SubscribeAvailable Now

Qwest Dumps McClain Finlon


The big news in advertising this week is that Qwest has dumped Denver-based McClain Finlon in favor of Draftfcb, a Chicago-based firm. Andy Bossleman has a solid roundup, as well as making the painful point that neither of the dailies seemed willing to broach:

McClain reported $234,353,851 in 2006 billings and 200 employees in the Denver Business Journal’s 2007 rank of Denver ad agencies (June 29 – July 5 2007).

Deducing that nearly half of McClain’s billings came from Qwest, a number of locals are likely to lose their jobs (half would be about 100).

Editors' Picks


Keep me up to date on the latest trends and happenings around Denver. 5280 has a newsletter for everyone.

Sign Up