Huzzah! It’s B&T’s Women In Media Shortlist!

First place championship trophy or cup in front of blackboard with champagne and fireworks concept for winning and success
SHARE
THIS


What best describes you?

The shortlist for B&T’s Women in Media Awards is here! Our judges have worked tirelessly to come to the below list from all the incredible women who entered the awards.

This year, the awards will be held on Friday 1 September at Royal Randwick Racecourse in Sydney, featuring SBS anchor Janice Petersen as MC, and a keynote address by Sky News pundit and former NSW premier Kristina Keneally.

Tickets are still available (but not for long) to the awards. Click here to secure yours! For those who want to jump in on People’s Choice, voting closes this Friday (11 August) at 5pm.

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE WOMEN IN MEDIA AWARDS

Entries in the 15 categories, which span the advertising and media industry, are open to women at any level of their business, from chief executive to new starters, and will be judged by a panel of top female executives. We will also be awarding Woman of the Year – this will be chosen by B&T as being the most influential out of the field of entrants.

The awards night will be a gala dinner format a keynote address. We will also be announcing B&T’s Power List, recognising the 30 most influential women in the Australia mediascape, and our People’s Choice award.

More than just recognition, the awards provide an opportunity for new business opportunities and network expansion, as well as a chance to learn from some of the most empowering and inspiring women in your industry.

Here’s the shortlist…

BEST AD CAMPAIGN

Ad Title Company
ANZ’s push for an Equal Future TBWA Melbourne
Redefine Women Host

CREATIVE

Name Employer
Alison Cole GrooveQ Sydney
Carmela Soares Isobar Australia
Cassie De Colling The OTTO Empire
Genevieve Clay Smith Bus Stop Films
Helen James Clemenger BBDO Melbourne
Marina Vasilieva McCann
Tara McKenty Google

CREATIVE PRODUCER

Name Employer
Denise McKeon Clemenger BBDO Sydney
Jo de Fina The OTTO Empire
Karen Bryson FINCH
Maddy Cunich MediaCom
Penny Win Foxtel
Rachel Solomon The Works Sydney
Sally Knight Kinderling Kids Radio

EMPLOYER

Name
OMD Australia
The Works
HYLAND Group
The Hallway
TBWA\Melbourne

ENTREPRENEUR

Name Employer
Alison Michalk Quiip
Bobbi Mahlab Mahlab
Emma Jane Granleese History Will Be Kind
Judy Sahay Crowd Media Group
Katrina McCarter Marketing to Mums
Lauren Quaintance Storyation
Ophenia Liang Digital Crew
Richenda Vermeulen ntegrity
Susannah George The Urban List
Taryn Williams theright.fit

JOURNALIST/PRODUCER

Name Employer
Emily McPherson Nine Digital
Jodi Boylan KEO Films Australia
Kim Barnard The Urban List
Poppy Reid Seventh Street Media
Shevonne Hunt Kinderling Kid Radio

Male champion of change

Name Employer
Chris Chynoweth Fox Sports
Chris Howatson CHE Proximity Australia
Chris Jeffares Cummins&Partners
Jason Scott Allure Media
John Pender Australian Press Council
Kevin Macmillan The Works Sydney
Michael Laxton Fairfax Media

MARKETING

Name Employer
Elaine Herlihy PayPal Australia
Jess Hackett The Urban List
Kath Sroka REA Group
Kristen Boyton Fairfax Media
Madeleine Livesey The General Store
Melina Cruickshank Domain
Mellissah Smith Marketing Eye
Menka Nasta Fairfax Media
Sally Roscholler News Corp Australia
Zeina Khodr Colloquial

MEDIA Planner/Buyer

Name Employer
Catherine Krantz Carat
Elizabeth Geor CHE Proximity
Emma Greenhalgh MediaCom
Jane Sullivan MEC Global
Jenny Pham MEC Melbourne
Katherine Pochroj MediaCom
Penny Davy Whyte Dentsu Mitchell
Sue Squillace Spark Foundry
Virginia Hyland Programmatic Media P/L Advisory

MENTOR

Name Employer
Aimee Buchanan OMD Australia
Alison Rice Allure Media
Emily Perrett Clemenger BBDO Sydney
Jo de Fina The OTTO Empire
Laura Aldington Host
Maria ‘Ricci’ Meldrum TBWA\Melbourne
Narelle Lancaster RMIT University
Sarah Keith Publicis Media
Sarah Wyse Wyse Women
Sarrah Le Marquand Stellar, News Life Media, News Corp

