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Commercial Grade Podcast

Christie Bishop

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Commercial Grade Podcast

Commercial Grade Podcast

Christie Bishop

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Welcome to the Commercial Grade podcast! Listen in as Christie Bishop, an award-winning Advertising Executive, answers your questions and gives you an insider's look at what really goes into crafting commercial campaigns.

Latest Episodes

036 | From Dial-Up to Dialed-In: An Insider POV on Media Sales | Lisa Solomon, Founder/CEO, Atheneum Collective

Season #1 of Commercial Grade is a wrap! Season #2 will kick-off after the holidays with new guests, topics & confessions in advertising. Today's finale featuresad sales veteran Lisa Solomon, one of the 1st AOL/Microsoft digital ad sales reps (hello dial-up!) before moving onto NBC/Universal & eventually launching the marketing version of Master Class, Atheneum Collective. Lisa explains the ins/outs of ad sales, how the industry has evolved and gives pointers on how anyone can master the art of sales.

83 MIN2019 OCT 22
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036 | From Dial-Up to Dialed-In: An Insider POV on Media Sales | Lisa Solomon, Founder/CEO, Atheneum Collective

035 | Are Consultancies Making Ad Agencies Redundant? | Sam Hawkins, Senior Consultant | Deloitte

Competition amongst ad agencies has historically been fierce yet predictable. An agency's foremost competition was typically another shop with similar offerings: Integrated vs. integrated, PR vs. PR, media vs. media. Recently, the landscape has become increasingly complex with traditional consultancies (Deloitte, McKinsey, Bain & Co.) playing AND winning on agency turf. Sam Hawkins, Senior Consultant at Deloitte, joins to discuss the evolution of consultancies & their impact the agency/client relationship.

55 MIN2019 OCT 7
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035 | Are Consultancies Making Ad Agencies Redundant? | Sam Hawkins, Senior Consultant | Deloitte

034 | Inside the Agency: Creative Direction | Marcus Wesson, Chief Creative Officer| Dailey

Marcus Wesson, award-winning Chief Creative Officer of Dailey Advertising in LA, joins Commercial Grade to talk through the ins and outs of creative production, what it takes to makes an award-winning campaign (think: Carls Jr. burgers & bikinis!) and how he evolved from a junior art director to CCO of a major ad agency. Marcus and Christie also talk through the time they, unbeknownst to them, pitched against each other to win the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare account.

69 MIN2019 SEP 30
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034 | Inside the Agency: Creative Direction | Marcus Wesson, Chief Creative Officer| Dailey

033 | Diversity, Inclusion & Allies in Advertising | Erin Matts, CEO & Anita May, MD, Hearts & ,

In the second part of my conversation with Erin Matts, CEO, and Anita May, MD, of Omnicom's Hearts & Science, we cover a topic high on the priority list of most agencies and corporations: Diversity, Inclusion & Allies in Advertising. From ageism to sexism, Erin and Anita share challenges they've faced and how they approach diversity internally and when hiring.Anita also takes us through the "aha" moment behind P&G's "The Talk," which details the harsh reality African American parents and children face.

44 MIN2019 SEP 23
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033 | Diversity, Inclusion & Allies in Advertising | Erin Matts, CEO & Anita May, MD, Hearts & ,

032 | Media Magic & The Road to CEO | Erin Matts, CEO & Anita May, MD | Hearts & Science

In Part #1 of "Media Magic & The Road to CEO," Erin Matts, CEO, and Anita May, Managing Executive Director, of Omnicom's Hearts & Science global marketing agency, join Christie to talk about the role and power of media in advertising, evolving approaches to data insights and storytelling, and their respective roads to becoming respected and influential female marketing executives.

71 MIN2019 SEP 16
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032 | Media Magic & The Road to CEO | Erin Matts, CEO & Anita May, MD | Hearts & Science

031 | Confessions in Advertising, Volume II

Working in advertising undoubtably results in a variety of crazy, funny, unbelievable experiences that I've dubbed, "Confessions in Advertising." Over the past 30 episodes, Commercial Grade guests have shared surreal and memorable moments from their careers that deserve to be retold. Confessions in Advertising: Volume 2, is the second iteration of these wild stories and can be considered a warning (or encouragement, depending on your POV!) to anyone looking to get into advertising.

