This Women’s History Month, the team at d expósito & Partners paid tribute to the many Latina Leaders in Hispanic advertising and media with a social media series.
This Women’s History Month, the team at d expósito & Partners paid tribute to the many Latina Leaders in Hispanic advertising and media with a social media series. The DEX team saw it as an important time to acknowledge the leadership, courage and contributions of these fearless women, as well as celebrate their accomplishments in a way that inspires the next generation of multicultural advertising professionals in order to continue promoting progress.
We begin our Women’s Month series featuring a pioneer who could arguably be considered the Madrina (Godmother) of Hispanic advertising in the US: Alicia Conill. Alicia began her advertising career in Cuba in the late 1950s, as live announcer talent for an agency in Havana, called Mestre Conill. After the Cuban Revolution, she became a Cuban exile in NYC, where she worked as Creative Director for the William Estey Company, on client campaigns for Latin America. In 1968, she and her husband, Rafael Conill, founded Conill Advertising, one of the pioneering agencies in Hispanic marketing that ushered in clients like McDonald’s, Coca-Cola, Campbell’s Soups, Amtrak, and many others. Conill Advertising would go on to be the largest U.S. Hispanic agency in that era.
“In the ‘80s, there was a resistance among marketers to learning a new culture, learning a new language, and learning new forms of media” shared Norma Orcí with the LATimes in 2017. “We are facing a similar situation now.” Norma is a highly respected industry veteran and trailblazer, who co-founded La Agencia de Orcí with her husband, Hector, in 1986. Together, they saw an opportunity to create a positive impact when the U.S. government aimed to encourage millions of undocumented immigrants to come forward and obtain citizenship, and La Agencia de Orcí was awarded the task of creating a campaign to mobilize the community.
The life of Tere Zubizarreta was an exemplary story of The American Dream. She started her career in advertising in the 1970s with no college degree, working as a secretary at McCann/Marshalk Advertising. In 1976, she founded her own agency, Zubi Advertising, with limited resources, including a borrowed desk, telephone and typewriter, and a $465 retainer from her first client. As her agency grew and prospered, she would be joined by her children, Joe and Michelle. Under their leadership, the agency would grow to over 100 employees with revenue surpassing $200 million in billings and would eventually be acquired by WPP.
Today, we’re excited to share the story of another incredible and highly accomplished Latina: Aida Levitán. In 2017, she became the first and only Cuban-American female board chair for a U.S. commercial community bank. Now that’s impressive, but there’s more. Just 4 years later, she took U.S. Century Bank public! As a result of her service and this accomplishment, in 2022 Forbes selected Aida as one of their “50 over 50,” a list of top female business leaders, entrepreneurs and financiers, curated in collaboration with Mika Brzezinski from MSNBC’s Morning Joe.
Ad Industry Launches Effort to Revise New Standard Terms & Conditions for Digital Advertising
Launching in April 2023, the leading industry trade bodies will create a joint Task Force to include all stakeholders including advertising agencies, marketers, publishers, and ad tech companies.
- This Women’s History Month, the team at d expósito & Partners paid tribute to the many Latina Leaders in Hispanic advertising and media with a social media series.
- ALICIA CONILL
- NORMA ORCI
- TERE ZUBIZARRETA
- AIDA LEVITAN
- Tajín Launches New Campaign to Promote Its Mild Hot Sauce and Chamoy Sauce
- Successful Marketing Spend Management: It Takes a Village
- In the Race to Standardize TV Measurement, Data Is the Only Safe Harbor
- What Is TV? [REPORT]
- Media 100 revealed – the world’s most awarded campaigns and companies for media excellence
- Surprise: AM/FM Radio Ratings Overtake TV Among Persons 18-49 For The First Time In Media History
- 3 Challenges and Opportunities for Hispanic PR and Marketing in 2023
- Modern Marketing Dilemmas – An evidence-based guide to help marketers protect their margins [REPORT]
- Resetting the Bar on Brand Communication [INSIGHT]
- The Anatomy of a Performance Marketing Organization
- Polito Vega, ‘El Rey de la Radio’ passes
Warner Bros., Discovery U.S. Hispanic, GroupM & Cocina Media cook up EL TOQUE DE AARÓN
Warner Bros. Discovery U.S. Hispanic announced its latest content partnership with GroupM and COCINA Media, a multicultural owned-and-operated content and digital media company, to bring high-quality, culturally-relevant programming created for Hispanic audiences in the United States.
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Connectivity is driving how Americans are engaging with TV
With so much excitement in the streaming industry, it’s easy to lose sight of what’s underpinning the way audiences now engage with television. In fact, there likely wouldn’t be this much excitement about streaming if it weren’t for the widespread adoption of digital connectivity that took place as audiences dove into new content options in mid-2020 to stay occupied as the COVID-19 pandemic set in.
Out of Home Ads Drive Real-World Action
In the marketing world, social media, podcasts, search engine ads, and AI-created ad copy generate a good deal of buzz. Yet, when it comes to courting consumers, a more traditional medium reigns supreme: out of home (OOH) advertising. According to new survey results from the Out of Home Advertising Association of America (OAAA) and Morning Consult, nine in ten adults (88%) notice OOH ads and nearly 80% of those viewers are inspired to take action.
