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July 26th, 2013

Brokaw Named Ad Age Small Agency of the Year for Its Culture

Cleveland firm known for quirky sense of humor holds “super small” celebration PORTLAND, OR—July 26th, 2013—Brokaw Inc., a Cleveland-based advertising and digital marketing firm known for its quirky sense of humor and torrid growth over the past two years, has been named Ad Age Small Agency of the Year for Agency Culture. The internationally-renowned marketing publication named Brokaw the best Read More…

June 18th, 2013

Fazoli’s Named Brand of the Year by FastCasual

Lexington, KY, June 17th, 2013 – The 2013 Fast Casual Top 100 Movers & Shakers awards were held in late May, and the brand standing on top at the end of the night was Fazoli’s, the Italian restaurant concept based in Lexington, Kentucky. Rated on the criteria of innovation, growth, social responsibility, and overall contribution to the Fast Casual category, Read More…

April 30th, 2013

Feld Entertainment Engages Brokaw for Media & PR

Cleveland, Ohio—April 26, 2013— Feld Entertainment, Inc., the largest provider of live family entertainment in the world, has selected Brokaw Inc. to plan and execute media and public relations in Northeast Ohio. Brokaw will manage the promotion of Disney On Ice shows and the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus. “After vetting several reputable agencies, we felt Brokaw was Read More…

April 15th, 2012

Thank you, Cleveland.

Thank you employees, clients, vendors—past and present—for 20 special years. And thank you, Brokaw copywriter, Aaron McBride for this very special (and somewhat disturbing) video.

April 1st, 2012

Here’s to 20 great, un-blah years.

Since the beginning of time (or 1992), people have asked us, why does Brokaw rule so hard? Well, it comes down to a few basic reasons: our people, our clients, and most importantly, our fearless founder. When Bill started Brokaw on April Fool’s Day twenty years ago (because his largest client was tired of going to his house), he never Read More…

October 14th, 2011

When they were Mad Men

Mark your calendars for a very special panel discussion on October 19th in downtown Cleveland, featuring some legendary, local “Mad Men,” including our very own founder, and former “Michigan Ave. Men” . . . Mr. Bill Brokaw. (Whatever you do, Bill, please don’t share the “Oscar Mayer” pitch story—we still have clients we’d like to maintain.

June 7th, 2011

Brokaw Wins Gold at the 2011 National ADDYs

CLEVELAND, June 7, 2011—Brokaw Inc.—the small global agency famous for helping a handful of premier brands rise above the blah blah — was the only Northeast Ohio agency to win gold this past Saturday at the American Advertising Federation’s National ADDY Awards in San Diego. Brokaw was recognized in the national “out of home” category for it’s innovative vitaminwater work Read More…

April 29th, 2011

Brokaw Hires Seven More.

CLEVELAND, April 29, 2011—Brokaw Inc.—the small global Cleveland agency famous for helping a handful of premier brands rise above the blah blah — has hired seven new employees after recently being named agency of record for FirstMerit Bank and University Hospitals, as well as picking up digital, strategic, and creative projects from vitaminwater, Trek Bikes, Vitamix, GrafTech, and Lubrizol. Kati Read More…

April 1st, 2011

City Celebrates Agency’s Bronze Anniversary

By Craig Norris, Cleveland Tribune Cleveland, OH, April 1st, 2011—In honor of Brokaw Inc.’s Bronze (19th) Anniversary, the City of Cleveland has announced that it will place a bronze statue of founder Bill Brokaw next to the city’s iconic Free Stamp all day today. According to city officials, “The Free Stamp represents all the free thinkers who’ve worked at Brokaw Read More…

March 31st, 2011

FirstMerit Banking on Brokaw

CLEVELAND, April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — FirstMerit Corporation (FMER: 17.695 +0.105 +0.60%) is taking its brand to new levels and new markets with a new advertising agency. Following an agency review, the growing Midwest regional bank, with 207 branches in Akron, Chicago, Cleveland, Columbus, Toledo, and western PA determined Brokaw Inc. had the digital and creative expertise to position FirstMerit Read More…