International editor Griner departs Adweek

David Griner

International editor David Griner has left Adweek to join a nonprofit organization aiming to making creative careers more diverse.

As Adweek’s first international editor, Griner led coverage of the trends shaping creativity, marketing and agencies across global markets.

He previously was creative and innovation editor, where he led the newsroom’s coverage of creativity and innovation across the marketing landscape on topics ranging from advertising, design and branding to experiential, events and creative leadership. Griner was also host of Adweek’s weekly podcast, “Yeah, That’s Probably an Ad.”

Earlier, Griner was vice president and director of digital content for social media agency Luckie & Co. before joining Adweek in 2007 as a contributing editor for the acclaimed AdFreak blog, which covers advertising and pop culture.

He also held several roles at Adweek, including director of digital initiatives and social editor.

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