American Lung Association and the Ad Council Launch New PSAs for Lung Cancer Awareness Month to Promote Lifesaving Screening

To raise awareness of lung cancer—the leading cancer killer of women and men—the American Lung Association and the Ad Council have launched a new phase of work this November during Lung Cancer Awareness Month for their successful “Saved By The Scan“ campaign. The campaign, created pro bono by advertising agency Hill Holliday, educates current and former smokers about the low-dose CT scan that can detect lung cancer in the early stages, when the disease is more curable. Consider the facts about lung cancer: Lung cancer kills 422 people every day…

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Ad Council Recognizes ABC Owned TV Stations Group with the 2019 Catalyst Award

The Ad Council has honored the ABC Owned TV Stations Group, part of the local media division of ABC, with the 2019 Catalyst Award for its extraordinary support of the Ad Council’s public service campaigns. The award was given at TVBForward 2019, the Television Bureau of Advertising’s (TVB) annual leadership conference in New York City. The Catalyst Award recognizes a media outlet for implementing innovative programs that create meaningful social change. ABC Owned TV Stations Group, which owns or operates 8 stations across the U.S., also provided donated media support to…

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AARP And The Ad Council Launch “Tribute To Our Sheroes” Retirement Savings Campaign To Give Black Women Free Personalized Retirement Savings Tips

AARP and the Ad Council have teamed up to launch the “Tribute to Our Sheroes” retirement savings campaign to help Black women boost their retirement savings. Launching October 24th, “A Tribute to Our Sheroes” is designed for Black women seeking to get more out of their existing retirement plans, or to begin one. This work is an extension of AARP and the Ad Council’s “Saving for Retirement” campaign, which launched in 2017, with the goal of ensuring diverse audiences feel confident and prepared as they reach retirement age. This campaign…

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NYC Emergency Management and Ad Council Remind Families to “Communicate When It Counts” in New Creative

A majority of New Yorkers (62%) feel prepared for an emergency, but only 34 percent of New Yorkers report having a plan for how to find family members and reunite following an emergency. In an effort to encourage families to create a plan for these unexpected events, the New York City Emergency Management Department and the Ad Council kicked off National Preparedness Month with a new public service announcement (PSA). “It’s so important that New Yorkers feel confident that they can appropriately handle a disaster – before it happens. It’s…

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Brady and Ad Council Announce Student Winners of First-Ever “End Family Fire” Scholarship Competition

Every day in the United States, eight kids are unintentionally injured or killed by “family fire,” a shooting involving an improperly stored or misused gun found in the home.  Brady and the Ad Council announced the winners of the first-ever End Family Fire Scholarship Competition. The winning videos, “You Told Me” and “Curiosity,” encourage gun owners to store firearms securely to help prevent these tragic incidents. The grand prize winners are: High school student Amelia Montagnino from Bethesda, Maryland (“You Told Me”) College student Alexandra Franklin from Detroit, Michigan (“Curiosity”)…

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