David Blecken

David Blecken is executive editor, Campaign Japan, based in Tokyo. He joined Media in 2007 and was features editor when the magazine relaunched as Campaign Asia-Pacific in 2010. He later served as deputy editor in Hong Kong before launching Campaign Japan in 2016.

Send feedback to David Blecken.
Premium
Moving Suntory tribute is uncharacteristically light on product shots
Premium
4 days ago

Moving Suntory tribute is uncharacteristically ...

Boss coffee built a commentary around professional commitment and friendship.

Premium
McCann chief sees positive discrimination as a key driver in Japan
Premium
Apr 25, 2017

McCann chief sees positive discrimination as a key ...

A year into his Japan leadership role, Charles Cadell is attempting to strengthen the agency’s position by tackling big societal issues.

Premium
Diesel reinterprets the meaning of walls for Japan
Premium
Apr 19, 2017

Diesel reinterprets the meaning of walls for Japan

The irreverent Italian label's short film is an effort to spread the freedom to love.

Premium
The road to gender parity: Roundtable discussion
Premium
Apr 18, 2017

The road to gender parity: Roundtable discussion

A Google-hosted roundtable at Campaign360 brought together tech and media agency leaders to explore how their field can offer more sustainable career paths for women.

Premium
Hakuhodo hires Yang Yeo in bid to become a more serious player in Asia
Premium
Apr 17, 2017

Hakuhodo hires Yang Yeo in bid to become a more ...

The former W+K ECD and Kentaro Kimura are charged with upping the agency's game as co-chief creative officers.

Premium
To stand a chance in Japan, casino brands need frank communication
Premium
Apr 17, 2017

To stand a chance in Japan, casino brands need ...

The door is technically open for casinos and integrated resorts, but potential operators still face a considerable communications challenge in winning people over.

Campaign Jobs

Follow us

Top news, insights and analysis every weekday

Sign up for Campaign Bulletins