2014 Media i Awards Winners Announced

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The Media i Awards winners were announced last night at a ceremony held at Sydney’s Ivy Ballroom.

In its fourth year, the national Media i Awards provide recognition in sales excellence for teams and individuals across all media channels.

Charles Parry-Okeden, CEO Media i, spoke at the ceremony of the importance of collaboration between media agencies and media partners, and an appreciation of the sales process in delivery media excellence.

“These awards recognise the professionalism and excellence of sales individuals and teams, but more importantly they are an acknowledgement from their industry peers in the role they play in the success of so many great campaigns.”

The only awards of their kind and voted by peers, this year saw a record number of agency professionals taking part in the voting process.

More than 1740 agency professionals voted across three categories:

  • National Sales Team of the Year;
  • Sales Team of the Year by Market (NSW, Victoria, Queensland, Western Australia & South Australia); and
  • Sales Person of the Year by Category by Market (NSW, Victoria, Queensland, Western Australia & South Australia)

“We are extremely proud of tonight’s event. The response from our finalists has been overwhelming, reinforcing the significance of this initiative to sales teams and individuals across the country. We would like to congratulate all of tonight’s winners on their fantastic achievement,” said Chris Winterburn, managing director Media i.

This year’s awards were hotly contested with Ooh! Media and APN Outdoor the most awarded media companies on the night each receiving four awards, closely followed by Channel 10, Bauer, News Corp Australia, SCA and Mi9 who all received three.

oOh! Media’s Sydney sales team was presented with the National Sales Team of the Year award presented by MFA CEO Sophie Madden and Peter Horgan, chairman of the Media Federation of Australia and CEO of OMD.

Run by Media i, the awards are proudly sponsored by the Media Federation of Australia (MFA), and supported by category sponsors; Carat, Initiative, IPG Mediabrands, Match, MEC, Posterscope, PHD, Starcom, TMS, UM and Vizeum.

2014 Individual Winners

Sales Representative of the Year Magazines:

WA      Vikky Stacey               Bauer

SA        Nabula El Mourid      Bauer

QLD     Ashleigh Barrow        Pacific Magazines

VIC      Bethany Hickman      Bauer

NSW    Manori Mendis          Pacific Magazines

Sales Representative of the Year Newspapers:

WA      Dennie Chung           News Corp Australia

SA        Deb Milne                  News Corp Australia

QLD     Janice Batzloff           Fairfax Media

VIC      Hamish McPhee        News Corp Australia

NSW    Laura Mason              Fairfax Media

Sales Representative of the Year Outdoor/Cinema:

WA      Phil Dada                               APN Outdoor

SA        Thea Petros                           APN Outdoor

QLD     Leanne Lakoumentas           oOh! Media

VIC      BetinaCamm                          APN Outdoor

NSW    Jenna Santoromito                oOh! Media

Sales Representative of the Year Radio:

WA      Lisa Lind                      SCA

SA        Georgia Everett             ARN

QLD     Emily Buckby             Nova Entertainment

VIC      Jo Bennett                    SCA

NSW    Rhys Mudgan              ARN

Sales Representative of the Year Television:

WA      Estelle Cooper           Channel 10

SA        Stephanie Rose          Channel 9

QLD     Chris Raes                  SCA

VIC      Lucia Formoso           Channel 10

NSW    Joanna Mock              Channel 7

Sales Representative of the Year Digital:

WA      Gemma White            Mi9

SA        Marie Jones                 Mi9

QLD     James Gregory           Mi9

VIC      Rob Hotchin              Exponential

NSW    Danni Hudson           Yahoo7!

2014 Team Winners

Sydney          oOh! Media

Melbourne    Expontential

Brisbane        JCDecaux

Adelaide        Channel 10

Perth             APN Outdoor

2014  National Sales Team of the Year

oOh! Media Sydney

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