Douglas Clawson, corporate officer and broadcast producer for Cole & Weber, Salt Lake City, will leave the agency March 1 to form Duff Clawson Creative, an independent, broadcast creative consulting company.

Clawson worked for Evans Advertising for 13 years and was a former partner in the firm of Thomas/Phillips/Clawson before it was purchased by Cole & Weber in 1986. The native Utahn has won several awards including local and national ADDYS, CLIO finalist, International Broadcasting Award and a Rocky Mountain Emmy Award.Clawson said he will continue his close association with Cole & Weber and its clients, and service other agencies and production houses in the Salt Lake, Arizona and California markets as well. He will specialize in writing, producing and directing radio and television advertising.