Miller Lite is turning Bad $#!T into GoodI $#!T
There’s no beer without women. In fact, women were among the first beer brewers in history. Yet for the years that followed, many in the beer industry (Miller Lite included) alienated the very people who helped create it. How? By dividing women as consumers, objectifying them in their ads, and frankly, putting a lot of bad $#!T out there.
Modelo Beer launches ‘Fighting Spirit’ campaign [VIDEOS]
Modelo is continuing its investment in marketing and media with the evolution of its highly emotive and successful Fighting Spirit work. Modelo released its new “Mark of a Fighter” campaign that highlights the changing consumer dynamics of what’s important today– the desire for more meaningful pursuits that bring happiness versus achieving status and fame.
The Podcast Consumer: An Infinite Dial [REPORT]
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Northgate González Market strikes partnership with MLS LA Football Club
Northgate González Market announced it would bring an authentic Mexican food experience to soccer fans as an “official partner” of the Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC), the 2022 MLS Cup Champions.
Moroian namedo President And General Manager Of Univision Los Angeles
Univision announced the promotion of Veronika Moroian to President and General Manager of Univision Los Angeles. In this role, Moroian will be responsible for overseeing, in the Los Angeles region, the sales, news, community affairs, operations technology, marketing and promotions departments.
The WEEK of Argentine Beef [VIDEO]
The Argentine Beef Promotion Institute is partnering with exclusive restaurants in Los Angeles to bring you the chance to try one of the best products in the world. During the Week of Argentine Beef, the following participating restaurants will include special dishes created with flavorful, sustainably-produced beef imported from Argentina. Created by industry veterans Pablo Buffagni - Creative Director / Head Chef at BBQ Agency, Roxanna Lissa - PR Director / Blue PR and Lalo Wakefield - Content Director/Big Bite Marketers.
CBS Sports “Golazo Network” to launch
CBS Sports will launch CBS SPORTS GOLAZO NETWORK, a 24-hour direct-to-consumer digital network in the U.S. dedicated exclusively to global soccer coverage, on Tuesday, April 11.
AM/FM Radio is the #1 Ad-Supported Audio Source for All Ages in the U.S.
The Infinite Dial, with support from Amazon Music, Wondery, and ART19; and yes, it showed the dominance of digital audio – but radio has a stronghold in many spaces, including in-car listening and among ad-supported audio choices.
Five Misperceptions About Video Game Advertising
Two out of every three Americans play video games through various platforms (ESA, 2022), and gaming is third only to TV and social media in terms of where audiences spend their time–yet gaming captures less than 5% of advertiser budgets.
Making the numbers count
Talent is the lifeblood of marketing. Brands need to meet their needs for a better lived experience if they want to attract and retain the very best. Ranjay Radhakrishnan, Chief Human Resources Officer at Reckitt, explains how the company is championing diversity and inclusion to make Reckitt a great place to work.
6 Things Marketers Can Do to Boost Effectiveness
Discussions about improving marketing effectiveness can often focus on the different measurement approaches and advanced analytics tools that marketers should employ.
PR in Puerto Rico: Differences & Similarities! Why The Need for A License? [PODCAST]
Puerto Rico PR professionals Gladys Diaz, GMD PR Consultant, and Tommy Dardet, President, Puerto Rico Association of Public Relations provide exceptional insight into the effort required to insure the professionalism of practitioners. They explain what led to a license being required to practice PR there. They detail the major difference between PR practice there and in the U.S. This episode is very insightful and well worth your listening time. Share this episode with your colleagues.
NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises inspires Latinas to ‘CHANGE THE GAME’
In celebration of Women’s History Month, NBCUniversal Telemundo Enterprises unveiled a powerful new campaign titled “Change the Game” (Cambia el Juego), under the company’s award-winning corporate social responsibility initiative, Unstoppable Women (Mujeres Imparables). The new multiplatform initiative seeks to inspire, inform, and ignite a community of unstoppable Latino women to shift their perspective and “change the game” of life.
Global Ad & Marketing Spend Continued to Rebound 7.9% in 2022, But Expected to Grow at Tamer 5.3% in 2023, As Macroeconomic & Secular Media Trends Hamper Digital Growth
Global advertising and marketing spending continued to rebound 7.9% to $1.568 trillion in 2022, but spending is projected to grow at a tamer 5.3% in 2023, as challenging macroeconomic and re-emerging secular industry trends hamper the fast-growing digital & alternative media channels that fueled the strong recovery from the pandemic, according to new research released by PQ Media.
The Marketer’s guide to planning an effective agency transition
Your agency review has concluded. You’ve found the perfect agency, negotiated a fine SOW and MSA and you’re itching to get started. And (of course) you are in a rush! You need the new agency to hit the ground running and your business depends on the success multiplier that a great agency relationship can provide. You’ve even planned a thorough and disciplined onboarding for the new agency.