Bringing parents to work can bridge generation gap

...advocate, which is important because these parents are still influential in many children's lives."As an advertising executive, Stoddart is unabashed in his desire to sell parents on the merits of working at Leo Burnett."We want our...

Longtime newspaper exec dead at age 60

Ron Tennant knew his customers, knew his co-workers and knew his business. The retired newspaper advertising executive died Monday at age 60, but left friends and family recalling both his warmth and his newspaper acumen. "Ron...

Methodist Church transformed for film

...perfect setting to tell the story of a small-town black church that was dying until it's saved by a choir and an advertising executive played by Cuba Gooding Jr. "The Fighting Temptations" opened in theaters Friday, but it's not showing near...

Male vanity spurs the creation of new skin care lines

...an hour-long workout and shuns most carbohydrates to keep himself looking fit and vibrant. The 35-year old advertising executive has a regimen for youthful skin as well: In the morning, he washes his face with a soap-free cleanser followed...

Life & style
Kellogg chooses outsider to operate cereal company

...CEO, some financial analysts questioned the move. They wondered whether Jim Jenness, a 58-year-old former advertising executive from Chicago, was chosen merely to keep the seat warm until the board was ready to turn over control of the company...

Democrats gear up for governor race

...mulling bids for the Democratic nomination. Joe Erwin, a former state Democratic Party chairman and wealthy advertising executive from the state's conservative Upstate region, is also considering a run. State Democratic Party Chairwoman...

Triad stadium support growing

...poll a month ago, showed a 61 percent-31 percent gap. "Hallelujah!" said Walt Klein, a Winston-Salem advertising executive who heads the Vote Yes for Major League Baseball campaign. "With a week to go, what it shows is we've got...

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Aiken horse magnate honored

...training headquarters - has a long list of contributions. But he is best recognized for his first. The former advertising executive pioneered the idea of racehorse partnerships more than 35 years ago - a venture that enabled many to step into...

Arts review: A gimmicky play of improbabilities set during 'Recent Tragic Events'

...Andrew, a nerdy book store manager amish Linklater), arrives for a blind date at the apartment of an attractive advertising executive named Waverly eather Graham of "Boogie Nights" and "Austin Powers" fame). He's willing to call the whole...

After primary success, Young Democrats help rebuild limping party

...23-39 - to jump aboard. "The thought is just like anything in brand-building," said Erwin, an Upstate advertising executive. "If you get people engaged as young people they tend to stay with you as they grow in life." National Democratic...