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It’s Back! B&T’s Women In Media Power List Nominees For 2019!

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The 2019 B&T Women in Media Awards are just a few months away, which means we need your help with our Women in Media Power List. That means if you’re a powerful, trailblazing, inspirational woman, we want you!

UPDATE: Nominations now closed. 

There are plenty of inspiring, talented and trailblazing women in the media industry.

So to make it a little easier, we’ve searched far and wide and come up with a list of the best of the best nominees for our 2019 Power List.

We’ve got over 200 amazing women – but if you think anyone’s missing, drop her name in the comments section below! And if you think you’re missing from the list, make sure you let us know too.

Once we have all the names, we’ll throw it over to our judges to select their top picks. Only 30 women will make our 2019 Power List (but every woman in media is powerful, nonetheless!)

You don’t have to be a C-suite woman to be on this list, or to top it! Our judges will just be looking for ways you are both influential and powerful in the industry.

If you think that’s you or someone you know! Comment away. But before you do, check this long list of amazing women first.

  1.  Anny Havercroft – director of brand and marketing, Verizon Media
  2. Adriana Colaneri – managing director, The Story Lab
  3. Adriane McDermott – head of marketing, Seafolly
  4. Aimee Buchanan – CEO, OMD Australia
  5. Aisling Finch – director of marketing, Australia and NZ, Google
  6. Allana May – CMO, Shaver Shop
  7. Aleisha McCall – founder & CEO, Ultimate Edge Communications
  8. Alex Noonan – acting editor and content director, InStyle
  9. Alexandra Sloane – head of marketing ANZ, Facebook
  10. Alexandra Aguire-Tully – CMO Airtasker
  11. Alexandra Melville – media manager, Deloitte Digital
  12. Alexi Baker – director of strategy & corporate development, Nine Entertainment Co.
  13. Alice Bradbury – general manager, marketing, The Australian
  14. Amanda Connors – General Manager of Marketing and Executive Director, endota spa
  15. Amanda Johnston-Pell – CMO IBM Australia
  16. Amanda Laing, Consultant, Foxtel and FOX SPORTS
  17. Amy Sinclair – editor, New Idea Food
  18. Ana Bacic – head of marketing, Network Seven
  19. Angela Morris – Chief Strategy Officer, J. Walter Thomson
  20. Angela Neville – GM & sales director Brisbane, Network 10
  21. Angie Bradbury – founder and managing director, Dig+Fish
  22. Ann Nolan – co-founder and chief strategy officer, Snobal
  23. Anna Fawcett – executive producer, Filmgraphics
  24. Anna Karena – chief creative officer, CX Lavender
  25. Anna Reeves – co-founder and CEO, That Startup Show
  26. Annabelle Herd – chief operating officer, Network 10
  27. Annie Parker – director, Code Club Australia/global head of startups, Microsoft
  28. Bec Brideson – founder and executive creative director, Venus Comm/Bec Brideson
  29. Bec Brown – Founder & MD The Comms Department
  30. Belinda Jennings – founder and CEO, Mum Central
  31. Belinda Murray – managing director, BWM Dentsu Melbourne
  32. Belinda Thornton – head of homes and food, Pacific Magazines
  33. Bettina Pidock – CMO and chief customer officer, QBE Insurance
  34. Beverley McGarvey – chief content officer, Network 10
  35. Bobbi Mahlab – managing director, Mahlab/co-founder, Mentor Walks
  36. Bodhi Mary Hunter – founder and managing editor, The Good Guide
  37. Brodee Myers-Cooke – editor-in-dhief,
  38. Brodie Ollington – group business director, MCN
  39. Bronwyn Powell, marketing director Mars Food Australia
  40. Bridget Fair, CEO of Free TV Australia
  41. Cally Scivetti – Brand Solution Strategist, Google
  42. Camille Baumann – CMO Avanade
  43. Carla Webb-Sear – chief financial officer, Network 10
  44. Carmela Soares – Clemenger Melbourne
  45. Carolyn Bendall – head of marketing, ANZ Bank
  46. Carolyn Bollaci – head of agency, Australia, Facebook
  47. Caroline McLaughlin – Managing Director of DDI

