EPISODE #37 || Lauren Walker, Media Supervisor at Crispin Porter + Bogusky

EPISODE #37 || Lauren Walker, Media Supervisor at Crispin Porter + Bogusky

Lauren Walker, Media Supervisor at Crispin Porter + Bogusky, brings tons of useful advice and tells us what's what in the world of media, drawing from her experience working in creative agencies, media agencies, and ad tech. Hear examples of how media can drive creative, why working in ad tech is a great way to get to an agency role, plus key media-related terms you should know—including one that will make you stand out if used in an interview!

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EPISODE #36 || Michael Benjamin, Creative Director at Anthem Branding

EPISODE #36 || Michael Benjamin, Creative Director at Anthem Branding

Michael comes to us from the world of visual branding, sharing his experience from 20+ years of being a bonafide design nerd. Hear about the process of creating a visual brand identity, personal branding and resume tips from the class he teaches at CU Boulder, and being a creative of color in a city not known for its diversity (and the case for sticking it out).

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EPISODE #29 || Christof Meyer, Senior Director - Practice Head - Financial & Institutional Innovation at Egg Strategy

EPISODE #29 || Christof Meyer, Senior Director - Practice Head - Financial & Institutional Innovation at Egg Strategy

Christof takes us behind the scenes of innovation strategy as a practice and profession that's closely tied to the work that brands and agencies do. Hear about why the “dull” industries are the ones that need the most help and yield the biggest impact, the best way to sell innovative ideas to clients, and building trust and landing the crazy cool briefs by leaning into the day-to-day serving of your clients—even the sometimes annoying stuff. He provides a ton of actual examples throughout, making this episode a great primer on the assignments and conversations happening within agencies. 

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EPISODE #8 || Michael Filippi, Senior Strategist & Project Lead at SRG

EPISODE #8 || Michael Filippi, Senior Strategist & Project Lead at SRG

Michael's career path took him from the left-brained world of management consulting to creative brand strategy and innovation, which allows him to flex both sides. Hear about his approach to uncovering strong consumer insights, the best ways to sell innovation to clients, and how to build strong client relationships, even as a junior—all while working slightly outside the traditional advertising agency model. 

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