, and crisis management protocols.

TikTok, Spotify and Shazam: what's changed in music marketing

In the latest episode of The Drum Network podcast, industry experts explore the evolving landscape of music marketing. Join Dare Balogun from M&C Saatchi Sports & Entertainment, Kristen Mitchell from Wasserman, Glenn Minerley from Momentum Worldwide and Sara Yazdani from Creativ Strategies as they discuss the impact of digital platforms, social media, and live performances on promoting artists, tracks and brands. Gain valuable insights into measuring success, navigating PR strategies, and the changing dynamics between artists, labels, and fans.