Karen Blackett

I work closely with our CEO and Senior Management team in all our of UK and Ireland offices advising on our business plans. My role is also to ensure we continue to attract a diversified pool of talent to the agency and champion MediaCom externally.


Chairwoman

Who are you?
Karen, Guardian and Chief Cheerleader 

What do you do?
I work closely with our CEO and Senior Management team in all our of UK and Ireland offices advising on our business plans. My role is also to ensure we continue to attract a diversified pool of talent to the agency and champion MediaCom externally.

Why did you join MediaCom?
I loved the people I met at my first interview - smart people with no egos. I felt the competitive spirit and warmth radiate through out the agency.

Why do you love working here?
The energy and diversity of the people - they inspire me everyday.

What's your most memorable MediaCom moment?
The very first Wrigley pitch we did- I had a dual role of Business Director and Marketing Director at the time and the agency trusted me to go big - we had a roller disco in one room. and a bubble machine in another... bizzarre, but it worked!
 
What piece of work are you proudest of?
The Apprentice scheme

What's your desert island luxury item?
Can I say my son Isaac? He's the only thing I would need.

Favourite song?
This changes as I get older, but Paul Weller, you do something to me is in there, as is Kanye West Golddigger, Roberta Flack, the first time and Stone Roses fools gold.

Favourite Film?
Guess who's coming to dinner.

Favourite book?
To Kill a Mockingbird

 


 
Error loading MacroEngine script (file: CustomJavascript.cshtml)