Nicola Kemp

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Nicola Kemp is Managing Editor of BITE, where she oversees consumer trends and innovation across the creative industries. She started her career as a financial journalist before specialising in technology, social trends and marketing. Her work has appeared across titles including Campaign, WGSN, M&M Global, Reuters, Bloomberg, The Guardian and The Observer. A passionate advocate for diversity in all its forms she won The Women in Marketing Journalist of the year award for her work championing diversity in the creative industries. She was named as one of the 200 women redefining the creative industry by The Dots, an #EverydayAction award winner by Bloom, a Pitch 100 Superwoman and a Campaign Trailblazer of the future. With a 3-year-old daughter and a 5-year-old son, Nicola is always on the look-out for new feminist fairy-tales to add to their ever-increasing book collection.


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Interviews

Lucy Doubleday, Managing Partner, We Are Social

From recognising the value of kindness in business, to helping brands navigate the new wave of privacy in social media marketing, We Are Social’s Managing Partner understands why the best leaders are committed to change.

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Voices

40 Over Forty launches to prove creative talent doesn’t have a used-by date

A new platform is launching to celebrate the value of experience in advertising by recognising the best talent in the industry that is also over 40.

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Fuel Your Imagination

The new nostalgia: Why brands are embracing the roaring twenties

As a new decade dawns, a fresh aesthetic of nostalgia is emerging according to Shutterstock’s annual Creative Trends Report.

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Hot Pick

Haven and Iris bring the joy back to holiday advertising

Blue Monday may be the stuff of marketing myths but a purely joyful ad, highlighting the best of the British seaside is a welcome tonic.

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Interviews

Sarah Ellis, Strategic Client Director, Gravity Road & Co-Founder, Amazing If

Having written the rulebook for the Squiggly Career, Sarah Ellis is at the forefront of the fundamental shift in working practices across the creative industries.

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Interviews

Cristina Loaiza, Global Head of Brand at Graze.com

Cristina Loaiza, Global Head of Brand at Graze.com, has spearheaded a new programme with The Futures Network to support women back into the workplace after maternity leave.

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Interviews

Andrew Barraclough, Vice President of Global Design, GSK

By ensuring design is a creative partner to marketing, Andrew Barraclough gives a compelling reminder of why the consumer experience needs to be more than just a buzzword.

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BITE Focus

BITE’s Top 10 for 2019

From tackling the climate crisis to raising the bar in experiential marketing and ushering in a new era of inclusive creativity, 2019 was a pivotal year for the industry.

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Thought Leadership

What’s working and what do we need to work harder at in 2020?

The dawn of a new decade is the perfect opportunity to call time on mindless predictions.

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Fuel Your Imagination

Coca Cola and Stonewall roll out the welcome mat to inclusivity

Coca-Cola’s latest activation with the Premier League and Stonewall signals a new, inclusive era for sports sponsorship.

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Hot Pick

Ballantine’s Artist series underlines the power of brands to drive creativity

Ballantine’s collaboration with Brooklyn artist Scott Albrecht beautifully brings the brand’s ‘Time Well Spent’ positioning to life.

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Fuel Your Imagination

How King of Shaves and Beauty banks brought purpose to the Black Friday frenzy

By choosing purpose over short-term profit, King of Shaves is successfully cutting through the noise, providing consumers with a thoughtful alternative to the traditional Black Friday binge.

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Voices

Don’t be a bystander to sexual harassment at Christmas

A new timeTo campaign highlights the urgency of tackling sexual harassment in advertising, particularly during the festive season.

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Thought Leadership

Great advertising is for life, not just for Christmas

The festive advertising season, the UK industry’s equivalent of the Superbowl, successfully has the nation talking over their teacup. Yet the power of long-term marketing investment to build both brand and business momentum is not seasonal.

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Hot Pick

How Renault made us fall in love with car advertising again

Today’s Renault Clio features the very latest technological innovations. Yet, as their new ad showcases so beautifully, it’s the societal and cultural shifts that have occurred over the past decades that are the most profound.

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