Press Releases

Ad Council’s 61st Annual Public Service Award Dinner to Honor FedEx Chairman and CEO Frederick W. Smith, Stephen Colbert to Host

July 29, 2014
Last year’s dinner raised an unprecedented $3.4 million to support the Ad Council and its more than 40 national public service campaigns

Starcom MediaVest Group Global CEO, Laura Desmond, Named Chair of the Ad Council

July 7, 2014
David Kenny, CEO of The Weather Company, announced as Vice Chair of Media

WWE® Superstars Alberto Del Rio, Titus O’Neil and Roman Reigns Take on the Importance of Being a Dad in National Public Service Campaign

June 13, 2014
WWE Joins Ad Council and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to Launch New Fatherhood Involvement PSAs in Time for Father’s Day

New Public Service Advertising from U.S. Forest Service and Ad Council to Encourage Families to Reconnect with Nature Launches in Advance of National Get Outdoors Day on June 14th

June 13, 2014
Discover the Forest PSA Campaign Partners with Key Environmental and Nature Experts to Promote #ForestFriday Throughout the Summer

American Heart Association and Ad Council Team Up to Get Blood Pressure Down

June 12, 2014
New website and PSA campaign urge those living with hypertension to Check their high blood pressure, Change unhealthy behaviors and Control their blood pressure at a healthy level

Smokey Bear Celebrates 70th Birthday Awards Smokey Bear Hugs In New Wildfire Prevention PSAs

May 13, 2014
Created by U.S. Forest Service, the National Association of State Foresters, and the Ad Council in 1944, in partnership with FCB West, Smokey Bear is the center of the longest running PSA campaign in U.S. history

Ad Council’s Boston Leadership Committee and Morgan Memorial Goodwill Industries Encourage Bostonians to Be Job Creators

May 2, 2014
Localized PSAs raise awareness of the more than 38 donation centers in greater Boston

U.S. Department of Transportation, Mazda Motorsports, NOYS and the Ad Council Announce Winners of Third Annual Project Yellow Light Video Contest

May 1, 2014
Distracted Driving Prevention PSAs distributed during Global Youth Traffic Safety Month

Viamedia Announces $2 Million in Donated Advertising Time for Ad Council Campaigns that Address Social Causes

April 30, 2014
Giving back to the community, company leverages cable television’s ability to reach local audiences that support family and community charities such as United Way, Feeding America and Goodwill

Jun Group Creates SightSoundEmotion to Generate Awareness for Social Causes

April 28, 2014
New distribution model to drive millions of video views for important causes

Ad Council and TEACH use Innovative Microsoft Advertising to Recruit the next Generation of Teachers

April 23, 2014
Interactive experiences on Xbox 360 and Windows 8 expose millions of millennials to today’s innovative teaching profession

U.S. Forest Service and Ad Council Join 20th Century Fox to Launch PSAs Featuring Scenes and Characters from Rio 2

February 25, 2014
PSAs Encourage Children to Get Outside and Discover the Forest

Enroll America and the Ad Council Launch Campaign to Encourage the Uninsured to Sign Up for Health Coverage under the Affordable Care Act

February 4, 2014
Ad agencies La Comunidad and Razorfish create PSAs featuring pets encouraging Americans to “Take Care, People”

New PSAs Raise Awareness of the 31,000 Older Youth Awaiting Adoption in the U.S. Foster Care System

January 23, 2014
Facebook Chat Today to Provide Information to Prospective Parents and Debunk Myths about Adoption from Foster Care
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