Simon Gwynn

Deputy news editor

Simon Gwynn is deputy news editor at Campaign. Contact him at simon.gwynn@haymarket.com or 0208 267 5694.

WPP pulls out of defence of Facebook global media account

WPP pulls out of defence of Facebook global media account

MIndshare has worked on the brand's account since 2014.

Government roster agencies pitching this week for next phase of Covid comms

Government roster agencies pitching this week for next phase of Covid comms

Spread of Delta variant, despite high take-up of vaccination, means future campaign needs are unclear.

Unilever ‘fully committed to Israel’ despite Ben & Jerry’s move to withdraw brand

Unilever ‘fully committed to Israel’ despite Ben & Jerry’s move to withdraw brand

Brand owner is continuing to put more money into media.

Karmarama hires new ECDs

Karmarama hires new ECDs

Pair worked together at Bartle Bogle Hegarty in 2016.

Pick of the Week: Virgin Media serves up another distinctive tug at the heartstrings

Pick of the Week: Virgin Media serves up another distinctive tug at the heartstrings

Adam & Eve/DDB’s latest ad once again combines a simple, moving story with a high octane execution to brilliant effect.

Hearst boss James Wildman in surprise exit from publisher

Hearst boss James Wildman in surprise exit from publisher

Wildman joined Hearst from Trinity Mirror in 2017.

Peroni ad offers Mediterranean holiday porn to staycation-maddened public

Peroni ad offers Mediterranean holiday porn to staycation-maddened public

Campaign was created by Trouble Maker and filmed on the Amalfi Coast.

Pippa Glucklich secures first big win at Electric Glue

Pippa Glucklich secures first big win at Electric Glue

Digital bank previously worked with Bountiful Cow.

Good-Loop launches ad tracker to monitor carbon cost of digital campaigns

Good-Loop launches ad tracker to monitor carbon cost of digital campaigns

Green Ad Tag detects data transmission in real time, allowing for variations in territory, device, bandwidth use and time of day.

Zenith wins expanded media remit on £63m Nestlé account

Zenith wins expanded media remit on £63m Nestlé account

Publicis Groupe agency beat competition from UM, Dentsu X and Openmind to retain £63m account.

Facebook Portal appoints AMV as UK creative agency

Facebook Portal appoints AMV as UK creative agency

Brand has worked with TBWA\London in the past year.

New ISBA framework aims to be the Windows 10 of media contracts

New ISBA framework aims to be the Windows 10 of media contracts

The 2021 edition aims to be the 'Windows 10' of the framework, addressing a series of shortcomings in previous versions.

Kids lay down sick rhymes in George at Asda’s back to school campaign

Kids lay down sick rhymes in George at Asda’s back to school campaign

Video featuring rap track was created by Impero.

Dentsu almost doubles global ad growth forecast for 2021

Dentsu almost doubles global ad growth forecast for 2021

All regions except Western Europe will reverse damage caused by Covid pandemic this year, with the US seeing a huge improvement.

Three aims for a new beginning with campaign promoting improved coverage

Three aims for a new beginning with campaign promoting improved coverage

‘Life needs a big network’ was created by Wonderhood Studios.

Two-thirds of Campaign readers oppose privatisation of Channel 4

Two-thirds of Campaign readers oppose privatisation of Channel 4

Just one in eight in favour of sell-off in reader survey.

Ovo appoints Goodstuff to handle media with focus on sustainability

Ovo appoints Goodstuff to handle media with focus on sustainability

Energy brand is bidding to reach net zero carbon by 2030.

How Ryan Reynolds-owned Wrexham could give TikTok a cheap pass into Fifa 23

How Ryan Reynolds-owned Wrexham could give TikTok a cheap pass into Fifa 23

If the north Wales club can snatch promotion in the coming season, TikTok will follow in the footsteps of Burger King with a cut-price route into the global gaming franchise.

ScienceMagic hires Karmarama and Accenture stalwart Hannah Matthews as brand chief
Cannes Lions: UK winners table

Cannes Lions: UK winners table

Forty-six UK companies won at least one award at this year's festival.