Press Releases

More Than 480,000 Drivers are on Their Phones at Any Given Daylight Moment; New PSAs Encourage Drivers to Break Their Texting and Driving Habit

October 16, 2018
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the Ad Council, in partnership with Pereira O’Dell, remind drivers to not text and drive

Ad Council Announces Most Extensive Rebrand in its 75-Year History

September 24, 2018
Leader in Social Impact Marketing Introduces New Visual Identity, Campaign Models and Capabilities

Meanness is on the Rise: New Campaign Pushes Back

September 18, 2018
Ad Council brings together a coalition of corporate, nonprofit, media and agency partners to show teens how their actions can change someone’s day, year or life, for better or for worse

GE, Google, IBM, Microsoft and Verizon Join Forces to Empower Young Girls to Pursue Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) in New Ad Council Campaign

September 10, 2018
Campaign developed by McCann and an unprecedented group of partners including Facebook, Google, MTV, Playbuzz and Twitter

Latest PSAs For U.S. Forest Service’s “Discover The Forest” Campaign Are A Love Letter To Trails, Reminding Us That Not All Answers Can Be Found Online

August 23, 2018
The new public service ads created by the Ad Council, in partnership with David&Goliath, encourage families to break from technology and discover the nature around them, using trails as their guide.

Eight Kids Each Day Are Unintentionally Injured or Killed by a Gun; New “End Family Fire” Campaign Promotes Safer Gun Storage to Save Lives

August 8, 2018
The Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence, the Ad Council, and Droga5 introduce new phrase and national PSAs to reduce the number of deaths and injuries resulting from unsecured or misused guns in the home

ONDCP, Truth Initiative and the Ad Council Join Forces on National Effort to Fight Opioid Misuse Among America’s Youth and Young Adults

June 7, 2018
Leading Media Partners and Digital Platforms to Support ‘The Truth About Opioids’ Campaign

Black Women are 40% More Likely to Die from Breast Cancer than White Women; Susan G. Komen® & the Ad Council Launch Empowering ‘Know Your Girls™’ Campaign

May 22, 2018
The national campaign aims to educate black women about their breast cancer risk to address disparities

Ad Council Announces Margaret Johnson, Chief Creative Officer, Goodby, Silverstein & Partners, as Chair of one of its Campaign Review Committees

May 1, 2018
Johnson Joins Committee Chairs Susan Credle, Cindy Gallop and Rob Reilly in Leading Top Creatives in Review and Optimization of Ad Council Public Service Campaigns in Development

“Beyond I Do” Campaign Launches to Raise Awareness about the Prevalence of Discrimination Against LGBT People in the United States

April 18, 2018
Campaign highlights that Americans are being denied housing, losing their jobs, and being refused services because they are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender

The Rewards of Delivering Meals to Seniors – Meals on Wheels America and the Ad Council Focus on the Fulfillment Volunteers Get When They Give

March 22, 2018
The lifetime impact from moments of connection is center stage in Meals on Wheels’ largest volunteer recruitment campaign, “America, Let’s Do Lunch™”

For March Madness Partygoers, New PSAs Highlight "Warning Signs" to Prevent Buzzed Driving

March 15, 2018
The Ad Council and OMD Encourage Drivers to Think Twice Before Getting Behind the Wheel After Drinking
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