Kristina Monllos

Kristina Monllos

Kristina Monllos is a staff writer for Adweek, where she specializes in covering brands, marketing innovation, consumer trends and pop culture. She produces the podcast "Yeah, That's Probably an Ad."

Why Barbie Wants to Show Dads Playing Dolls With Their Daughters

After introducing a diverse new array of dolls, Mattel and BBDO are working to shift consumers' perceptions about Barbie's cultural relevance.

Meet the Man Responsible for Protecting the Lego Brand as It Became a Mega Movie Franchise

With the help of producer Dan Lin, CEO of Lin Pictures, Lego has built a successful movie franchise that has boosted brand growth.

Keds and Refinery29 Are Hosting a Pop-Up Market for International Women’s Day

Keds and Refinery29 are celebrating International Women's Day with a partnership that includes a discussion with Girls' actress Alison Williams.

Here’s One Funny Ad You Really Need to Watch on #ADayWithoutAWoman

The strike from the feline perspective.

Social Media Manager Behind Tweets That Became Wendy’s Super Bowl Campaign Is Leaving the Company

Amy Brown's last day is March 31. A company representative declined to comment about her departure.

This Creative Agency Made Poster-Sized, Bacteria-Filled Petri Dishes and Put Them in a Mall

For The Electric Factory Group, the point isn’t to prove that posters work but that the staff can rethink traditional approaches to any medium.

With a ‘Flavor War of Hard Sodas’ Afoot, Best Damn Brewing Co. Is Launching a New Campaign

On March 6, the company will launch its newest flavor, Best Damn Cream Soda, and a new branding campaign from Droga5 coincides with that release.

Stephen Colbert Replaces Truth With Trump in Spoof of The New York Times’ Oscars Ad

The Late Show lampoons Droga5 spot.

Best and Worst Ads From the Academy Awards: A Bonus Adweek Podcast Episode

We talk snafus, brand integrations and the night's winners.

Calvin Klein Debuts New Campaign Featuring the Men of Moonlight the Morning After the Oscars

Mahershala Ali, Alex Hibbert, Trevante Rhodes and Ashton Sanders, stars of the best picture winner, also star in the brand’s latest ads.