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NAMES IN THE NEWS
Published December 18, 1997
Wieden & Kennedy's GARY KOEPKE, TOM BLESSINGTON and STACY WALL, who each work out of W&K's N.Y. office, are featured in NEW YORK magazine's "Innovators" section. NEW YORK calls W&K's "SportsCenter" ads "TV advertising's most persuasive argument against the MUTE button" (NEW YORK, 12/29 issue)....Chicago-based publishing exec BOB NIENHOUSE, co-founder of Merrill Corp., has purchased RICK GALLES' team of cars, equipment and crew for the '98 IRL season (STAR- NEWS, 12/16)....ROCK NEWMAN has signed on to manage the Cubs' SAMMY SOSA (CHICAGO SUN-TIMES, 12/17).....ANDRE AGASSI and BROOKE SHIELDS purchased a new home in Pacific Palisades, CA, for a reported $6M (SUN-TIMES, 12/17).