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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Thought Leadership

Will the 4-day week work for the advertising industry?

As companies across the UK trial the 4-day week we ask industry leaders if it would work for advertising.

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Voices

Gender, Ageism and Asian Talent

The All In Action Plan has revealed the next three actions for a more inclusive industry at RENEW 2022 today.

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Thought Leadership

IPA and ISBA tackle the ‘human and environmental cost’ of pitching

The new ‘Pitch Positive Pledge’ will launch in May as part of Mental Health Awareness Week

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Thought Leadership

Advertising Association launches Talent Taskforce

The Advertising Association has set out a new plan to secure the most-skilled, most inclusive and most productive ad industry workforce

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Voices

WACL steps up its mentoring programme to support female leaders

The biggest ever round of mentoring will see 100 leading women in the industry offering their time to support others.

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Interviews

From Consumers to Citizens

Grant Hunter, Global Executive Creative Director at Iris, on advertising’s role in tackling the climate crisis and the power of marketing with a purpose.

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Voices

What brands need to know about the ‘Shecovery’

To combat the ‘shecession’ global workplaces are stepping up initiatives that optimise the workplace for women, according to Wunderman Thompson’s annual trend report ‘The Future 100’

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Voices

A rape alarm: For working late, client dinners and Cannes

Why a group of senior creatives have come together to create a campaign to challenge and confront sexual harassment

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Interviews

How LinkedIn is leading a workplace revolution

Zara Easton, Head of Brand Marketing, UK at LinkedIn on the great resignation and why the brand is backing Changemakers

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Thought Leadership

Doing things differently

Industry leaders share why they are choosing change in 2022.

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Voices

“There is still much work to be done”

Outvertising, UK advertising’s LGBTQ+ advocacy group, boosts its council membership to drive change

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Hot Pick

The RNIB and JAA show the power of inclusive design

For the first time a national newspaper in the UK has run a braille front cover is a meaningful media first.

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Interviews

“Don’t do one thing 100% better, do 100 things 1% better.”

Kate Nightingale, Head Consumer Psychologist and Founder of Style Psychology on the power of human centric marketing.

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Interviews

The great resignation or the great reset?

The pandemic brought with it an unprecedented loss of control and progress, ahead of the launch of You Coach You, Sarah Ellis, the co-founder of Amazing If, explains why now is the time to embrace difficult conversations in the workplace.

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Thought Leadership

We talk about change, but how do we achieve it?

The Gamechangers interview series underlines the power of progressive leaders who think and act differently.

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