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Oct 03, 2017, 09:16 ET PAYBACK: Online Game by McKinney for Next Gen Personal Finance Helps College-bound Students Manage College Debt

PAYBACK, an immersive online experience that educates students to make wise decisions on how they'll pay for college, launched today. Created by...


Nov 12, 2014, 16:19 ET Crocs Names McKinney Global Advertising Agency of Record

Crocs Inc. (NASDAQ: CROX), a global leader in innovative casual footwear for men, women and children, has tapped McKinney as its global advertising...


Jul 29, 2014, 09:00 ET McKinney launches mobile version of SPENT

Urban Ministries of Durham (UMD), the nonprofit behind a game about surviving homelessness, and its ad agency McKinney announce that SPENT can now...


Mar 05, 2013, 12:19 ET Oh, The Places You'll Go With Sherwin-Williams Paint

 The color experts at Sherwin-Williams and its advertising agency of record, McKinney, know that color inspiration is an important step in the...


Feb 19, 2013, 12:00 ET McKinney reinvents beer sampling with Beercade, the world's first beer-dispensing arcade game

 The McKinney Ten Percent, the ad agency's incubator that encourages all employees to devote 10% of their time to focus on new applications of...


Jan 18, 2013, 09:00 ET McKinney Expands Footprint To New York

 McKinney, named the most effective independent advertising agency in the world in 2012 by Effie Worldwide and Warc, announced today that it...


Oct 18, 2012, 11:07 ET McKinney Names Walt Barron Head Of Account Planning

 McKinney announced today that Walt Barron has been named SVP, head of Account Planning. He is returning to McKinney after serving briefly...


Sep 10, 2012, 09:00 ET McKinney Recognized For Exemplary Workplace Practices

 McKinney has been honored with the 2012 Alfred P. Sloan Award for Excellence in Workplace Effectiveness and Flexibility for its use of...


Aug 09, 2012, 09:00 ET Travelocity Renames McKinney Advertising Agency Of Record

 McKinney, known internationally for creating The Roaming Gnome, one of the world's most loved and recognized advertising icons, has once...


Jun 18, 2012, 15:37 ET 2012 Effie Effectiveness Index® Reports: McKinney Is The Most Effective Independent Agency In The World

McKinney is the most effective independently held agency in the world. Effie Worldwide and Warc, the global marketing intelligence service,...


Apr 09, 2012, 16:42 ET McKinney Wins in Sneak Preview Episode of AMC's "The Pitch"

 McKinney appeared in last night's sneak preview episode of "The Pitch," AMC's new unscripted series where advertising agencies battle for a...


Apr 02, 2012, 10:27 ET McKinney Names John Newall President

McKinney announced today that John Newall has been named partner and president of the agency, effective immediately.   Previously partner...


Feb 02, 2012, 12:03 ET McKinney and EvoApp Kick Off Social Bowl 2012

 McKinney and EvoApp announced today the launch of socialbowl.tv, a site for marketers who want to know who leveraged the Big Game for lasting...


Jan 09, 2012, 09:00 ET McKinney Group Account Director Jim Reath Named Director of Retail and Shopper Marketing

McKinney announced today that McKinney VP/Group Account Director Jim Reath will expand his duties at the agency to include the new position...


Oct 04, 2011, 10:00 ET McKinney Promotes Jim Russell to Chief Innovation Officer

McKinney announced today that Jim Russell, previously partner/director of digital strategy, has been named to the new position of partner/chief...


Aug 31, 2011, 09:00 ET SPENT, the Online Game About Surviving Poverty and Homelessness, Reaches Its Millionth Play and Invites Congress to Accept the Challenge

SPENT, the innovative online game about surviving poverty and homelessness, has now been played more than 1 million times in more than 196...


May 17, 2011, 09:46 ET Big Boss Brewing Will Host Pan American Coaster Tossing Championships

Finally, there's a sport that celebrates beer and not the other way around. Today, Big Boss Brewing announced it will host the Pan American...


Apr 21, 2011, 10:00 ET McKinney Rides Away With Radio Flyer

Radio Flyer, one of the world's most iconic and beloved toy companies, has invited McKinney to come outside and play with its complete line of...


Oct 12, 2005, 01:00 ET The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Fortune Magazine and NAMM Announce the Winners of the Fifth Annual Fortune Battle of the Corporate Bands

DURHAM, N.C., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- PANTS!, the McKinney band from Durham, NC, was named the first place winner of the eight-band final...