Gemma Charles

Deputy editor

Gemma is deputy editor at Campaign. Contact her at gemma.charles@haymarket.com or 020 8267 4216.

Should brands get involved in political campaigns?

Should brands get involved in political campaigns?

Should Nike and other brands stay clear of politics?

Black Lives Matter: What difference has it made?
Power 100: Brand purpose shines out in the gloom

Power 100: Brand purpose shines out in the gloom

Many clients on this year's Power 100 have been leading the way in being a force for good.

How creatives freed their minds during lockdown

How creatives freed their minds during lockdown

While the world ground to a virtual halt in the grip of the Covid pandemic, creativity remained unfettered. Campaign asked the creatives on some of the standout ads produced during this strange period to open up about the craft stories behind the spots.

Politics of 'junk-food' ad ban leave sour taste

Politics of 'junk-food' ad ban leave sour taste

The government's plans feel like a knee-jerk reaction.

Only one top UK agency reveals ethnicity pay gap in BLM audit

Only one top UK agency reveals ethnicity pay gap in BLM audit

BLM Adland Audit reveals that pay gap data has yet to be widely collated.

More agencies added into BLM Adland Audit

More agencies added into BLM Adland Audit

After a summer during which race rose to the top of the political, societal and corporate agendas, Campaign has carried out a BLM Adland Audit, asking agencies to share how they are responding to this landmark movement.

Has the govt got the right strategy for its post-Brexit 'Check, change, go' campaign?
School Reports 2020: Who made the diversity grade?

School Reports 2020: Who made the diversity grade?

There's progress, but adland must do better...

Turkey of the Week: British Gas ad is horribly nauseating
Pocc: the ultimate support network

Pocc: the ultimate support network

It seeks to accelerate equality in the creative industry.

Fashion brand Nubian Skin wins TfL BAME ad prize

Fashion brand Nubian Skin wins TfL BAME ad prize

Football initiative Grassroots for Good named as runner-up.

Agencies have 'healthier' cultures than brand-side marketing teams, study finds

Agencies have 'healthier' cultures than brand-side marketing teams, study finds

The Creative Industries Culture Index was devised by Brands with Values and run in partnership with Oystercatchers and Campaign.

Grey London names Raquel Chicourel as CSO

Grey London names Raquel Chicourel as CSO

Strategist joins after taking voluntary redundancy from M&C Saatchi.

'Make your voice heard': industry urged to take part in creative culture audit
New initiative aims to support and develop BAME leadership in adland

New initiative aims to support and develop BAME leadership in adland

CultureHeroes will formally launch in December.

Trevor Robinson on diversity: 'I'm not a crusader, I'm an adman'

Trevor Robinson on diversity: 'I'm not a crusader, I'm an adman'

From south London council estate to adland establishment...

M&C Saatchi reveals £6.4m accounting mistakes charge

M&C Saatchi reveals £6.4m accounting mistakes charge

Unscheduled trading update details results of an internal review.

Bravery, storytelling and taking action: When Kate Mosse met Diageo's Syl Saller

Bravery, storytelling and taking action: When Kate Mosse met Diageo's Syl Saller

Diageo chief marketing officer Syl Saller engaged her friend Labyrinth author Kate Mosse in an inspiring and revealing conversation last week, hosted by the Marketing Society of which Saller is president. Held at London's Bloomsbury House, Mosse, who is also the creator of the Women's Prize for Fiction, left many in the room wanting to make a positive change in their lives and, in some cases, even pen their first novel.

AMV BBDO and Adam & Eve/DDB nab Cannes Lions golds in Sustainable Development Goals

AMV BBDO and Adam & Eve/DDB nab Cannes Lions golds in Sustainable Development Goals

Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO and Adam & Eve/DDB have each won a gold in the Sustainable Development Goals category at Cannes.