Nicola Kemp

Managing Editor, BITE Email Nicola Kemp

About

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.


More from Nicola Kemp

Voices

Pay Gap Pound campaign proves equal pay is personal in advertising

A campaign from Mr President and SheSays highlights the importance of Equal Pay Day for the creative industries.

By Nicola Kemp

Read more
Voices

Diageo CMO: “Too few women are in creative leadership positions”

Syl Saller, CMO of Diageo has called on the industry to increase the number of women in creative leadership roles, rolling out the #CreativeComeback scheme to the US and India.

By Nicola Kemp

Read more
Voices

Reframing disability: How the creative industries can change the narrative

A cross-industry working group, brought together by the Media Trust, has come together to tackle the disability inclusion crisis within the creative industries.

By Nicola Kemp

Read more
Thought Leadership

Does advertising need to regain its sense of humour?

In the midst of an unrelenting news cycle of gloom, darker nights and economic uncertainty, has the advertising industry lost its sense of humour?

By Nicola Kemp

Read more
BITE Focus

Mindful money: How Triodos and The Kite Factory are revolutionising finance marketing

In the midst of a climate emergency and heightened awareness about consumption decisions, Triodos believes encouraging people to vote with their wallets is the key to long-term success.

By Nicola Kemp

Read more
Interviews

Diana Tickell, CEO, NABS

Ahead of NABS’ first ever conference on workplace wellbeing, the organisation’s CEO examines the challenges facing the industry and the importance of prioritising mental health in the workplace.

By Nicola Kemp

Read more
Fuel Your Imagination

#LetWhatsInsideOut: CALM & Topshop partner to launch a self-care label

Topshop and CALM's new clothing care label is evidence of the rise of self-care in marketing.

By Nicola Kemp

Read more
Voices

Productivity vs. Presenteeism: Making flexible working a reality

The industry needs to move from viewing flexibility as a problem, to embracing the true opportunity new ways of working has to offer.

By Nicola Kemp

Read more
Hot Pick

How Red Consultancy and Avon liberated the female nipple to drive awareness of Breast Cancer

Avon’s gutsy move to call on Instagram to lift its ban on the female nipple for Breast Cancer Awareness Month is social marketing at its best.

By Nicola Kemp

Read more
Voices

Stop being a bystander: timeTo steps up its action against sexual harassment

The timeTo team urged the industry to increase its focus on ending sexual harassment in advertising at Bloomfest.

By Nicola Kemp

Read more
Interviews

Matthew Waksman, Founder & Chief Strategy Officer, Love or Fear

By placing empathy at the heart of the creative process and agency ethos, Love or Fear presents a compelling alternative to the status quo.

By Nicola Kemp

Read more
Thought Leadership

BITE LIVE TRENDS: Issue 3, October 2019

This dedicated trend report wraps up the key themes, learnings and actionable insights from #BITELIVE19 our flagship event, which this year was focused on Making Culture, Breaking Stereotypes.

By Nicola Kemp

Read more
BITE Focus

“The dead fish swims in the direction of the current”

The importance of counterintuitive thinking, intuition and connecting the next generation were top of the agenda for Hublot’s Chairman speaking at Leaders Week at Twickenham Stadium.

By Nicola Kemp

Read more
Voices

Campaign launches to end the silencing of women by NDA’s

It has been two years since Harvey Weinstein’s NDA scandal first broke and a new campaign highlights the misuse of NDA’s across the industry.

By Nicola Kemp

Read more
BITE Focus

Creativity without ego: how to smash stereotypes in advertising

From active listening to making the space for communities to tell their own stories, industry leaders at #BITELIVE19 delivered practical insight into how to smash stereotypes.

By Nicola Kemp

Read more