Liz Paradise Joins Omnicom’s Bright Red As Chief Creative Officer

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Aug. 20, 2018 – Liz Paradise joins Omnicom’s Bright Red, a Tallahassee-based hyper-integrated marketing communications firm, as the first Chief Creative Officer (CCO). Paradise comes to Bright Red ( after spending more than two decades at McKinney in Durham, N.C., and was most recently the Director, Creative at Disney’s Yellow Shoes in Orlando.

While Executive Creative Director at McKinney, Paradise led agency efforts for Nationwide Insurance, Royal Caribbean, Audi, NASDAQ, EAS Sports Nutrition and more. During her tenure, Paradise’s creative work was the recipient of major industry awards including Cannes, One Show, Communication Arts, D&AD, CLIO, New York Art Directors Club, to name a few. Paradise has also served on the jury at Cannes, One Show, New York Art Director Club and received industry-wide accolades for her performance on AMC’s advertising-themed show, “The Pitch.”

“Hiring Liz makes a bold statement that we want our creative to make a bold statement,” said Curtis Zimmerman, Bright Red president.

“Bright Red is so inspired. It’s smart, fun and refreshingly forward thinking,” adds Paradise. “From where they’ve invested, to whom they’ve invested in, they have laid the groundwork to create amazing work.”

Bright Red is part of Omnicom’s Agency Collective that includes Goodby, Silverstein & Partners, GSD&M, Martin Williams and Zimmerman Advertising, among others. Bright Red clients include Domino Sugar, Pilot Pen, Hunter Fan, Dollywood, Cooper Tires, TaxSlayer, Gold Toe Socks and more.

For additional information, contact Curtis Zimmerman at or 850-668-6824.