Cardinal & Gold

Three female and three male students meet in a computer lab around a computer.
Alex Amoa (center, in black sweatshirt) leads Cardinal & Gold, an Iowa State student-run advertising agency at one of the student organization’s weekly meetings. Photo by Megan Gilbert

Cardinal & Gold is a student-run advertising agency dedicated to pushing advertising students to their next skill level. By working on projects in an agency style, students learn where they most flourish in the advertising industry. This group is dedicated to building portfolios and future advertising professionals.

Cardinal & Gold puts classroom work into practice for campus organizations and academic units. The agency begins with research, develops a strategy, then executes the creative using video, print, online and social media.

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