In this episode of The New Mainstream podcast, we talk with Sequoyah “DataBae” Glenn, founder of the Black Marketers Coalition and 924 CoOperative: A Multicultural Marketing Agency, about empowering black marketing and research professionals and the need to redefine the general market.

VMLY&R announced the appointments of three new female leaders across its global and LATAM human resources and diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) functions, building on the agency’s commitment to employee growth and development.

Estrella Media and its flagship radio stations Que Buena LA and Riverside, La Raza Dallas, and La Raza Houston, will be presenting the “Fiestas Patrias” festivals in each city in celebration of Mexican Independence Day on Sunday, September 12 and September 19.

Evidence-based metrics saved used cars, personal finance, and higher education ratings — now they’re coming for digital media

Here’s something we all know: advertising measurement is outdated. Just scroll through the media headlines and it’s impossible to avoid. An Olympics that saw both record consumer engagement and ratings declines. A high-profile dispute over box office numbers and streaming audiences. Or as the Media Rating Council’s Board considers Nielsen’s accreditation fate.  By Kelly Abcarian - EVP - Measurement & Impact, Advertising & Partnerships - NBCUniversal

Science Applications International Corp. announced that Catherine Hernandez-Blades has joined the company as senior vice president of marketing and communications.

Rural Americans have made large gains in adopting digital technology over the past decade and have narrowed some digital gaps. However, rural adults remain less likely than suburban adults to have home broadband and less likely than urban adults to own a smartphone, tablet computer or traditional computer.

Gen Z, the most racially and ethnically diverse generation in U.S. history, will not only buy fashion that meets their needs to both 'fit in' and express their beliefs, but also plan to spend more on clothes this year, according to a survey.

Brands look to strike the right balance in ad creative as the Delta variant spurs more uncertainty

US consumer spend recovered in Q2 2021, driven by the confluence of increasing vaccination rates, stimulus payments in March 2021, an optimistic outlook toward economic recovery, and the general reopening of the economy.

Celebrities feature in 16% of ads worldwide – but their presence alone is not enough. Used effectively and consistently throughout a campaign they can improve brand impact and sales.

The ANA In-House Agency Fact Book highlights the structure, capabilities, and operations of in-house agencies at ANA corporate member companies.

In an era of big data, personalization is critical for marketers looking to develop authentic and meaningful relationships with consumers. The same is true for content platforms, and that’s a trend we’re seeing among some of the newer video streaming entrants.

The Gartner CMO Spend Survey shows that marketing budgets dropped from 11% of revenue in 2020 to 6.4% in 2021, causing a cascading ripple in how chief marketing officers (CMOs) are prioritizing spend across the organization. Faced with a reduction in resources, CMOs have reprioritized marketing channel spend for 2021. Now, pure-play digital channels dominate, making up 72.2% of the total marketing budget.

And here we are once again near another Hispanic Heritage Month (HHM). Like in previous years, we can expect an uptick of campaigns targeting the Hispanic segment, coming from a wide range of brands, from those with a solid commitment to investing in the Hispanic segment to the ones that try to equate a once-a-year post on social media celebrating HHM to an entire Hispanic marketing strategy.  By Isaac Mizrahi / Co-President & COO of ALMA