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Meet Your AdSchool Lecturer: David Warren

Meet Your AdSchool Lecturer: David Warren

With 17 years’ experience of marketing, brand and communications strategy, freelance strategist David Warren has established himself as one of the most effective strategists in our industry. AdSchool is excited to welcome David...

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Oli Nicholson named AWARD School 2020 National Top Student

Oli Nicholson named AWARD School 2020 National Top Student

West Australian Oli Nicholson has been named AWARD School 2020 National Top Student at an Australia-wide virtual ceremony held on Facebook Live on Wednesday night (12 August). Oli emerged as the winner ahead of more than 190 students in a year marked by major...

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AWARD School Super Jury 2020 announced

AWARD School Super Jury 2020 announced

The Australasian Writers and Art Directors Association (AWARD) has today announced the line-up of Australian and international ‘Super Jurors’ who will select the 2020 AWARD School national winner. The Super Jury members are; 1. Brigid Alkema: Executive Creative...

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Inaugural Foundation Series wraps up to high praise

Inaugural Foundation Series wraps up to high praise

The first-ever Foundation Series of webinars featuring six of our industry’s leading lights in their various sectors has wrapped up, with high praise coming from those who attended the program. Over six highly engaging weeks, The Communications Council’s Foundation...

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Paul Coles joins AdSchool

Paul Coles joins AdSchool

When it comes to client service, few in our industry are as highly regarded as BMF General Manager Paul Coles. Paul was the first presenter in TCC’s major webinar program The Foundation Series where he enthralled his audience of young people in our industry with his insights into how great client relationships are made. AdSchool is delighted that Paul has joined AdSchool as a Lecturer for the upcoming Account Management for Tomorrow course.

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Karen Ferry on all things AWARD

Karen Ferry on all things AWARD

Karen Ferry is stepping down from the AWARD Committee after three distinguished years marked by a number of outstanding achievements including her enormous and lasting contribution to AWARD School and AWARD Awards. We recently caught up with Karen for a chat about her time with AWARD and why the organisation matters so much to our industry.

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Talking ISODATES

Talking ISODATES

ISODATES is a new initiative presented by The Communications Council. A series of 12 intimate online conversations with the industry’s finest, ISODATES is aimed at providing our industry’s leaders of tomorrow with an exclusive opportunity to access the thinking and experience of today’s luminaries. We caught up for a brief isochat with Laura Aldington, CEO Host/Havas, the brains behind the unique ISODATES series.

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At home with AWARD School

At home with AWARD School

AWARD School heads, tutors, lecturers and students have gone above and beyond this year to meet the challenges posed by the forced move of the course online due to COVID-19. Student Sam Cooper from Clemenger BBDO in Melbourne, shares her AWARD School experiences so...

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WFH? WTF? Part Two!

WFH? WTF? Part Two!

In this second instalment in our series on how to cope with working from home in a world turned upside down, we caught up with Josh Edge, Senior Creative at Meerkats, to talk Zoom, Slack, KitKat and pants-optional catch-ups. TCC: With ad agencies’ creative output...

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WFH? WTF?

WFH? WTF?

For almost everyone in our industry, working from home has suddenly become the new norm, thanks to the COVID-19 crisis. While many of us might be thinking “WFH? WTF?”, there are plenty of ways of dealing with the challenges of being physically separated from our...

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A message from Tony Hale, CEO, The Communications Council

A message from Tony Hale, CEO, The Communications Council

The unprecedented and challenging times we are all now facing have changed the world in a remarkably short period. The COVID-19 crisis has drastically altered the way business is conducted and has sadly already had a devastating impact on so many Australians through...

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AWARD Awards judging to be postponed

AWARD Awards judging to be postponed

Australasian Writers and Art Directors (AWARD) today announced that judging of the 2020 AWARD Awards will be postponed. The decision to postpone was taken in light of developments in the COVID-19 crisis and means that judging of the Awards - and announcement of the...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update 18.03.2020

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update 18.03.2020

We appreciate the coronavirus outbreak sees many of our members seeking guidance on how to operate during this time. Our primary responsibility is to maintain the physical and mental health of The Communications Council community, specifically, our members, staff, and...

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Creativity: it’s what sets us apart

Creativity: it’s what sets us apart

When it comes to our industry, new TCC Board member Lindsey Evans, co-founder and CEO of Special Group Australia, says that it’s the power of great creativity that sets advertising apart. TCC: What do you love most about being part of the ad...

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