Ad Council Announces NBCUniversal’s Linda Yaccarino as Board Chair

Linda Yaccarino, Chairman, Global Advertising and Partnerships, NBCUniversal, has been named Chair of the Ad Council’s Board of Directors. She succeeds David Fischer, Chief Revenue Officer of Facebook, and will serve in the role until June 30, 2022. Since the organization’s founding, the Ad Council has been at the forefront of leading the communications industry’s social impact efforts. Its Board of Directors is comprised of a prestigious group of senior marketing and media executives who provide expertise, insights and financial support to ensure the Ad Council’s social good communication campaigns…

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Eighteen Leading Health Organizations and Dr. Anthony Fauci Partner with the Ad Council and the COVID Collaborative to Help Healthcare Providers Better Understand and Answer Common Questions about COVID-19 Vaccination

The Ad Council and the COVID Collaborative have announced a new resource designed to address healthcare professionals’ questions about COVID-19 vaccination. The videos –which feature an introduction from Dr. Anthony Fauci–include experts from a diverse coalition of leading healthcare organizations and medical institutions sharing information around COVID-19 vaccine development and safety with their fellow physicians and nurses. The video series was developed in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and…

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Ad Council, CDC Launch The Power of Us, a Campaign Designed to Educate and Empower the Black Community to Continue to Help Stop the Spread of Coronavirus

The Ad Council, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the CDC Foundation, and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) are launching a national campaign called The Power of Us to support Black Americans, who have been disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The new campaign is designed to inspire Black Americans to continue to make a difference to help stop the spread of COVID-19. Created by Complex Collective, Complex Networks’ primary audience insight research engine, the integrated platform highlights how Black Americans have been impacted by…

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Ad Council Launches “Belonging Begins With Us” Campaign Featuring Exclusive New Music from Lake Street Dive

The Ad Council has launched Belonging Begins With Us, a national campaign dedicated to fostering a more welcoming nation where everyone feels that they belong, regardless of their background or where they were born. The effort is supported by a broad coalition of foundations, corporations and non-profit organizations working to strengthen connections and promote belonging in communities across the country. Created pro bono by ad agency Pereira O’Dell, the public service advertisements (PSAs) feature a new cover of the 1968 hit song “Walk a Mile in My Shoes,” recorded exclusively…

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Ad Council Announces New Members to its Board of Directors

The Ad Council, America’s leading non-profit organization dedicated to using communications to drive social change, elected new members to its Board of Directors at its fall meeting held virtually yesterday. Hayley Romer, Chief Revenue Officer and Publisher of The Atlantic, has been named Secretary of the Board, succeeding Laura Corb, Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company. The Ad Council Board is chaired by David Fischer, Chief Revenue Officer, Facebook. Vice Chairs include Linda Yaccarino, Chairman, Global Advertising and Partnerships, NBCUniversal, Jacki Kelley, CEO, Dentsu International, and Diego Scotti, Chief Marketing Officer…

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