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Pioneers

These are copywriters who had a major influence on the modern advertising industry, particularly during its formative years.

Founders

These are copywriters who went on to found major multinational advertising agencies.

Award winners

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These are copywriters or former copywriters who have been inducted into a hall of fame or received a lifetime achievement award, sometimes posthumously.

Former copywriters

Many creative artists spent time early in their careers working as copywriters. This is a list of such people – specifically, people who worked as copywriters before achieving notability in a creative field outside advertising. The names are followed by the careers in which they are notable.

Other

These are notable people who have worked as copywriters but do not fit into the categories above. Some achieved notability in another field before becoming copywriters, while others have combined copywriting with another career.

See also

References

  1. ^ Patrick Robertson (11 November 2011). Robertson's Book of Firsts: Who Did What for the First Time. Bloomsbury Publishing. pp. 1893–1894. ISBN 978-1-60819-738-5.
  2. ^ Jens Olesen (1998). Normal People Do Not Work in Advertising. Dados internacionais de catalogacao na publicidade. p. 2. ISBN 978-85-900682-1-1.
  3. ^ Joel Shrock (30 June 2004). The Gilded Age. ABC-CLIO. p. 53. ISBN 978-0-313-06221-6.
  4. ^ "Advertising Hall of Fame: All Members". American Advertising Federation. 2018. Retrieved 25 May 2019.
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