The Pitch: Advertising and marketing news for 5.26.20

Awards season ramps up with recognitions for several PR and ad shops, a Richmond artist takes part in a locally produced campaign for a national clothing retailer, and a pair of production studios assist with a mini-documentary tied to a homegrown public TV series.

Fan-area business group launches revamped program

A neighborhood business association is forging ahead with a relaunch amid the coronavirus pandemic, with board members saying local businesses need the support now more than ever.

Local ad work goes viral – in a different way

As the coronavirus outbreak continues to alter the world as we know it, area ad agencies are rolling out new work that’s playing a part in the response, while also adjusting how they reflect a cultural landscape that is changing by the day.