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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Thought Leadership

Does the ASA ban on harmful gender stereotyping in advertising mark a watershed for gender portrayal in advertising?

As new industry guidelines on gender stereotyping come into force, industry leaders explain why this is just the beginning.

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BITE Focus

“It’s one thing to adopt the code it’s another thing to change the culture.” Why TimeTo is taking its campaign to eradicate sexual harassment to Cannes

TimeTo’s hard hitting campaign is a reminder of the need to continue the drive to eradicate sexual harassment in advertising.

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BITE Focus

“The algorithm outpaced the ethics”: Why the Conscious Advertising Network wants to clean up digital advertising

Launching its manifesto, the Conscious Advertising Network has urged brands to use their influence to prevent the spread of hate speech and fake news.

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BITE Focus

Seven Nudges from Nudgestock

Behavioural science can shift the dial when it comes to brand building and Ogilvy’s annual Nudgestock conference demonstrated the power of getting outside of the bubble.

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BITE Focus

"Marketers are demanding change" How Cannes Lions is pushing for equality

Louise Benson, VP Festivals Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity, lifts the lid on this year’s #SeeItBeIt programme and how the festival has elevated equality.

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Hot Pick

Inspired by Iceland, 'Kranavatn' by the Brooklyn Brothers

Brooklyn Brothers new work for Inspired by Iceland serves as a timely reminder of advertising’s role as global change agent for positive change in the war on plastic.

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BITE Focus

Don’t be a bystander to change: Key takeaways from WACL Gather

Kindness, representation and moving the dial on gender equality were top of the agenda at WACL Gather.

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BITE Focus

To break taboos, you have to be prepared to lose something

From crushing stereotypes to the industry's growing gender pay gap, seven key take outs from Creative Equal’s RISE 2019.

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