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Claire Beale

Global Editor in Chief, Campaign

Claire Beale is the global editor in chief of Campaign. She was editor of Campaign UK for over eight years, before relaunching sister title Marketing as a vibrant, intelligent and beautiful coffee table-worthy brand in 2013. Now back on Campaign, she feels like she’s come home.

Campaign turns 50: Confident, punchy and famous - just like the industry it serves
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Campaign turns 50: Confident, punchy and famous - just like the industry it serves

In the 50 years since its launch, Campaign has consistently held a mirror up to an advertising industry that quickly evolved into one of the most influential and glamorous places to work.

Agency CEO churn calls for a return of creative leadership
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Agency CEO churn calls for a return of creative leadership

Has the chief executive role become the most toxic job in advertising? It's certainly now one of the most precarious.

Press may have its day again
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Press may have its day again

Print ad revenue is on the rise again, but have agencies lost the craft skills required to maximise this opportunity?

Remi Babinet explains why he's having to reboot BETC London and how a new management line-up will help
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Remi Babinet explains why he's having to reboot BETC London and how a new management line-up will help

BETC is rebooting its London agency with a new structure that aligns it more closely with its Paris-based parent and Nick Docherty is joining the London team from Wieden & Kennedy to be head of strategy.

Wear your Lions with pride: creativity has come home
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Wear your Lions with pride: creativity has come home

Football might not have come home this summer, but creativity did.

Ogilvy pledges to hire 20 senior female creatives globally by end of 2020
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Ogilvy pledges to hire 20 senior female creatives globally by end of 2020

Ogilvy has kicked off Cannes Lions by announcing a new commitment to raising the number of women, including importantly more women of colour, in its creative departments around the world.

Cannes faces watershed moment
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Cannes faces watershed moment

There will be more than just creative work on trial at this year's Cannes Lions festival.

Ogilvy unveils new identity: CEO Seifert explains agency's new structure and purpose
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Ogilvy unveils new identity: CEO Seifert explains agency's new structure and purpose

Ogilvy is ditching Mather, introducing a new corporate identity and cementing months of streamlining with a simplified organisational structure that chief executive John Seifert says will "build a new model for our industry".

Just Eat's Barnaby Dawe departs as CMO
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Just Eat's Barnaby Dawe departs as CMO

Just Eat's global chief marketing officer Barnaby Dawe is leaving the company as part of a restructure of the business that will see the creation of a new chief customer officer role.

Welcome to a new era for creativity
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Welcome to a new era for creativity

What will define the next era after Martin Sorrell? How do we want our industry to look and behave from here?

Campaign School Reports, debating the high fliers and low scorers: a Campaign Newscast
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Campaign School Reports, debating the high fliers and low scorers: a Campaign Newscast

Campaign's School Reports are out, so which agencies impressed us, why do some agencies score themselves so much higher than we do, and what does it all mean for the state of our industry?

Ex-Channel 4 boss Abraham launches advertising and production company
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Ex-Channel 4 boss Abraham launches advertising and production company

David Abraham, the former chief executive of Channel 4, is launching a company that will unite the skills of programming creation and advertising, underpinned by data capabilities.

Notes on a scandal: Things will never be the same after Sorrell exit
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Notes on a scandal: Things will never be the same after Sorrell exit

Sir Martin Sorrell's departure ends the recent turmoil, but WPP must change.

Why fit is the new cool: Campaign podcast probes the future of sports marketing
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Why fit is the new cool: Campaign podcast probes the future of sports marketing

The latest edition of the Campaign Podcast explores the future of sports marketing.

The rage against the machine
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The rage against the machine

The primacy of individual agency brands within holding companies is coming under intense scrutiny, and this could have long-term effects on creativity.

The true stories of creating 'big moment' ad campaigns, from the Super Bowl to John Lewis Christmas
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The true stories of creating 'big moment' ad campaigns, from the Super Bowl to John Lewis Christmas

The Campaign podcast sits down with creative leaders behind John Lewis' Christmas ad and Amazon's Super Bowl spot to find out what it's really like to work under that kind of pressure.

Ex-Unilever marketers aim to shake up laundry market with new subscription brand
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Ex-Unilever marketers aim to shake up laundry market with new subscription brand

Two former Unilever marketers have joined forces with the Mother-backed incubator Broody to launch a new detergent brand that aims to disrupt the laundry market by selling direct to consumers through letterbox delivery.

Ogilvy UK promotes PR chief Frohlich to CEO
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Ogilvy UK promotes PR chief Frohlich to CEO

Ogilvy has promoted Ogilvy PR's EMEA chief Michael Frohlich to chief executive of Ogilvy UK, heading up all the integrated businesses.

The mother of all agencies set the bar for British creativity
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The mother of all agencies set the bar for British creativity

As Mother turns 21, Campaign's global editor-in-chief looks at how the agency set a new standard for British creativity.

Nick Law quits R/GA for lead creative role across Publicis Groupe
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Nick Law quits R/GA for lead creative role across Publicis Groupe

Nick Law, the global chief creative officer of R/GA, is leaving the company after 17 years to take on the newly created role of chief creative officer across Publicis Groupe and president of Publicis Communications.

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