Jamel D. Nelson
Director of Client Services at AdForum
Vereinigte Staaten von Amerika


Eargo Selects Huge as Creative Agency of Record

22 January 2020
Huge is helping to lead the launch and promotion of a new product, the Eargo Neo HiFi

Building A Car Company For People Who Don't Want Cars: Alex Macleod, FITCH

26 September 2019
We had essentially a year to launch a completely new car company with an entirely unique proposition at scale in the world’s biggest car market.

Breaking The Status Quo: Thibaut Estellon, Founder/Executive Producer at REVERSE

11 September 2019
To me, the shoot is like choreography in that it will succeed only if we prepare and rehearse properly.

Stevie Archer Joins SS+K as Executive Creative Director

23 August 2019
SS+K announced today that Stevie Archer has joined the agency as Executive Creative Director. An alum of Mullen and McKinney, Stevie comes to SS+K from Big Spaceship, where she won, ran and grew the ...

Make it Sound Simple

26 February 2019
Great strategists know that in advertising things don't always need to make sense.

Weaving Data Into Stories

20 February 2019
A successful strategist weaves a story, making the complex easy enough to understand and compelling enough to embrace.

Data Meets Creativity

18 February 2019
"Trying to demonstrate how clever you are tends to leave people thinking quite the opposite."

From Barns to Brands

15 February 2019
“Your job description is just a loose suggestion."

Analytical By Nature

15 February 2019
A great strategist is also a seeker of truth – to the extent that even a data point isn’t a fact until it’s been connected to what it means in context to the problem they’re trying to solve.

TBWA\Chiat\Day Brings in Danny DeVito to Continue "Backing You"

12 December 2018
Thankfully Danny is a treasure that transcends borders.

Volkswagen & Tribal Worldwide Celebrate 30 Years of Adventure

12 December 2018
Tribal Worldwide London take over central London with iconic mural for Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles UK

300 Years of Christmas: Aardman's Gavin Strange

04 December 2018
"So we were naturally very, very cautious about setting things on fire!"

The Business of Persuasion

15 November 2018
IPNY's Bruce Lee gives his thoughts on philosophy, emotion, and persuasion

A Well-Mannered Melting Pot: MFN's Josh Robinson Talks Atlanta Culture

29 August 2018
"There is huge gap between the number of clients who call Atlanta home and the number of agencies equipped to service their needs."

Atlanta Inspires: David Matathia Talks Creativity and Culture in the Big Peach

23 August 2018
Exploring the people, culture, and quirks that make Atlanta a top destination for creatives with Fitzco's David Matathia.

How Comedy Director Alex Grossman Delivers Commercial Delight

06 August 2018
Grossman on his swiss army knife approach as a comedy director and how bringing agency, entertainment and commercial production experience to the table has led him to be the most-awarded comedy directory at Cannes Lions and The One Show.

Argos' Operation Holiday: Laura Rogers Debriefed

09 May 2018
"Our brief was stained with Capri-Sun and delivered in the ten minutes between swimming lessons and ballet."

Westward Bound: VSA Partners Make Their Silicon Valley Debut

12 January 2018
Why 'west coast, best coast' resonates with VSA's future.

Select World Appoints Hans Dorsinville as Chief Creative Officer, North America

03 November 2017
Laird + Partners Creative Veteran Starts New Chapter at Global Beauty and Fashion Agency

Carat USA Promotes Michael Epstein to President

25 April 2016
Epstein to Continue Role as Chief Client Officer

AdForum Exclusive: JWT Discusses Pennzoil Ad Featuring Ferrari 488 GTB

11 March 2016
Pennzoil and JWT are off to the races in this new ad campaign highlighting Ferrari engineering. Jeremy Jones, Executive Creative Director at JWT Atlanta, was nice enough to sit down with AdForum’s Jamel D. Nelson at a recent event in upper Manhattan showcasing the agency’s “JOYRIDE Circuit” ad featuring iconic oil brand Pennzoil – a campaign that also stars every car enthusiasts dream vehicle: the Ferrari 488 GTB. Enjoy.

JWT Discusses Pennzoil Ad Featuring Ferrari 488 GTB

11 March 2016
Pennzoil and JWT are off to the races in this new ad campaign highlighting Ferrari engineering.

New York Festivals Announces the Final Round of 2016 Executive Jury

09 February 2016
New York Festivals International Advertising Awards® announces the final round of prominent worldwide chief creative officers and executive creative directors appointed to the 2016 New York Festivals Executive Jury.

UM London launches #SorryNotSorry campaign for Reese’s

27 January 2016
UM London has launched The Hershey Company’s first-ever UK-specific digital advertising campaign for its Reese’s confectionery brand.

MEC Announces Partnership With Social Video Leader, NowThis

26 January 2016
The partnership gives the agency and its clients access to the creative services team of NowThis Studios, along with access to its massively growing millennial audience.

New York Festivals for the World’s Best Advertising Announces Third Round of 2016 Executive Jury Members

19 January 2016
May 13-17th, the 2016 Executive Jury panel will gather together in New York City for five rounds of judging across all mediums and select 2016’s Finalists, First Prize, Second Prize, Third Prize, Grand Award winners, and Best of Show.

