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AlumniJuly 21, 2020

Developing UX Solutions for Getting Grocery During a Pandemic

Joelle Halle (XD, 2019) and her team at Kroger Technology & Digital are implementing UX solutions to keep grocery shoppers and associates safe during the pandemic.

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In the NewsJuly 10, 2020

Mira Kaddoura (AD, 2002) and Vann Graves Named to 600 & Rising Board of Directors

The newly formed nonprofit organization advocates for Black people working in the advertising industry.

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AlumniJune 10, 2020

Greg Greenberg (CW, 2006) Named to Adweek's "The Creative 100"

Each year, Adweek celebrates the Creative 100, a roster of gifted professionals who inspire current and future generations not only with their work but also their passion for creativity across advertising, media, art, literature, animation, and more.

Congrats to alum Greg Greenberg (CW, 2006) for being named to the 2020 list! Greg was recognized in the "Agency Leaders You Should Be Watching" category. He is currently a Group Creative Director at TBWA\Media Arts Lab in LA.

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AlumniMay 26, 2020

Nike Leads the Comeback Charge

Brandcenter alum Lee Jennings (AD, 2005) and his team at Wieden + Kennedy Portland are behind the inspiring new work from Nike, "Never Too Far Down, You Can't Stop Us.” Narrated by LeBron James, it’s an uplifting reminder for a world grappling with the impact of COVID-19.

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AlumniApril 9, 2020

Supporting Restaurants During Coronavirus

Brandcenter alum Jerry Hoak (AD, 2005) and his team at The Martin Agency produced two campaigns supporting clients DoorDash and Buffalo Wild Wings.

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AlumniFebruary 14, 2020

Love and Business at Brandcenter

Once upon a time, Rachel Scott Everett and Brian Gibson were dates to the Brandcenter Prom. Fast-forward 20 years, and they aren’t just husband and wife — they’re business partners.

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AlumniFebruary 3, 2020

Brandcenter Boasts Record Number of Alumni Ads in Super Bowl 2020

Brandcenter students gathered in the lecture hall last Sunday for the program’s first annual Super Bowl Watch Party. Of course, unlike the average football party, it wasn’t the football that captured everyone’s attention. This watch party was all about the ads.

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AlumniJanuary 29, 2020

Top Five Alumni Super Bowl Ads of the Last Decade

Super Bowl LIV is this Sunday, making this week one of the most exciting times of the year for our industry. We asked longtime Brandcenterer Ashley Sommardahl for her take on the best Brandcenter alumni Super Bowl ads from the last decade.

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AlumniDecember 6, 2019

Selling something different: “Not going extinct”

Two Brandcenter alumni leave positions at Droga5 and Phenomenon to take on climate change and world hunger.

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In the NewsOctober 29, 2019

Brandcenter Alum Troy Gary (CBM, 2017) interviewed on We Are Next Podcast

Brandcenter alum Troy Gary (CBM, 2017), Director of Brand Strategy at Playboy, talks to We Are Next wants us all to create the environments we want to work in. Hear about how his early experience in sales and account management has been valuable, making sure we’re not talking to ourselves, fostering better relationships with senior leadership, why it’s smart to ask about an agency’s new business strategy in your interview, and the reasons behind his decision to take on a new role at Playboy.

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In the NewsOctober 29, 2019

Allie Carr (CW, 2018) joins independent agency Erich & Kallman in San Francisco

2018 Brandcenter copywriting alum, Allie Carr joins independent agency Erich & Kallman in San Francisco office.

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Brandcenter alumni make movie sequel for KFC.

In the NewsSeptember 20, 2019

Rudy II: He’s Colonel Sanders Now

Sequels are rarely as good as the originals, but we’ve got a good feeling about this one. Check out this new work for KFC from Katie Willis (AD, 2015), Ryan Snyder (CW, 2015) Jarrod Higgins (XD, 2010), Britton Taylor (ST, 2001), and their team at Wieden+Kennedy Portland. 

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