We are so excited to announce AFC Intern Class of 2021’s MVP, Alyssa Hill! Every year the AFC MVP is awarded a job at the AFC agency of their choice. Alyssa chose to continue her career at Chemistry, where she interned this summer, and will be joining the team as a Strategy Coordinator. Congratulations, Alyssa!
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Welcome the 2021 class of AFC interns
Interns make the world go round, at least, ours do. We are beyond excited to introduce you to our largest intern class ever, 14 fresh faces joining the Atlanta advertising scene. Fitzco First up: meet the @fitzco interns, Natalie and Megan. 22squared This robust group of 4 @22squared interns runs the gamut from strategy, creative, to media. We’reContinue reading “Welcome the 2021 class of AFC interns”
Do or DEI: An AFC Live! Industry Roast. Thursday, June 24, 2021. 3 p.m. EDT
Join us virtually on Thursday, June 24 for Do or DEI: An AFC Live! Industry Roast, where we’re tearing down the old ways to build new ones. Hosted by Jhadelys Reyes, our favorite Atlanta marketing professionals will join her to dish BTS agency and in-house DEI stories, spotlighting diversity and inclusion ad-fails that have hindered the industry and those that still need to be changed.
Congratulations to Chemistry for winning the 2020 Mosaic Award
Since 2016, AFC has been committed to diversifying the agency community in Atlanta. We know that lasting change will only come from doing the work. This year, we are the presenting sponsor of the Mosaic Award, an award recognizes organizations and individuals making a lasting and tangible impact to diversity and inclusion in our industry.Continue reading “Congratulations to Chemistry for winning the 2020 Mosaic Award”
AFC Live Event – September 2020
On September 3, 2020, Advertising for Change sponsored a virtual AFC Live event focusing on “Identity Theft: Avoiding Suppression of Cultural Expression.” Twanna Harris, VP of Brand Content and Strategic Initiatives, the Atlanta Beltline; Dipal Shah, Director, Integrated Marketing Communications (IMC) at Sprite; and Kim Williams, VP of Marketing at Intralot (Tech & Gaming) wereContinue reading “AFC Live Event – September 2020”
The Gathering Spot and Advertising for Change Grant Program for Black Creative Agencies
Atlanta is the home of great change in the name of equality, and we’re committed to seeing that through in the ad industry. In partnership with The Gathering Spot, we’re offering grants and ongoing mentorship to Black-owned marketing and ad agencies in our city.
September 03 — Identity Theft: Avoiding Suppression of Cultural Expression
Join us on Thursday, March 19, at Fitzco in Atlanta to discuss cultural, corporate and individual influences that are threatening identity & cultural expression, and what changes we (in advertising and as individuals) can make to protect it.
AFC Live Presents: Using Your Platform to Evoke Change
Your voice is your biggest platform, not just your job title. On Sept. 19, 2019, we gathered podcasters, brands, advertisers and activists alike to tell us how they made change happen in their own way – and how you can do the same. What resulted was an in-depth discussion on giving rise to change, at work, within our social circles and in the world at large.
MAIP Atlanta Interns work to build awareness for the Future Foundation
August 2019 – This summer, 8 4A’s MAIP interns participated in the AFC MAIP program in Atlanta. Each Wednesday, the interns rotated between the four agencies within the AFC coalition – Moxie, Fitzco, 22Squared, and JWT – getting opportunities to learn about each agency’s clients, work, and culture. They also met with panels of professionals, mentors, and executives from each agency and had candid conversations about advertising in Atlanta.
2019 AFC Intern of the Year
August 2019 – We’re proud to announce our 2019 AFC Intern of the Year, Taylor Torok. Taylor Torok is a first-generation Cuban-American and a 2019 University of Florida grad with a degree in telecommunications and a concentration in marketing. This summer, she interned at Fitzco, demonstrating her passion for strategy and creativity. Ultimately, she ledContinue reading “2019 AFC Intern of the Year”