Nicola Kemp

Head of features

Nicola Kemp is Head of Features at Campaign. She joined Marketing magazine in 2005 from Emap, where she was features reporter on Media & Marketing Europe, a pan-European monthly based in London.

Her first journalism job was as a financial journalist at Standard & Poors and she has a history degree from Bristol University.

Minister calls on ad industry to set targets for representations of disability
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Minister calls on ad industry to set targets for representations of disability

Sarah Newton, MP, the minister for state for disabled people, health and work, has called on the advertising industry to set itself targets to increase the representation of people with disabilities in advertising.

Cindy Gallop: 'Forget passion - find things you want to punch'
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Cindy Gallop: 'Forget passion - find things you want to punch'

Cindy Gallop has urged women to found the "female-led holding company of the future" in the wake of the dramatic exit of former WPP chief executive Sir Martin Sorrell.

Microsoft CMO: 'I predict a resurgence of creativity'
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Microsoft CMO: 'I predict a resurgence of creativity'

Paul Davies, head of consumer marketing at Microsoft believes there will be a resurgence of creativity in the face of the pressure of automation.

Major Players urges candidates not to divulge current salaries
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Major Players urges candidates not to divulge current salaries

The recruitment company Major Players is launching a campaign to encourage women not to reveal their current or previous salaries in a bid to close the gender pay gap.

How diversity sparked a commercial and creative rebirth at Vogue
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How diversity sparked a commercial and creative rebirth at Vogue

Vanessa Kingori, publishing director at Vogue, has revealed the brand has seen a 25% increase in digital engagement and a 1000% increase in revenues from experiential event, following the appointment of Edward Enninful as editor-in-chief.

'Don't just be creative be courageous'
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'Don't just be creative be courageous'

Jude Kelly, the artistic director of the Southbank Centre and the founder of Wow, has urged creatives to be more courages and have a 'compulsion for change'.

'Lets get this shit sorted and have some fun'
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'Lets get this shit sorted and have some fun'

Employees need to demand diversity from their organisations and creative businesses need to regain the confidence in what they do by moving a way from a business model based on charging for time.

Prince Harry and the Duke of Cambridge back #MentalHealthMinute
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Prince Harry and the Duke of Cambridge back #MentalHealthMinute

The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry have joined stars including Lady Gaga, Dame Judi Dench and Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill, as part of a minute-long radio broadcast to raise awareness of mental health issues.

BBC and commercial radio unite for Mental Health Minute in media first
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BBC and commercial radio unite for Mental Health Minute in media first

In a historic broadcasting first the BBC and commercial radio stations are joining forces to broadcast a one-minute message about mental health to 20 million listeners.

Creative Equals launches third leadership school series
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Creative Equals launches third leadership school series

The third leadership school aims to help address the lack of female creative directors.

Too young to have an opinion, too old to innovate: lifting the lid on ageism in advertising
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Too young to have an opinion, too old to innovate: lifting the lid on ageism in advertising

Ageism is toxic both for the culture of the advertising industry and its creative output.

Kerry Glazer appointed new president of Nabs
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Kerry Glazer appointed new president of Nabs

Nabs has appointed a new president as demands for its services reach six-year high.

Oakley brand chief on how sport underpins the new definition of success
Sophie Radcliffe: How to Instagram your way out of the 9 to 5
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Sophie Radcliffe: How to Instagram your way out of the 9 to 5

The 9-5 is not for everyone; it certainly was never going to be enough for Sophie Radcliffe, who quit her job in order to follow her passion, not be a slave to somebody else's schedule.

IPA to introduce a code of conduct in wake of Top Five email
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IPA to introduce a code of conduct in wake of Top Five email

The IPA is introducing a Code of Conduct for agencies to use in their employment policies on bullying and harassment issues, including objectification.

Grazia chief: more action needed on the gender pay gap
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Grazia chief: more action needed on the gender pay gap

Lauren Holleyoake, publisher of Grazia and The Debrief, explains how brands can bridge the gap between rhetoric and reality on the gender pay gap.

IPA's Sarah Golding leads initiative to end 'Top Five' emails at agencies
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IPA's Sarah Golding leads initiative to end 'Top Five' emails at agencies

Sarah Golding, the chief executive of The & Partnership and the president of the IPA, is leading an industry-wide initiative to put an end to "Top Five"-style lists in all UK agencies.

Top five takeaways from #FutureFit
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Top five takeaways from #FutureFit

Key takeaways from Campaign's first sports marketing conference included the need for brands to transcending the two-dimensional 'guys in ties' of traditional sporting media and reappraising the influence model sports.

How Adidas fixed the 'broken' influencer model with Tango Squads
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How Adidas fixed the 'broken' influencer model with Tango Squads

Adidas has revealed how it has fixed the "broken" influencer model by building a squad of micro-influencers from the ground up to drive more authentic long-term brand connections.

YouTube safety and the Logan Paul problem: Brands are facing an age of extremism
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YouTube safety and the Logan Paul problem: Brands are facing an age of extremism

The argument that YouTube is not a content creator, simply a platform, does not absolve it of responsibility for its output. The ethical problems this ad-funded ecosystem poses to advertisers and society as a whole are increasingly difficult to ignore, Nicola Kemp says.