Press Releases

STREAMY AWARDS AND FORCE MULTIPLY ANNOUNCE HONOREES FOR THE 1st ANNUAL PURPOSE AWARDS @ THE STREAMYS

August 16, 2017
Hannah Hart, Jérôme Jarre, Karlie Kloss, Lilly Singh, and Lizzie Velasquez Among Digital Creators Honored; The Ad Council Named as Inaugural Legacy Award Recipient

Understood.org makes heading back to school easier for families of students who struggle in the classroom

August 10, 2017
New "First-Day Ready" Guide Offers Personalized Tips for Parents of the 1 in 5 Children in the U.S. With Learning and Attention Issues, Such as ADHD and Dyslexia

New Smokey Bear Digital-First Creative Highlights Lesser Known Wildfire Causes

August 9, 2017
Creative features new digital-first videos and artwork in a continuation of the longest running PSA campaign in U.S. history

American Lung Association and The Ad Council Launch PSA Campaign to Increase Awareness of Groundbreaking Lung Cancer Screening on World Lung Cancer Day

August 1, 2017
The 'Saved By The Scan' campaign and online quiz will educate former smokers on the importance of getting screened for lung cancer

New Prediabetes Awareness Campaign Features Unexpected Animal Videos to Encourage Americans to Learn Their Risk

July 25, 2017
American Diabetes Association, American Medical Association, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Ad Council launch new creative awareness effort aimed at reducing the incidence of type 2 diabetes

AARP and Ad Council Launch New PSA Campaign to Empower Millions of Americans to Get on Track for Retirement

July 19, 2017
The Campaign Introduces an Interactive Digital Experience that Breaks Down the Challenge of Saving into Simple, Achievable Steps

Student Winners Announced for 6th Annual Project Yellow Light Scholarship Contest to Promote Dangers of Texting and Driving

June 7, 2017
Winning TV, Radio, and Billboard PSAs will be Distributed Nationwide by Media Partners including Clear Channel Outdoor Americas and iHeartMedia

Streamy Awards Partners With Force Multiply To Honor Social Good With Standalone Event "The Purpose Awards @ The Streamys"

June 1, 2017
Honoring Creators, Brands, and Nonprofits Ad Council Joins as Strategic Partner; President & CEO Lisa Sherman to Lead Advisory Board, Submissions Now Being Accepted Through June 9, 2017.

Ad Council Taps Soledad O’Brien as Co-Chair of the Advisory Committee on Public Issues

May 24, 2017
New members, including business, media and environmental experts, join Committee to help the Ad Council identify social issues to consider for public service campaigns

Danny Trejo Stars in New PSA Campaign Supporting Male Caregivers

April 11, 2017
Caregiver Assistance Campaign from AARP and the Ad Council Provides Resources for the 16 Million Male Caregivers in the U.S.

Love Has No Labels Collaborates with the NFL to Create Fans of Love on Valentine’s Day

February 14, 2017
The Ad Council’s Viral Campaign with R/GA Returns to Showcase Real-Time Moments of Diversity and Inclusion Through a Jumbotron Activation at the NFL Pro Bowl

TV Stations Nationwide Help Make Roads Safer this Holiday Season by Supporting Anti-Drunk Driving PSA Campaign

December 19, 2016
Initiative from the U.S. Department of Transportation, the Television Bureau of Advertising and the Ad Council Targets Top 10 States with Highest Rates of Drunk Driving Fatalities

Love Has No Labels Campaign Launches “Meet John Smith” Video Series with Facebook’s Creative Shop Studio

December 8, 2016
People throughout the country named John Smith—the most common name in America—star in new videos that celebrate diversity and further the message of acceptance and love for all Americans

Goodwill® and The Ad Council Launch New Digital-First PSA Campaign To Encourage Americans to "Donate Stuff. Create Jobs."

December 1, 2016
YouTube star, social influencer and thriving fashion maven, Jenn Im, to help extend message across digital platforms.

New PSAs Released by Ad Council and AARP Direct African-American Family Caregivers to Resources and Support

November 18, 2016
Caregiver Assistance Campaign Draws Support for the 1 in 5 African Americans who is a Family Caregiver

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