Michael Matthews Joins Velocity Afrika

14 January 2016
Velocity Afrika has signed Cape Town based director, Michael Matthews.

M&C Saatchi UK Management Buys 30% of UK Ad Agency

14 January 2016
Five of the management team at M&C Saatchi have announced they are buying a 30% equity stake of the UK ad agency

Pitney Bowes Launches Major Advertising Campaign

14 January 2016
Broadcast and Targeted TV, Digital Marketing and Social Media Reintroduce the Pitney Bowes Brand

New York Festivals for the World’s Best Advertising Reveals Second Round of 2016 Executive Jury Members

12 January 2016
The 2016 Executive Jury panel will gather together May 13-17th in New York City for five rounds of judging across all mediums and select 2016’s Finalists, First Prize, Second Prize, Third Prize, Grand Award winners, and Best of Show.

Midas Awards for the World’s Best Financial Advertising Announces 2015 Brand Rankings Report

17 December 2015
MasterCard, Absa / Barclays, Emirates NBD Score Top Three Rankings

New York Festivals 2016 Torch Awards Open for Entries

16 December 2015
<p>The 2016 Torch Awards is now open for entry; The Institute for Human Centered Design is 2016’s Nonprofit Partner<span> </span></p>

Content Strategist Matthew Weiner Leaves Dare to Join The Moment

08 December 2015
<p>Matthew Weiner has been appointed as a Senior Strategist by the international creative content company, The Moment.<span> </span></p>

The Global Awards for the World’s Best Healthcare & Wellness Advertising Announces 2015 Award Winners

03 December 2015
<p>McCann Health is Agency Network of the Year, Langland Awarded Global Healthcare Agency of the Year, Grand Global Goes to Downtown Partners<span> </span></p>

New York Festivals for the World’s Best Advertising Announces the First Round of Executive Jury Members

30 November 2015
New York Festivals® for the World’s Best Advertising® announced the first round of prominent creatives appointed to the 2016 Executive Jury.

Midas Awards for the World’s Best Financial Advertising Announces 2015 Shortlist

12 November 2015
New York, NY – November 12, 2015: The Midas Awards® for the World’s Best Financial Advertising℠ has announced the shortlist for the 2015 competition. “The Midas Awards is the only aw...

The Global Awards Invites Students to Enter the 2015 Young Globals Student Competition & Internship Program

29 October 2015
Corporate Sponsors McCann Health and Ogilvy CommonHealth Worldwide Support 2015’s Young Globals                                                   ...

New York Festivals is now accepting entries for the 2016 World’s Best Advertising Awards

22 October 2015
              NYF Unveils 3 new competitions: Activation & Engagement, Media, Mobile, and Special Industry Award “Best Commercial Director”   New York, NY – October 22, 2015: New Yo...

Fold7 Lands Doodle Account

18 September 2015
The Fold7 team recently pulled out all the stops to deliver a winning pitch for Doddle, the first service in Britain to have fully-staffed, dedicated stores for collecting, returning and sending parc...

The Gate Boosts Modern Full-Service Offering With Peter Bennett Appointment

16 September 2015
The Gate has appointed Peter Bennett to the new role of Executive Director – Media.    Bennett joins the agency to boost its full-service offering across a range of clients and to provide medi...

Horizon Snaps Up Snack Maker Snyder's-Lance

28 May 2015
Snack maker Snyder's-Lance has named Horizon Media is media agency of record for four of its core brands: Snyder's of Hanover, Lance, Cape Cod, and Snack Factory Pretzel Chips. The company spent $30....

Richards Group Named AOR For American Signature

28 May 2015
Furniture company American Signature has selected The Richards Group to be its agency of record, the companies confirmed Wednesday. The Dallas-based indie shop will be responsible for branding strate...

Y&R Wins New U.S. Navy Ad Contract

28 May 2015
The U.S. Navy confirmed today that WPP’s Young & Rubicam is being awarded its new advertising and marketing services account in support of the Navy Recruiting Advertising Program. The incumbent...

O'Keefe Reinhard & Paul Nabs Ace Hardware After Review

28 May 2015
Ace Hardware has named O'Keefe, Reinhard & Paul its new agency after a review. Omnicom's GSD&M had been the lead agency on the account since 2009, though the the agency did not participate in...

Insurers Get the Urge to Search

01 May 2015
Don't look now but insurers that collectively spend more than $200 million in media annually are in the midst of creative searches. New York Life was the latest to surface, after Adweek broke news of ...

Tesco moves £90m media account to MediaCom

30 April 2015
Tesco has moved its £90m media planning and buying account to MediaCom, ending its 20-year relationship with Initiative.The supermarket kicked off a review of its media account in March. MediaC...

Chuck E. Cheese's Seeks New Creative Agency

23 April 2015
Chuck E. Cheese's is looking for a new creative agency to revive the fortunes of the faded pizza arcade brand, sources said. The Irving, Texas chain spent $28 million on media spending in 2014, accor...

Porsche Asia Pacific Appoints Accelerate Advertising for Marketing Communications

21 April 2015
Accelerate Advertising Singapore has been appointed for marketing communications for Porsche Asia Pacific. Since its establishment in 2011, Accelerate Advertising is creating and implementing communi...

Ogilvy Chicago Wins Jimmy Dean

15 April 2015
Jimmy Dean, classic maker of breakfast sausages and self-described “No. 1 protein breakfast brand in America,” has chosen Ogilvy Chicago as its new creative agency of record after an unan...

Fallon Nabs AOR Duties for Big Ten Network

14 April 2015
Minneapolis-based agency Fallon has officially been named agency of record for the Big Ten Network, thus expanding a relationship with the oldest Division I conference that kicked off last August and...