PR

Name Employer
Bebhinn Carey MediaCom
Bessie Hassan finder.com.au
Catriona Pollard CP Communications
Emma Jane Granleese History Will Be Kind
Fee Townshend Eleven
Jackie Crossman Red Agency
Jo Scard Fifty Acres – The Communications Agency
Jocelyn Hunter BENCH PR
Michelle Hutchison finder.com
Vicki Tiegs Waples Marketing Group

RISING STAR

Name Employer
Hannah Kallady ntegrity
Ingrid Kesa VICE
Nadine Livesey GumGum Australia
Natalie Cornish Nine Digtial
Natalie Rempalski TBWA\Sydney
Nicole Hetherington WiTH Collective
Olivia Warren Initiative
Rebecca Mason Google Australia
Tish Tambakau Dentsu Aegis Network
Verity Beard Allure Media

SALES/ACCOUNT MANAGER

Name Employer
Bec Bartlett YANGO Media
Jessica Maxwell Nickelodeon
Kate Cox Fairfax Media
Kelly Purcell Fairfax Media
Lisa Blades Magshop (division of Bauer Media)
Madeleine Livesey The General Store
Marlene Vicaire T-Shape Consulting
 Melina Augoustakis  Multi Channel Network
 Naomi Gorringe  Clemenger BBDO Melbourne

STRATEGY

Name Employer
Aliya Hasan Vizeum
Christina Aventi BMF
Colleen Meldrum Foxtel
Hannah Barnes Foxtel
Imogen Hewitt Havas Media Group Australia
Kate Richardson Red Engine
Lorna Clarkson Kinderling Kids Radio
Nicole Liebmann Exponential
Richenda Vermeulen ntegrity
Venessa Hunt GroupM

TechNOLOGY

Name Employer
Catherine Smith Amnet
Chrissie Zenonos Nine Digital
Claire Gibson Fairfax Media
Kruti Patel Isobar Australia
Malina Koo News Corp Australia
Marlene Vicaire T-Shape Consulting
Nell Payne Foxtel
Sally-Ann Williams Google Australia Pty Ltd
Taryn Williams theright.fit
Tish Tambakau Dentsu Aegis Network

 

And of course, a big round of thanks to our judges and our sponsors, without who we couldn’t stage such an auspicious event each year.

WIM_COMBINED_edm

 

Please login with linkedin to comment

Latest News

Ten & MCN Unveil Host Of Big Bash Sponsors For Coming Series
  • Marketing
  • Media

Ten & MCN Unveil Host Of Big Bash Sponsors For Coming Series

Network Ten and Multi Channel Network (“MCN”) today announced a record number of partners for the highly anticipated 2017-18 KFC Big Bash League, which starts Tuesday, 19 December 2017, live, free and exclusive on TEN and ONE. The key brands backing the explosive T20 coverage on Ten include returning sponsors KFC, Bunnings and AHM, plus […]

Mango Appoints Belle Sparavec As Head of Experiential
  • Marketing

Mango Appoints Belle Sparavec As Head of Experiential

Mango Sydney has announce the appointment of Belle Sparavec as the agency’s new head of experiential. Sparavec has more than a decade of experience across experiential and PR and has delivered major campaigns such as Formula One’s events in Monaco, Singapore and Texas; Tourism Australia’s’ World’s 50 Best Restaurants Chefs’ Feast; flagship store openings for Cartier […]

Creative Agency Launches Feminist Christmas Album “Hyrrs”
  • Campaigns

Creative Agency Launches Feminist Christmas Album “Hyrrs”

UK creative agency Grey London has teamed up with Goldstein Music to release a feminist album of rewritten Christmas hymns designed to stick it to the patriarchy and raise money for women in need. You can hear some of the songs at the bottom of this article. ‘Hyrrs: Festive Hymns Made Feminist’ is a reworking of famous festive songs […]

Carat’s Chief Digital Officer Talks Brand Safety & Twitter’s Video Power
  • Advertising
  • Marketing
  • Media
  • Partner Content

Carat’s Chief Digital Officer Talks Brand Safety & Twitter’s Video Power

B&T recently sat down for a one-on-one with Carat’s chief digital officer, Sarah James, to discuss one of the burning industry issues – brand safety. Here, she weighs up the pros and cons of programmatic in this context, and argues why advertisers’ need for Twitter will grow in the future. When did brand safety first […]

Partner Content

by Twitter

Yellow Tail Appoints Paper Stone Scissors For China Push
  • Advertising

Yellow Tail Appoints Paper Stone Scissors For China Push

Casella Family Brands has announced it has appointed creative agency Paper Stone Scissors to localise the iconic Yellow tail (stylised [yellow tail]) brand for Chinese consumers. The appointment follows a competitive agency tender in September Paper Stone Scissors will be responsible for the strategic, digital and creative development and production of the 2018 Yellow Tail campaign […]

