Speaker Meeting (4/1): Jeff Snowden, Snowden + Tatarski

Our last speaker meeting of the semester this upcoming Tuesday (4/1) at 7:30pm in MLC 214. 

 

Jeff Snowden is one of the partners at local Athens ad agency, Snowden+Tatarski. He will be joining us this week to share opportunities on how to get involved with the Athens advertising community and gain invaluable internship experience. You can RSVP to attend here.

AdClub Executive Board Applications

Being a part of the Executive Board allows you to gain hands-on experience in the planning and execution of all AdClub events and to serve in one of a variety of director positions. This is an excellent opportunity to get involved with Grady, polish your resume, and network with some of the top advertising industry professionals. A number of our previous and current Executive members have made valuable connections and obtained internships/jobs as a direct result of their involvement with the Executive Board.
The position descriptions and application are attached in this email. Please submit your completed application and resume (required) to Donna LeBlond in Journalism, Room 215, by 5pm on Tuesday, April 1st or bring your application/resume to us at our last Speaker Meeting on April 1st at 7:30pm in MLC 214. 

Screening of AMC’s The Pitch

For our next meeting, we will be showing a special screening of AMC’s show, “The Pitch,” which goes behind the scenes to capture some of America’s top creative ad agencies competing to pitch a new account. Our meeting will be in room 214 MLC at 7:30 pm. Each week the two agencies go head-to-head in a presentation known as The Pitch, with only seven days to prepare.

Here’s a trailer of the show: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sookW2_DTvQ

Join us for this special screening, some light refreshments, and a quick recap after the episode. Did the right agency win? Is this really what agency life looks like? Our Exec Board and AdClub Advisor/agency veteran will weigh in on the show.

If you’re interested in seeing what agency life and pitching accounts looks like, we hope you’ll join us for this week’s meeting!

RSVP on Facebook here

Speaker Meeting 3/18: Jason Corbin, Moxie

 Our next Speaker Meeting is this Tuesday (3/18) at 7:30pm in MLC 214 featuring Jason Corbin, Associate Creative Director at Moxie. 
 
Jason Corbin is a Grady graduate that currently serves as an Associate Creative Director at Moxie in Atlanta. Following graduation from the Creative Circus, Jason started his career in Atlanta at Grey while also teaching at the Creative Circus. He has worked at several smaller shops in Nashville, New Orleans, Charlotte, and Birmingham. He continued his career by moving to New York in 2012 to serve as a copywriter at Mcgarrybowen before returning to Atlanta to work at Razorfish and 

Speaker Meeting 3/4: David Haan & Kathryn Harmon, Creative Circus

Our next meeting this Tuesday (3/4) at 7:30pm in MLC 214 with David Haan and Kathryn Harmon from the Creative Circus, a creative portfolio school in Atlanta, who will be speaking about Grady’s Summer at The Circus Program. If you are interested in pursuing a career in the creative side of advertising, you do NOT want to miss this meeting! You can RSVP to attend the event here.
The Creative Circus has partnered with the Grady College to offer Summer at The Circus, an eight-week program involving concepting, branding, marketing and packaging all taught in the unconventional style that The Circus is known for. Several of our club members participated in the program this past summer and had great experiences. For more information please visit this link: http://www.summeratthecircus.com/
For those of you who are interested in the program, would like to hear student testimonials, and are interested in finding out more information, including signing up for s​ummer 2014, watch this insightful video.
David Haan: Executive Director
Dave has spent three decades in and around the advertising industry. He is a student of advertising history and has accumulated quite a few war stories of his own during long stints with FCB, McCann Erickson and Frankel (the finest Sales Promotion company ever) and postings in Chicago, Toronto, New York, San Francisco, Detroit and LA. Dave has had the pleasure (and he means that) of working with Coors, Molson, Mazda, General Mills, Nestle, S.C. Johnson, Sunkist, Visa, Dreyer’s, Clorox and Zicam. Dave has a Master’s in Advertising from Michigan State and has taught Advertising Strategy and Campaigns courses at Michigan State, Illinois and Cal State Fullerton.
Kathryn Harmon: Event Marketing Manager
Kathryn Harmon is a native to the rolling hills of Appalachia Georgia. She played by the rules and got a BA in Art, recruited for an arts college, and then ran off to the wacky wonderful San Francisco for a brief stint.