The B&T Women In Media Powerlist! The Full 30 Revealed…

The B&T Women In Media Powerlist! The Full 30 Revealed…

The voting’s finished, the numbers tallied and B&T is finally proud to unveil our list of the 30 Most Powerful Women In Australian Media! Congratulations to all! No finer list of CEOs, editors, innovators and high-achievers than you’ll ever see assembled. The votes were tallied from 300 women in media. In order of one to 30…

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1)   Edwina McCann – Vogue, Editor-in-chief (Read a full interview with Edwina here.)

Edwina McCann

2)   Nicole Sheffield – NewsLifeMedia, CEO

Nicole Sheffield

3)   Rhiannon MacDonald – Mail Online, managing editor

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4)   Ita Buttrose – Co-host of Studio 10 on Network TEN, managing director of Chief Executive Women, Australian of the Year


5)   Jodie Sangster – ADMA, CEO

Jodie Sangster (2)

6)   Katie Rigg-Smith – Mindshare, CEO

Katie Rigg-Smith

7)   Jo Pollard – Telstra, Group managing director, media & marketing


8)   Jane Huxley – Pandora, Managing director ANZ

Jane Huxley

9)   Maile Carnegie – Google Australia, Managing director

Maile Carnegie

10) Vittoria Shortt – Commonwealth Bank, Group executive, marketing and strategy


11) Helen McCabe – Australian Women’s Weekly, Editor-in-chief


12) Jackie Frank – Pacific Mags, Group Publisher – Fashion & health titles at Pacific Magazines


13) Mia Freedman – MamaMia, Co-founder and content director


14) Olivia Wirth – Qantas, Group executive, brand, marketing & corporate affairs

15) Tina Walsberger – Sydney Festival, Head of marketing & customer service


16) Alice Manners – IAB Australia, CEO

Alice Manners

17) Aimee Buchanan – OMD, managing director

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18) Kathryn Carter – News Corp Australia, NSW sales director


19) Cathy O’Connor – NOVA Entertainment, CEO

Cathy O'Connor

20) Esther Carlsen – Xaxis Australia, General manager

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21) Deanne Weir – Chair of Hoodlum, Chair of WE Magazines Pty Ltd

22) Frances-Anne Keeler – Tourism Australia, Deputy CEO


23) Virginia Hyland – Hyland Media, Founder and principal

Virginia Hyland

Virginia Hyland

24) Carolyn Bolacci – SIZMEK, Vice president, global accounts (APAC)


25) Marina Go – Bauer, General manager, Hearst-Bauer Media , plus Chair of Wests Tigers

Marina Go

26) Robyn Foyster –, Publisher


27) Sunita Gloster – AANA, CEO

Sunita Gloster

28) Chantal Walker – Foxtel, Director customer & loyalty marketing

Chantal Walker

29) Ellie Rogers – Facebook, Head of agency

Ellie Rogers

30) Georgie Nichols – Carat, General manager

Georgie Nichols

Georgie Nichols

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