Filtered Media Announces Nine New Hires
  • Advertising
  • Media

Filtered Media Announces Nine New Hires

Integrated brand storytelling agency, Filtered Media, continues its rapid growth with the mid-sized company appointing nine new team members in recent times, and moving to expansive new premises. Two senior hires include Nicole Manktelow as content director and storyteller for Filtered Media’s finance and technology practice, and Nick Ross as senior manager, content and analytics, a newly created role designed […]

Red Rooster Unveils Saucy Tinder Campaign Results
  • Marketing
  • Media

Red Rooster Unveils Saucy Tinder Campaign Results

Red Rooster’s Tinder campaign launched late last month – with results immediately revealing some very interesting differences between men and women. In a first for the brand, Red Rooster’s latest campaign took to the popular dating app Tinder, integrating the swipe function into its advertising and targeting customers in a whole different way. Red Rooster’s […]

Infographic: Aussies Set To Choose Kmart For Christmas (With 33% Admitting They’re Re-Gifters)
  • Marketing

Infographic: Aussies Set To Choose Kmart For Christmas (With 33% Admitting They’re Re-Gifters)

A new study into the Christmas shopping habits of Australians has found that Kmart will be our number one retailer of choice this year, with, interestingly, Amazon struggling to rate much of a mention. The study, by Melbourne customer insights agency Honeycomb, involved the responses of 1000 Aussies and their festive shopping habits. It found 55 per cent said they’d […]

by B&T Magazine

B&T Magazine
QMS Media Expands Presence In Melbourne With New Digital Billboard ‘The G’
  • Advertising
  • Media

QMS Media Expands Presence In Melbourne With New Digital Billboard ‘The G’

Outdoor media company QMS Media has strengthened its digital outdoor presence in Victoria, unveiling an iconic digital billboard in the heart of Melbourne’s famous sporting precinct. The launch of ‘The G’ sees QMS’ landmark digital portfolio ‘bookending’ arguably one of the most iconic and in-demand digital outdoor locations in Australia – Richmond Station Bridge – […]

HSBC Sydney 7s Creates New Visual Identity For 2018 Via Digilante
  • Advertising
  • Campaigns
  • Marketing

HSBC Sydney 7s Creates New Visual Identity For 2018 Via Digilante

As part of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series, the Sydney 7s event returns in January complete with a new brand identity, creative strategy and media campaign. With the 2017 Sydney 7s a sell-out event, the challenge for 2018 was to carry that momentum into the third year, defining Sydney’s place as the new ‘go-to’ […]

Bound Round Launches Family Travel Publication for Aussies
  • Media

Bound Round Launches Family Travel Publication for Aussies

Family travel platform Bound Round has announced the launch of its first e-magazine to Australian consumers. Travel Bound is a family-focused, digital quarterly publication available on all Virgin Australia flights through the carrier’s in-flight entertainment system, and is also available for consumer download via the Bound Round website. Bound Round founder and CEO Janeece Keller […]

SBS Unveils New Look, New App For SBS News
  • Media

SBS Unveils New Look, New App For SBS News

Do you like say "I only watch SBS" in an attempt to sound smarter than you are? Well, why not pretend to read this too?

by B&T Magazine

B&T Magazine
Ex-Samsung CMO Joins Amazon Australia As Marketing Director
  • Marketing

Ex-Samsung CMO Joins Amazon Australia As Marketing Director

Amazon Australia has appointed former Samsung Electronics chief marketing officer (CMO) Arno Lenior to lead its marketing division. Lenior worked as Samsung’s CMO for more than three years before departing in 2015. According to his LinkedIn profile, he has also held CEO roles at VR company Virtical and brand consultancy Blue Ocean Brands, and joined […]

by B&T Magazine

B&T Magazine
News Corp Names Its Car Of The Year
  • Marketing

News Corp Names Its Car Of The Year

News announces its annual Car Of The Year and it's not what you'd expect. Well, we certainly didn't expect it anyway.

