Acclaimed Creative Director Michael Winslow Joins Chapel Hill's Craig Jackson & Partners

Chapel Hill, NC, July 28, 2010 --( Craig Jackson & Partners (CJ&P) announced today that veteran creative director Michael Winslow, an inductee of the North Carolina Advertising Hall of Fame, has joined the Chapel Hill agency.

Winslow’s 30-year career began at McKinney & Silver in Raleigh where he helped the agency become a regional powerhouse with the creative muscle to compete against Madison Avenue and win. His work and career have been distinguished by accolades from AdAge, Adweek and other media, plus a multitude of industry honors for campaigns on behalf of Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, Duke Health Systems, Glaxo Wellcome, BB&T, North Carolina Travel & Tourism, Volvo Trucks and many others.

“Michael Winslow is a world-class creative talent,” said Craig Jackson. “His energy, passion and experience will immediately strengthen our brand and directly benefit our clients.”

The tandem of Winslow and Jackson gives CJ&P one of the most highly recognized and celebrated creative teams among North Carolina agencies. Both men are the recipients of advertising’s most prestigious awards, including those of the One Show, Clios, Communication Arts, London International Awards, New York Radio & Television Festivals, Art Directors Club of New York and the coveted Stephen E. Kelly Award.

Winslow will serve in a senior creative and management capacity at CJ&P, which was founded by Jackson in 1994 and whose Triangle-area clients include WakeMed, BD Diagnostics, East West Partners and the Carolina Hurricanes.

“Craig Jackson has a well-known commitment to creative excellence, so I’m honored to have this opportunity,” said Winslow. “CJ&P has a bright future ahead and I’m delighted to be joining their ranks.”

In 2008, the Raleigh-Durham chapter of the American Advertising Federation awarded Winslow its Silver Medal for his contributions to the advancement of the industry’s creative and professional standards. Winslow has been actively involved in the advertising programs at the UNC – Chapel Hill and at ECU, his alma mater. In 1999 he was inducted into the North Carolina Advertising Hall of Fame at UNC.

Craig Jackson & Partners
Charles Upchurch