I’m a 62-year-old CD. Am I the oldest living creative in the business? Just curious how many 50- or 60-plus fishies are out there

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50 plus fishie here! There are a few of us but we try and pass for 45 😉

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I know a 70+ CCO and I know first-hand he’s still involved with the work

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No my copy partner is 70

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50+ as are my partners. Yes I believe in ageism. On the other hand, when I walk around some agencies, I do see people who are on the older end. So I try to ignore ageism and believe I’ll be able to keep working

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There are some 50+ and 60+ copywriters here. Most couldn’t care less about learning anything about how to write for digital (SEO for websites, best practices for banners and emails). So while ageism is definitely a thing, so is old dogs not wanting to learn new tricks

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I’m 49. And I’m staying 49. Until I retire.

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On the grind! I can't imagine too many. We do have a beastmode proofer long in tooth.

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My former boss was 72 when she retired. One of the best managers I’ve ever had.

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