Quantcast

Latest Advertising Council Stories

2014-04-29 16:25:55

NEW YORK, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Debra Lee, Chair of the Board of The Advertising Council, announced today that Peggy Conlon is retiring as President and CEO. The officers of the Board, with Ms. Conlon's support, have initiated a process to identify a successor and ensure a smooth transition by early 2015. Ms. Conlon joined the Ad Council in 1999. The Ad Council is a non-profit and the largest producer of public service communications programs in the U.S. The organization...

2011-06-02 05:00:00

WASHINGTON, June 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Up to 40% of businesses affected by a natural or man-made disaster never reopen, according to the Insurance Information Institute. In a nationwide effort to raise the business community's awareness about how to prepare their businesses and employees in the event of an emergency, the Advertising Council, in partnership with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the American Red Cross, announced today the launch of new public service...

2011-02-03 07:30:00

BASKING RIDGE, N.J. and NEW YORK, Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon said today it continues to work with The Advertising Council to bring public service advertising campaigns to its customers across all of its platforms: Verizon Wireless' Mobile Web service, Verizon FiOS Internet, Verizon FiOS TV, and now Verizon Wireless' V CAST Video. Verizon recently added a Verizon public service announcement (PSA) section to the News Channel of its V CAST Video service, following last year's...

2010-10-18 14:08:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Nine out of ten parents believe there is a "father absence crisis" in America, according to two national surveys by the National Fatherhood Initiative. To inspire fathers to become more involved in the lives of their children, the U.S. Department of Health Human Services' Administration for Children and Families, Office of Family Assistance, the National Responsible Fatherhood Clearinghouse (NRFC) and The Advertising Council are launching a new series of...

2010-10-05 07:30:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Advertising Council, in collaboration with the USDA Forest Service, the National Association of State Foresters (NASF) and Disney, announced today the launch of a new series of public service advertisements (PSAs) designed to raise awareness about wildfire prevention. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/adcouncil/46412/ The new PSAs feature characters and scenes from Disney's Bambi...

2010-09-17 07:30:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- In a nationwide effort to reduce energy consumption, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and The Advertising Council launched a new series of public service announcements (PSAs) designed to inspire today's youth and their parents with ways to establish positive energy efficiency practices. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/adcouncil/46199/ (Photo:...

2010-09-16 05:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and the Ad Council were joined today by Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa to launch a new series of Spanish-language public service advertisements (PSAs) encouraging Americans to take steps to prepare for emergencies. The PSAs were launched as part of National Preparedness Month and direct viewers to Listo.gov, the Spanish-language extension of Ready.gov. According...

2010-08-31 07:30:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- In a nationwide effort to encourage all Americans to take steps to prepare for possible emergencies, the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) Ready Campaign and The Advertising Council have joined today with The Weather Channel® (TWC) to launch a new series of public service advertisements (PSAs). The PSAs are an extension of the national Ready PSA Campaign and will be distributed in advance of National Preparedness Month (NPM)...

2010-07-28 09:01:00

NEW YORK, July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The Advertising Council, in partnership with the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), announced today the launch of a national public service advertising (PSA) campaign designed to encourage homeowners who are struggling with their monthly mortgage payments to learn about the Making Home Affordable Program. While over one million homeowners have already received assistance from the program, the...

2010-07-26 12:00:00

NEW YORK, July 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The Advertising Council and the Library of Congress are launching a new series of public service advertisements (PSAs) to encourage parents to read with their children and inspire them to become lifelong learners. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/adcouncil/45237/ (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100726/MM36462) (Photo:...


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.