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consultant , writer , Advertising executive

Josephine Anna Cummings, American writer, consultant, advertising executive. Named as creator One of Hundred Best television Commercials Advertising Age, 1978-1979, one of Advertising 100 Best Advertising Age, 1986, one of People to Watch Fortune magazine, 1986, Ad Age one of Best and Brightest, New York. Member Amelia Earhard, Ninety Niners Club, New York Women in Film.

Background

Cummings, Josephine Anna was born on July 12, 1949 in Gainesville, Florida, United States. Daughter of Robert Jay and Marcella Dee (Mount) Cummings.

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Journalism./Design cum laude, University Georgia, Athens, 1971. Master of Arts, New York University, 1999.

Career

Copywriter William Cook, Jacksonville, Florida, 1971-1973. Creative director Leo Burnett, Chicago, 1973-1976. Senior vice president, group creative director D. D. B. Needham, 1976-1984.

Senior vice president, creative director Saatchi-Saatchi, New York City, 1984. Senior vice president, senior creative director Ted Bates, 1984. Executive vice president, chief creative officer Tracy-Locke, Dallas, 1985-1987.

Executive vice president, executive creative director Bozell, Chgo, 1989. Executive vice president, creative director Y&R, New York City, 1990-1992. President The Joey Company, since 1992.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (play) Azaleas, 1988, (short story collection) Crimes of Passion, 1988, (childrens' book) The Hospital is a Funny Place, 1988, (short film) Night Magic, 1989.

Membership

Member Amelia Earhard, Ninety Niners Club, New York Women in Film.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, writing, golf.

Connections

father:
Robert Jay Cummings

mother:
Marcella Dee (Mount) Cummings