Vicki is beyond humble for what she’s achieved. She has always been head of her time. I remember talking to her in the dark days at Ogilvy and she told me this great idea she’d had for Dove about celebrating real women and not the usual beauty ad nonsense. No one bought it back then. Lo and behold, 4 years or so later and that thinking created the most lauded campaign of the time. But she’s never got any credit for it. Or for a lot of the things she’s done. I’m glad you started to redress that in this excellent podcast Ben.
PS I’m genuinely enjoying this series and looking forward to the next episodes.
Love Vicki Maguire
One of the few to take time out to explain how it all worked when I was younger
It was Chris Herring who gave her copywriting lessons in exchange for a pint and a Jameson’s. John Merriman was his Art Director. Whatever happened to Herring? Answers on a postcard to….
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