Anna Papadopoulos

Anna Papadopoulos

VP, Integrated Media Services

Based in New York, Anna Papadopoulos has held several digital media positions and has worked across many sectors including automotive, financial, pharmaceutical, and CPG.

An advocate for creative media thinking and an early digital pioneer, Anna has been a part of several industry firsts, including the first fully integrated campaign and podcast for Volvo and has been a ClickZ contributor since 2005. She began her career as a media negotiator for TBS Media Management, where she bought for media clients such as CVS and RadioShack. Anna earned her bachelor's degree in journalism from St. John's University in New York.

Follow her on Twitter @annapapadopoulo and on LinkedIn.

Anna's ideas and columns represent only her own opinion and not her company's.

RECENT ARTICLES BY ANNA PAPADOPOULOS

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The Transformational Boss

Apr 10, 2014 - Great bosses can have a huge impact on the course of your life, possibly guiding you toward something you love or steering you away from something you... Comments

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Everyone Needs a Champion

Mar 13, 2014 - Aren't we all more likely to perform better when we're in an empowered environment, working with colleagues and supervisors we like and respect? People... Comments

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The Losing Game of Comparison

Feb 13, 2014 - Many of us assume that our careers will follow a set linear path, but often that is not the case. Instead of dwelling on what you expected the trajectory... Comments

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Media Sales & Buying Relationship Building: Common Sales Faux Pas

Dec 17, 2013 - Last month, columnist Anna Papadopoulos shared common faux pas from the media planning community. Now, she counters it with the feedback from the sales... Comments

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Media Sales & Buying Relationship Building: Common Planner/Buyer Faux Pas

Nov 21, 2013 - Sometimes in our zeal to make clients and employers happy, we commit faux pas that stand in the way of positive relationships between sales and media... Comments

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The Evolving Role of the Media Planner

Oct 24, 2013 - Columnist Anna Papadopoulos reflects on her journey from upstart print journalist into media planning, in the age the digital opportunity truly came... Comments

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The Art of Public Speaking

Sep 30, 2013 - If you're one of those people who isn't naturally inclined to want to be the center of attention, then perhaps these recommendations can at, least... Comments

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Don't Let an Email Ruin Your Career (or Weekend)

Aug 29, 2013 - There's definitely a place for email in the workplace and in our personal affairs, but here are some clear situations where email is not a good option... Comments

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Let It Rain

Jun 26, 2013 - Four life lessons learned from home renovations that you can apply to your career. Comments

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Being Present at Home and at Work

May 2, 2013 - The only thing that matters is what works for your family at the time you're making the decision. Comments

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On Teamwork

Mar 14, 2013 - Good managers don't clean up messes; instead, they support others in cleaning up their own mess or show them how to avoid the mess to begin with. Comments

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The Unofficial Guide to Annual Reviews

Feb 14, 2013 - What is the question you ask yourself each day, and is it the right question? Comments

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Creating Meaning Through Your Life and Work

Jan 17, 2013 - As we enter a new year, what are we hoping to create in the world? How would we like to be remembered? Comments

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Recharge Your Career (and Yourself) in 2013

Dec 20, 2012 - As you plan for the new year, remember that many of the things impacting your career may have very little to do with your actual job. Comments

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6 Courageous Things You Have Permission to Do for Your Career

Nov 7, 2012 - There is no guarantee that being courageous will ever work out, but the act alone is worth the consequence. Comments

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Planning the Graceful Exit

Oct 11, 2012 - Continuing to work hard after you've given your two weeks' notice may be more beneficial than you think. Comments

Give More Than What Your Clients Ask for

Aug 16, 2012 - Going above and beyond will win the hearts and minds of your clients and set you apart from your competitors. Comments

So You Think You Can Work in Media?

Jun 21, 2012 - Shedding some light on what it's really like to work as a media professional. Comments

Improving Your Negotiating Skills

May 24, 2012 - Start with what you're willing to pay, remember everything's negotiable, negotiate the non-obvious, honor your word, and be willing to walk away. Comments

Deciding to Make a Change

Apr 26, 2012 - How do you know when it's time to move on from your current job? Comments

Thinking Outside the Box When Hiring

Mar 29, 2012 - Don't discount the unconventional candidates. Comments

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