30 MIN2019 SEP 2
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031 | Confessions in Advertising, Volume II

030 | Confessions in Advertising, Volume 1

Working in advertising undoubtably results in a variety of crazy, funny, unbelievable experiences that I've dubbed, "Confessions in Advertising." Over the past 30 episodes, Commercial Grade guests have shared truly surreal and memorable moments from their careers that deserve to be retold. Confessions in Advertising: Volume I, is a compilation of these wild stories and can be considered a warning (or encouragement, depending on your POV!) to anyone looking to get into advertising.

28 MIN2019 AUG 26
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030 | Confessions in Advertising, Volume 1

029 | Appearance on Adam Carolla Show | Taco Bell Hotel, Mercedes-Benz & Coors Light campaigns

During this week's episode, I reunite with the Adam Carolla Show gang in studio. We talk new campaigns and pop-ups from Taco Bell, Mercedes-Benz, Coors Light and more. As a teaser, if you have strong opinions on "shower beers," I want to hear them!

27 MIN2019 AUG 20
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029 | Appearance on Adam Carolla Show | Taco Bell Hotel, Mercedes-Benz & Coors Light campaigns

028 | Movie Magic 101: Visual Effects Explained

This episode features another listener requested topic: Inside the world of Visual Effects. Darcy Parsons, a commercial/TV producer-turned-visual effects specialist and co-founder of Kevin, a visual effects studio, joins Commercial Grade to talk all things VFX. She takes us behind the scenes, reveals stories from her "live action" days with SNL and MTV, explains the various kinds of visual effects and tells viewers how to spot them!

57 MIN2019 AUG 12
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028 | Movie Magic 101: Visual Effects Explained

027 | Product Placement: Behind The Deals | Joe Shields | VP, Connections, iHeartMedia

Joe Shields, Vice President of Connections at iHeartMedia and life-long product placement fan, takes us deep into the world of Product Placement and Branded Entertainment. Joe discovered his passion for product placement as a youth, moved to LA and never looked back. His expertise runs deep and his roster of product placement deals includes work for Columbia Pictures, FOX, FX Network and properties such as Talladega Nights and It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia.

78 MIN2019 AUG 5
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027 | Product Placement: Behind The Deals | Joe Shields | VP, Connections, iHeartMedia

Latest Episodes

036 | From Dial-Up to Dialed-In: An Insider POV on Media Sales | Lisa Solomon, Founder/CEO, Atheneum Collective

Season #1 of Commercial Grade is a wrap! Season #2 will kick-off after the holidays with new guests, topics & confessions in advertising. Today's finale featuresad sales veteran Lisa Solomon, one of the 1st AOL/Microsoft digital ad sales reps (hello dial-up!) before moving onto NBC/Universal & eventually launching the marketing version of Master Class, Atheneum Collective. Lisa explains the ins/outs of ad sales, how the industry has evolved and gives pointers on how anyone can master the art of sales.

83 MIN2019 OCT 22
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036 | From Dial-Up to Dialed-In: An Insider POV on Media Sales | Lisa Solomon, Founder/CEO, Atheneum Collective

035 | Are Consultancies Making Ad Agencies Redundant? | Sam Hawkins, Senior Consultant | Deloitte

Competition amongst ad agencies has historically been fierce yet predictable. An agency's foremost competition was typically another shop with similar offerings: Integrated vs. integrated, PR vs. PR, media vs. media. Recently, the landscape has become increasingly complex with traditional consultancies (Deloitte, McKinsey, Bain & Co.) playing AND winning on agency turf. Sam Hawkins, Senior Consultant at Deloitte, joins to discuss the evolution of consultancies & their impact the agency/client relationship.

55 MIN2019 OCT 7
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035 | Are Consultancies Making Ad Agencies Redundant? | Sam Hawkins, Senior Consultant | Deloitte

034 | Inside the Agency: Creative Direction | Marcus Wesson, Chief Creative Officer| Dailey

Marcus Wesson, award-winning Chief Creative Officer of Dailey Advertising in LA, joins Commercial Grade to talk through the ins and outs of creative production, what it takes to makes an award-winning campaign (think: Carls Jr. burgers & bikinis!) and how he evolved from a junior art director to CCO of a major ad agency. Marcus and Christie also talk through the time they, unbeknownst to them, pitched against each other to win the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare account.

