Nicola Kemp

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Nicola Kemp is Editorial Director for Creativebrief, where she oversees consumer trends, innovation, and interviews with industry thought-leaders from across the creative industries for all areas of the business. She is a member of the Associate Board and focused on growing the reach, relevance and reputation of Creativebrief and BITE. 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, and was featured in Timewise’s Power 50 for her work on flexible working. 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 5-year-old daughter and a 7-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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Voices

“You can’t find peace by avoiding life”

Get Sh*t Done is back with an IRL event featuring Nana Bempah, Zoe Scarman and Nils Leonard

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Voices

Black History Month launches with ‘proud to be’ campaign

A month of activity aims to focus on celebrating Black British resistance to racism.

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Interviews

“Everyone is seeing things from a new lens this year.”

Lisa Lugo, Vice President of Marketing Solutions, Live Nation UK on the role of perspective, connection, service and celebration in the wake of the crisis.

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Trend

"Advertising without trust is just noise"

The latest research from the UK advertising’s thinktank Credos has revealed that public trust in advertising is improving

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Voices

“We need to stop creating for people who aren’t represented in the room.”

Grace Francis, Chief Experience Officer at Karmarama on radical inclusivity, hiring on attitude and the significance of lived experience.

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Interviews

“Take the time to really listen to each other”

Martina Lacey, Head of New Business and Marketing, iCrossing UK, on the new era of flexible working and the myth of digital transformation.

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Voices

AdGreen’s carbon calculator goes live

The new free tool allows production teams to collaboratively measure the carbon footprint of their production.

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Thought Leadership

What simple practical steps should the marketing industry be taking to address the climate crisis?

ESG is rightly at the top of the business agenda, but should brands be doing more?

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Voices

They can’t understand there is no happy ending

How VMLY&Rx and the ABC Global Alliance are changing the narrative for people with advanced breast cancer.

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Voices

#IWalkWithWomen: Six months on from the murder of Sarah Everard

Grazia research reveals that half of UK women still feel unsafe on the streets.

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Thought Leadership

BITE LIVE 2021 | #ThisIsProgress | 5-7th October

Read about the full schedule for BITE LIVE 2021, and fuel your creative outlook this October.

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Voices

Sign Outvertisings Open Letter to support greater inclusion of LGBT+ women in advertising

Queer women are one of the least represented groups in the ad industry, now is the time to do something about it.

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Voices

Feeling low and working in advertising? You are not alone

NABS’ stats for the first half of 2021 reveal worrying increase in low mood among employees across the industry.

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Voices

#WeThe15 brings the humanity to disability

Why the International Paralympic Committee and adam&eveDDB are launching #WeThe15, the world’s biggest inclusivity movement for people with disabilities.

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Fuel Your Imagination

Ocean Outdoor launches 3D audience experience

The immersive outdoor technology creates the illusion of 3D depth

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