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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 27th, 2011

And now, a word for our Founder.

As many of you know, Bill Brokaw founded our agency on April Fools Day, 1992. For all of us here, that was a pretty big day. And Bill’s self-deprecating sense of humor and dedication to his craft still serves as the inspiration for everything we do. So consider this an e-shout-out for a man who just had a pretty great 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.

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…

October 4th, 2010

What makes “Mad Men” current?

So, what has really changed since the good ’ole “Mad Men” days? Let’s see, the ways to connect to consumers have changed (thanks for nothing, interwebs). The politics have changed (you can’t drink and smoke in the office anymore—well, at least not before noon). The titles have changed (“skirts” are now called “women”). The daily challenges, however, remain the same—like Read More…