Aussie Tennis Open & Country Road Announce New Partnership
  • Marketing

Aussie Tennis Open & Country Road Announce New Partnership

The Australian Open has partnered with iconic Australian clothing and lifestyle brand Country Road to supply the uniforms for next year’s tournament. Confirmed today as the official fashion lifestyle Partner of Australian Open 2018, one of Australia’s most loved brands will be worn by thousands of tournament staff at Melbourne Park in January. On-court officials including the chair and […]

Andrew O’Keefe Quits His Weekend Sunrise Duties
  • Media

Andrew O’Keefe Quits His Weekend Sunrise Duties

After 12 years with Weekend Sunrise, Andrew O’Keefe has decided to step away from his hosting and reporting duties. O’Keefe will continue his full-time role as host of Seven’s quiz show The Chase Australia, as well as focus on other projects with the Network. “The ideal job is doing work you love with people you love,” O’Keefe […]

Study: Brand Loyalty Hinges On Customer Support Experiences
  • Marketing

Study: Brand Loyalty Hinges On Customer Support Experiences

Fast and effective support will be a competitive differentiator for companies looking to win over digitally transformed customers and employees, new research has revealed. According to a study by IDC and LogMeIn titled Support Services as a Competitive Differentiator, nearly 67 per cent of consumers said that customer satisfaction was more important than price when […]

OMA Appoints Red Ant Design To Build Industry’s First Automated Proposal Platform
  • Advertising
  • Media

OMA Appoints Red Ant Design To Build Industry’s First Automated Proposal Platform

The Outdoor Media Association (OMA) has announced the appointment of Red Ant Design to build the out-oh-home (OOH) industry’s first automated proposal platform (APP). After an extensive global search and industry consultation, the decision to build the system in-house with a local Australian company was made. The APP will be built in an agile process, […]

Nick Ballard, Managing Director
Australia & New Zealand, BlisMedia
  • Marketing
  • Technology

Blis Unveils New Consumer Behaviour Analytics Tool For Maketers

Location data technology company Blis has launched an analytics tool that allows marketers to analyse consumer behaviour – from audience profiling, to exposure, to attribution – by capturing and activating mobile movement data. Smart Trends offers robust in-store consumer behavioural insights and in-store comparison of multiple location types and brands, allowing marketers to break down demographic, […]

WiTH Collective Linked By Isobar Renames Colours Of The Great Barrier Reef As Part Of New Campaign
  • Campaigns
  • Marketing

WiTH Collective Linked By Isobar Renames Colours Of The Great Barrier Reef As Part Of New Campaign

The Great Barrier Reef is under threat, and WiTH Collective – part of Isobar Australia Group – has launched a social movement to protect it. The ‘Unite for the Reef’ campaign will put vivid pops of colour into millions of social media feeds as a global network of individuals united to pledge support for the future of the Great Barrier Reef.  Spearheaded […]

Imagination Unveils Creative For Sydney’s NYE 2017 Celebrations
  • Marketing

Imagination Unveils Creative For Sydney’s NYE 2017 Celebrations

The City of Sydney has unveiled the creative line-up for 2017 Sydney New Year’s Eve celebrations, including a new look and theme for Australia’s largest public event, conceived by experience agency Imagination. In its seventh year as the creative team behind the event, Imagination has set out to create a fresh, inspiring new theme and […]

Rogue Penis Radio Prank Goes Horribly Awry
  • Media

Rogue Penis Radio Prank Goes Horribly Awry

This radio prank has it all - a rogue willy, tears & humiliation. The only surprise is it doesn't have Kyle Sandilands.

by B&T Magazine

B&T Magazine
Stockland Invites Aussies To ‘Share Some Unexpected Joy’ This Christmas In New TVC Via Lavender
  • Advertising
  • Campaigns

Stockland Invites Aussies To ‘Share Some Unexpected Joy’ This Christmas In New TVC Via Lavender

Shopping Centre group Stockland has released an emotive campaign across its 40 national social and owned media channels via CX agency Lavender. The ‘Share Some Unexpected Joy’ campaign tells the story of Lucy, a thoughtful Australian girl who recognises that just like her and her mother, some of their neighbours will be spending Christmas alone this […]

QMS Switches On Digital Transaction Platform In NZ
  • Advertising
  • Media

QMS Switches On Digital Transaction Platform In NZ

In a New Zealand first for large format roadside digital, QMS Media is launching a digital transaction platform in conjunction with Rubicon Project and Digital Commons, who will represent the product in the market. Operating on a ‘guaranteed orders’ principle, advertisers will have the opportunity to buy QMS premium digital inventory nationwide via the Rubicon […]

Clemenger BBDO Melbourne’s SNICKERS ‘Hungerithm’ Goes Global
  • Advertising
  • Campaigns

Clemenger BBDO Melbourne’s SNICKERS ‘Hungerithm’ Goes Global

Following its huge success locally, Clemenger BBDO Melbourne’s ‘Hungerithm’ platform it conceptualised for SNICKERS is rolling out across US and European markets. The US has been the first region to roll out the platform through a nationwide partnership with 7-Eleven’s plus-9,000 stores. The launch of the Hungerithm in the US sees the platform pick up […]