69 MIN2019 SEP 30
Comments
034 | Inside the Agency: Creative Direction | Marcus Wesson, Chief Creative Officer| Dailey

033 | Diversity, Inclusion & Allies in Advertising | Erin Matts, CEO & Anita May, MD, Hearts & ,

In the second part of my conversation with Erin Matts, CEO, and Anita May, MD, of Omnicom's Hearts & Science, we cover a topic high on the priority list of most agencies and corporations: Diversity, Inclusion & Allies in Advertising. From ageism to sexism, Erin and Anita share challenges they've faced and how they approach diversity internally and when hiring.Anita also takes us through the "aha" moment behind P&G's "The Talk," which details the harsh reality African American parents and children face.

44 MIN2019 SEP 23
Comments
033 | Diversity, Inclusion & Allies in Advertising | Erin Matts, CEO & Anita May, MD, Hearts & ,

032 | Media Magic & The Road to CEO | Erin Matts, CEO & Anita May, MD | Hearts & Science

In Part #1 of "Media Magic & The Road to CEO," Erin Matts, CEO, and Anita May, Managing Executive Director, of Omnicom's Hearts & Science global marketing agency, join Christie to talk about the role and power of media in advertising, evolving approaches to data insights and storytelling, and their respective roads to becoming respected and influential female marketing executives.

71 MIN2019 SEP 16
Comments
032 | Media Magic & The Road to CEO | Erin Matts, CEO & Anita May, MD | Hearts & Science

031 | Confessions in Advertising, Volume II

Working in advertising undoubtably results in a variety of crazy, funny, unbelievable experiences that I've dubbed, "Confessions in Advertising." Over the past 30 episodes, Commercial Grade guests have shared surreal and memorable moments from their careers that deserve to be retold. Confessions in Advertising: Volume 2, is the second iteration of these wild stories and can be considered a warning (or encouragement, depending on your POV!) to anyone looking to get into advertising.

30 MIN2019 SEP 2
Comments
031 | Confessions in Advertising, Volume II

030 | Confessions in Advertising, Volume 1

Working in advertising undoubtably results in a variety of crazy, funny, unbelievable experiences that I've dubbed, "Confessions in Advertising." Over the past 30 episodes, Commercial Grade guests have shared truly surreal and memorable moments from their careers that deserve to be retold. Confessions in Advertising: Volume I, is a compilation of these wild stories and can be considered a warning (or encouragement, depending on your POV!) to anyone looking to get into advertising.

28 MIN2019 AUG 26
Comments
030 | Confessions in Advertising, Volume 1

029 | Appearance on Adam Carolla Show | Taco Bell Hotel, Mercedes-Benz & Coors Light campaigns

During this week's episode, I reunite with the Adam Carolla Show gang in studio. We talk new campaigns and pop-ups from Taco Bell, Mercedes-Benz, Coors Light and more. As a teaser, if you have strong opinions on "shower beers," I want to hear them!

27 MIN2019 AUG 20
Comments
029 | Appearance on Adam Carolla Show | Taco Bell Hotel, Mercedes-Benz & Coors Light campaigns

028 | Movie Magic 101: Visual Effects Explained

This episode features another listener requested topic: Inside the world of Visual Effects. Darcy Parsons, a commercial/TV producer-turned-visual effects specialist and co-founder of Kevin, a visual effects studio, joins Commercial Grade to talk all things VFX. She takes us behind the scenes, reveals stories from her "live action" days with SNL and MTV, explains the various kinds of visual effects and tells viewers how to spot them!

57 MIN2019 AUG 12
Comments
028 | Movie Magic 101: Visual Effects Explained

027 | Product Placement: Behind The Deals | Joe Shields | VP, Connections, iHeartMedia

Joe Shields, Vice President of Connections at iHeartMedia and life-long product placement fan, takes us deep into the world of Product Placement and Branded Entertainment. Joe discovered his passion for product placement as a youth, moved to LA and never looked back. His expertise runs deep and his roster of product placement deals includes work for Columbia Pictures, FOX, FX Network and properties such as Talladega Nights and It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia.

78 MIN2019 AUG 5
Comments
027 | Product Placement: Behind The Deals | Joe Shields | VP, Connections, iHeartMedia
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