McCanners of New York | 87th Edition

McCanners of New York | 87th Edition


How long have you been at McCann and what do you do here?

I’ve been at McCann for almost two years and I’m an Account Executive on Verizon Wireless.

What do you do when you’re not working?

Hang out with friends, see Broadway shows, or go to the movies with my MoviePass (highly recommend if you’re into reclining chairs or eating snacks in the dark)

What would your DJ name be?

DJ Sass

Have you ever cut your own hair?


Favorite go-to drink?


If you were to open a bar, what would you call it? 

The Party. That way, people would be like, “hey, are you going to the party tonight?” or, “heard there are drink specials at the party this weekend”

Favorite desert

Nutella crepe

Favorite smell


What was your favorite birthday?

My 23rd – I forced all of my friends to sit in a private rented karaoke room with me and listen to me belt out Beyoncé’s “Listen”

Last thing you Googled

Bagel Express NYC

 What's your favorite scary movie? 


What was your first ever concert?

Avril Lavigne, 2003

What movie makes you cry?

I’ll cry to Inside Out every time

Where was the last place you traveled to? 

Punta Cana, DR

Name 3 things on your bucket list

Ride an elephant

Favorite quote?

"Worrying is like a rocking chair. Gives you something to do but gets you nowhere!"

Go to Karaoke song?

"Before He Cheats" – Carrie Underwood

What was the weirdest prank call that you have made?

I once called my friend and convinced her that she ordered a burger and fries from a local restaurant. I told her I had her card on file and just needed to clarify if she wanted the rice side special or the veggie side special. Not sure why I went on for so long but she eventually hung up!

What advice would you tell your high school self?

You don’t know everything.

If you could be any age for a week, what age would you be?

5 – just need one week where naps and Oreos are encouraged

Your most bizarre talent?

I can beatbox and hum at the same time, kind of

What is the fanciest thing you've ever done?

I flew first class on a 13-hour flight to Israel with my family when I young and couldn’t believe I was eating cheerios in a real bowl on a plane.

What are you currently obsessed with?


Name a character trait you’ve inherited from your parents.


What would be your last meal?

Nutella crepe. It’s my favorite!

Which talent would you most like to have?

Wish I could dance really really well

Who are your heroes in real life?

My parents!

Where are you most likely to splurge?


If you could live at any point in history what point would that be - and why?

I would have loved to be alive in the 70s. I wish I could experience my 20s without social media. Don’t get me wrong, I love social media, but there’s way too much pressure to look a certain way or act a certain way these days. It also ruins relationships, both friendships and romantic ones. My parents wrote love letters to each other. They didn’t have to Snapchat to know things were going well!

What is a piece of information people would be surprised to hear about you?

I was raised in a French household!

Your worst habit?

Apologizing for things I didn’t do

One thing you have always wanted to do and have not yet done.

Skydiving! I thought for sure I would do it when I turned 18 and I haven’t yet.

Best piece of advice someone has given you?

Only worry about the things you can control.

Favorite Instagram account you think everyone should follow.


Favorite Restaurant in NYC?

Capital Grille

First celebrity crush?

Cole Sprouse

Celebrity doppelgänger?

I’ve heard Sarah Silverman but I don’t see it!

*If you are interested in being featured or want to nominate someone, please reach out to Katie Henry (

Gemma Craven named to Campaign Magazine’s 2018 digital 40 over 40

Gemma Craven named to Campaign Magazine’s 2018 digital 40 over 40

McCann Sheroes: Deirdre Virgie, Organ Donor

McCann Sheroes: Deirdre Virgie, Organ Donor