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NBC taps N.Y.'s FMB for $80 mil Olympics account

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NBC awarded Fallon McElligott Berlin, New York, its $80 million, eight-year contract to promote its coverage of the Olympic Games. Suissa Miller was the other contender. Joe Duffy Design, a division of Fallon McElligott, Minneapolis, has the account logo work; parent Fallon McElligott will not work on the account. Andy Berlin is in continuing talks to buy back his agency from Fallon McElligott; those talks are expected to be finalized by the end of October.

Copyright October 1997, Crain Communications Inc.

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