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Nina DiSesa

Nina DiSesa has worked in the quintessential boys clubs of advertising for almost thirty years. In 1994, she became the first woman EVP, Executive Creative Director for McCann Erickson New[…]

Is there an advertising personality?

Question: What sparked your interest in advertising?

Nina DiSesa:  Well, the reason I went into advertising is because I wanted to be a play write, I wanted to write plays and first there were no jobs for playing writes you have to be very lucky to have play produced and advertising seem to closes to me to have an expression for my creative energies and as a writer it was a logical things for me to do, and it turned out I had the personality for advertising as well as whatever skills I needed to make it in the advertising.