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Watch AAF-KC’s Juneteenth webinar recording

Posted on Jun. 22, 2020  /  

Five Black advertising professionals led our community through a discussion about how the advertising industry needs to change to be more inclusive and welcoming to BIPOC.

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600 Black Advertising Professionals Demand Meaningful Action From Leadership in Open Letter

Posted on Jun. 12, 2020  /  

The recent murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery have shocked the nation and brought millions of Americans to the streets in righteous protest. As loud as these protests are, it is impossible to overstate the pain...

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Anti-Racism Resource Guide

Posted on Jun. 10, 2020  /  

I realize that a lot of folks want to help but that some might not know how. So, I've gathered some resources below on activism and just further education each with a short description.

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Career Advice During COVID

Posted on Jun. 9, 2020  /  AAF-KC News  /  

Career Advice During COVID is a webinar designed for soon-to-be and newly graduated college students looking for advice on how to navigate a COVID-19 job market.

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Callahan Promotes Jan-Eric Anderson to President

Posted on May. 30, 2020  /  Corporate Member News  /  

Callahan, a brand strategy and digital marketing agency, has promoted Jan-Eric Anderson to President. Anderson, who previously held the title of Chief Strategy Officer, has been a key member of Callahan’s leadership team since 2014.

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SEO Takeaways From COVID-19

Posted on May. 28, 2020  /  Insights  /  

Alyssa Murfey from VMLY&R shares SEO takeaways to strengthen your search engine marketing strategy during the coronavirus and beyond.

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Journey Awards recipients to be honored virtually in July

Posted on May. 27, 2020  /  Journey Awards  /  

With the focus of health and safety for all honorees and attendees, AAF-KC has decided to cancel the in-person 2020 Journey Awards celebration. All award recipients will instead be honored in a virtual celebration during the week of July 12...

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AWStudio Pioneers the “New Normal” for Commercial Production

Posted on May. 25, 2020  /  Corporate Member News  /  

AWStudio, a KC based production company, is pioneering the “New Normal” for commercial production during the global pandemic while also supporting the KC production community.

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What Is performance content? And why does your brand need it?

Posted on May. 19, 2020  /  Insights  /  

Digital content plays a pervasive role in every step of the consumer journey. From building awareness by showing up in search results all the way to making a sale on a product detail page (PDP), content heavily influences every part of the process.

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Finding Your First Job During COVID-19

Posted on May. 17, 2020  /  Insights  /  

As students, you spent your final semesters focusing on capstone classes, making rounds at job fairs, networking with recruiters, all in hopes to secure your first job. But now, the world has changed.

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