30 Under 30 – The Shortlist Revealed!

30 Under 30 – The Shortlist Revealed!

While voting for the People’s Choice award for B&T’s 30 Under 30, presented by The Newspaper Works, has almost literally exploded with people exhausting their fingers with mouse clicking, our judges have been working tirelessly over the past few weeks to narrow down the 192 entries into a very attractive looking shortlist.

The 30 Under 30 Awards are on May 28, so make sure you grab your tickets here, right now. Early bird prices are available until May 15.

Check out the shortlist below for the six different categories. You can still vote for the People’s Choice award here.

Advertising and Design

Emily FieldBMF
Helen SimenicZoo Advertising
Giverny ReidCrown Group
Simon Fowler and Nicole HetheringtonBMF
Julia SheehanDDB
Adit WardhanaCornwell
Dave Biddle303Lowe
Ed HowleyBy All Means
Big Coin ProjectPaper Moose
Iain NealieGoogle
Sarah CunninghamM&C Saatchi
Jessica MatthewsJessica Matthews Design
Aisling SalmaggiBMF
Guy MarshallBashful
Hannah McElhinneyCyclone
Sam TatamOgilvy
Neil DuncanLeo Burnett
Christian ToughDDB



Lauren MoloneyNews Corp
Hayley RoseIsobar
Nicole HedemannRazorfish
Tora BrophyBillabong
Sam PowerBMF
Ryan BeckUM Direct
Cyrus RafizadehElite Marketing
Kate GambleResolution Media
Dwayne BirtlesNews Corp
Tim ShelleyLeo Burnett
Megan AneyNova Entertainment
Jack McLarenOMD
Scott NolanDrifter
Mark TovbisVML
Steven ChristisonReprise Media
Kelly PaulisickSapientNitro


Marketing and PR

Bronte Tarn-WeirOgilvy
Jessica MinearOgilvy
Taryn WilliamsWINK Models
Rosheeni DobbieOPI
Lewis Shieldsn2n and Fuel Communications
Laura DouglasLaunch Group
Sarah ShieldsAccess PR
Amy Malpass HahnThe Communication Studio
Tanya Paolucci12WBT
Megan WinterLume Marketing
Heather MaranoHeather Marano Freelance Consulting
Rebecca GibbsMerivale
Michael KorjenBombora Technologies
Vuki VujasinovicSling & Stone
Evelyn BishopFacebook
Melody HyndmanMovember Foundation



Liz AndersonFacebook
Kim KertonNova Entertainment
Heather YoungVice
Michelle RowlingNews Corp
Zoe LassigNews Corp
Ben AllmanMCN
Tim LoveMCN
Winston SteningMCN
Jonathon BernardCollingwood Football Club
Lauren ButlerFairfax
Kate McMahonNine
Michael LevineLinkedIn
Melanie MahonyThe Sound Alliance
Jessica HunterDaily Mail Australia
Marta BonzaniniFacebook
Mark FergusonFacebook

Media Agency

Benjamin McInerneyMediaCom
Jeremy ClarkOMD
Sophie PaulinMedia Circus
James WainwrightMediaCom
Alexander ConcannonStarcom MediaVest Group
Jeremy McNamaraMediaCom
Arrian SavvasCarat
Sarah JenkinsCarat
Claire FennerAtomic212
Lachlan SweetMaxus
Sam RussellMediaCom
Andrew BurgerSwitched On Media
Allister HercusMEC
Nick ThomasMediaCom
Elyse FoleyIkon
Nick BauerMaxus


Grace TurtleMash Up
George Photios & George PappasG Squared Digital Marketing
Daniel RowlandsSpotXchange
Phillip OhrenMindshare
Jacob BurkeBest Group
Gina LednyakL&A Social Media
Simon WilliamsDentsu Aegis
Caleb BushGeorge P Johnson Experience Marketing
Rochelle CooperApolloNation
Melissa BlairThe Reputation Group
Tom RobinsonMediaCom
Venessa HuntYahoo7
David HickeyMeltwater
Tim CastleAstus
Matt GillingsPLAY Communications
Kylie BoydCity of Sydney


Massive thank you to all our judges who have had their heads to the grindstone, scrutinising the entrants.

Denis Mamo – Ursa Clememger

Matt Robinson – AnalogFolk

Kate Chaffer – CultureZone

Cassie Sacks – We-People

David Hovenden – B&T

Cyril Louis – Holler

Elissa Good-Omozusi – GroupM

Gaye Steel – Macleay College

Tim Addington – Tag PR

Lorraine Murphy – The Remarkables

Martin Cowie – OMD

Graham Christie – Big Mobile

Jeremy Knibbs – Wronghat Media

Chris Freel – Fairfax Media

Louise Higgins – Nova Entertainment

Carolyn Maloney – MAD People

Stewart Gurney – PHD

Ian Czencz – Match Media

Mark Frain – MCN

Heath Campanaro – Imagination

Julie Dormand – Mercerbell

Linda Wong – Media Federation

Norelle Goldring – GfK


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