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2013-10-15 12:26:37

Campaign partners also include the Adobe Foundation, AOL, Arcus Foundation, Carat, Cartoon Network's Stop Bullying: Speak Up Facebook, the Free to Be Foundation, Johnson & Johnson, HLN, filmmaker Lee Hirsch and The BULLY Project, MLB Network, NBA Network and the U.S. Department of Education NEW YORK, Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to educate and empower parents to speak to their children about bullying, a new series of television public service advertisements (PSAs) are...

2013-08-08 16:25:30

DDB New York and WATERisLIFE show how short life can be in the areas of sub-Saharan Africa where unsafe drinking water is a leading cause of death in children under five years old NEW YORK, Aug. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DDB New York and WATERisLIFE have launched an emotional campaign titled, "Kenya Bucket List," where a film crew travelled to Kenya to take a four-year-old Maasai boy named Nkaitole (pronounced Guytolie), who's never been out of his remote African village, on an...

2013-01-08 12:24:45

NEW YORK, Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- United States Tennis Association (USTA) announced today it has selected DDB New York as its agency of record. The agency will be responsible for brand strategy and creative, including digital campaigns. "We're thrilled. First, the USTA has the potential of getting more people on tennis courts, which will make the world a lot better," said Peter Hempel, Chief Executive Officer of DDB New York. "Second, we are uniquely qualified to help the USTA achieve...

2012-12-10 08:24:39

NEW YORK, Dec. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- DDB New York, part of DDB Worldwide (www.ddb.com), announced today that James Tucker, one of the world's most awarded and innovative creatives, has joined the agency as Associate Creative Director. Tucker will report to Matt Eastwood, Chief Creative Officer of DDB New York. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121210/NY26054 ) Prior to joining DDB New York, Tucker served as a Senior Art Director at Colenso BBDO New Zealand, overseeing the...

2012-10-04 10:23:32

NEW YORK, Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- DDB New York announced today that it is attempting to eliminate the #FirstWorldProblems hashtag on Twitter - the first mission to wipe out, instead of promote, a trending hashtag. #FirstWorldProblems showcases concerns that seem important to those living in wealthy, industrialized countries, yet are, in fact, trivial compared to the issues faced by those struggling to survive in many parts of the world. Though meant in jest, these tweets about...

2012-09-17 06:26:51

NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- DDB New York announced today that its work for the New York Lottery has been awarded the first-ever Best of the Best award by the World Lottery Association (WLA) and the North American Association of State and Provincial Lotteries (NASPL). The award, presented for the "Music," "Driveway" and "Garage" TV commercials, all part of the larger Powerball "Yeah, that kind of rich" campaign, honors the best of all entries from around the world for the WLA and...

2012-08-29 02:24:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ad Council, in partnership with the American Council on Education and the U.S. Tennis Association, will debut new TV public service advertisements (PSAs) at the US Open today on behalf of the national KnowHow2GO campaign designed to encourage low-income and first generation students to take the steps necessary to prepare for college. The ads will premiere on TV screens throughout the Arthur Ashe Stadium during the tournament. To view the multimedia...

2012-04-09 06:22:36

NEW YORK, April 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- DDB New York has launched the "I Care" button, the product of a creative pro bono project that caters to the impassioned discussions about global issues across social networks. Facebook's 'Like' button, intended to show interest in a status update or post, can often seem inappropriate when applied to tragic current events or controversial social causes. Conversely, the "I Care" button can be embedded alongside the "Like" button as an alternate...

2012-03-22 06:22:42

NEW YORK, March 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, DDB New York announced a new pro-bono project called "Water is Life," created to address the global crisis from the dearth of drinkable water around the world, in conjunction with the timing of World Water Day. DDB is targeting high-trafficked areas around NYC where polluted city water outlets are pumped out into the streetscape and attaching cup dispensers to these structures. The cups are limited editions, featuring different facts...

2012-01-24 14:00:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York Lottery and DDB New York have launched a campaign for the New York Lottery's Powerball game called "Yeah, that kind of rich." Featuring the copy points, "The starting jackpots are doubled, the possibilities are endless," the campaign raises awareness about the recent changes made to the game, including the potential for exponentially higher winnings as a result of consumers paying $2 rather than $1 for a ticket. Seizing on a...