  48. Carrie Barker – CEO and partner, the projects*
  49. Cassie Gilbert – director of sales ANZ, Spotify
  50. Catherine Rushton –Head of Strategy, Mindshare
  51. Catherine Anderson Chief customer officer, Powershop Australia
  52. Catherine Krantz – head of operational performance, Carat Melbourne / head of diversity and inclusion, Dentsu Aegis Network
  53. Cathy O’Connor – CEO, NOVA Entertainment
  54. Charmaine Moldrich – chief executive, Outdoor Media Association
  55. Chiquita King – former managing partner, DDB
  56. Christina Aventi – executive planning director, BMF
  57. Christine Middap – editor, The Weekend Australian Magazine
  58. Christine Seib – chief communications officer, Starts At 60
  59. Claire Bradley – editorial director, SUDDENLY (news corp)
  60. Claire Butterworth – chief investment officer, MediaCom
  61. Claire Salvetti – managing director, One Green Bean
  62. Clare Cahill – APAC head of experience marketing, Adobe
  63. Clare Press  – Sustainability Editor-at-Large, Vogue Australia
  64. Corrie McLeod – CEO, Hello Espresso
  65. Danielle Lewis – CEO & Founder,
  66. Deanne Weir – Chairman, Hoodlum
  67. Dee Madigan – executive creative director, Campaign Edge
  68. Diane Ho – Sydney sales director, Network 10
  69. Donna Hay – founder, Donna Hay Pty Ltd
  70. Edwina McCann – editor-in-chief, Vogue Australia
  71. EJ Granleese – founder, History Will Be Kind
  72. Elaine Herlihy – CMO, Paypal
  73. Elizabeth Baker – head of investment, Zenith Sydney
  74. Elizabeth Beverley – centralised trading NGBM, MCN
  75. Elizabeth Fox – director, Google Marketing Solutions, AUNZ
  76. Elizabeth Meryment – owner, Local Publishing Co
  77. Ella Ward – client services director, Saatchi & Saatchi
  78. Ellie Rogers – head of agency Sales AU Facebook
  79. Elly Hewitt – managing director at Alt/Shift and Light Year Productions
  80. Emily Dawe – senior marketing manager, PayPal
  81. Emily Murren – national brand manager, Domain
  82. Emily Perrett – managing director, Clemenger BBDO
  83. Emily Sweet – group editor digital, ACM
  84. Emily Taylor – editor, InStyle
  85. Emma Bannister – CEO and founder, Presentation Studio
  86. Emma Fawcett – managing director, SME, News Corp Australia
  87. Emma Hill – executive creative director, M&C Saatchi Melbourne
  88. Emma Jensen – head of virgin mobile, Optus
  89. Emma Lo Russo – CEO and co-founder, Digivizer
  90. Emma Nolan – editor-in-chief, New Idea
  91. Emma Triggs – founder and MD, The M Agency
  92. Erin Davis – marketing and communications director, JLL
  93. Essie Wake – CMO, JCDecaux
  94. Esther Carlsen – commercial director, Bench
  95. Esther Clerehan – owner Clerehan
  96. Eugenie Kelly – editor-in-chief, Harper’s Bazaar
  97. Eva Ross – CMO, Sendle
  98. Fern Canning-Brook – managing director, Edelman
  99. Fabrizia Roberto – chief growth officer, Youi Insurance
  100. Fiona Johnston – CEO, UM Australia
  101. Fiona Lang – COO, BBC Studios ANZ
  102. Fiona (Nicol) Lake – CMO, Allianz Retire+
  103. Fiona Nilsson, lifestyle director, News Life Media
  104. Fiorella Di Santo – COO, Medium Rare
  105. Flaminia Sapori – partnerships director, Cadreon
  106. Gab Merrick – managing director, Carat Brisbane
  107. Gabrielle Sigelski – co-owner & director, Stellar
  108. Gaby Howard – founder & CEO, Flaunter
  109. Gayle Tomlinson – head of audience, Australian Community Media
  110. Gemma Fordham –  head of content, Hit Network
  111. Gemma Hunter – global executive creative director, Mediacom
  112. Genevieve Clay-Smith – co-founder and creative director, Taste Creative/co-founder and CEO of Bus Stop Films
  113.  Genevieve Taubman Campbell – co-founder and MD of The Mint Partners
  114. Georgi Pell – General Manager, News With Her In Mind Network
  115. Georgie Nichols – Sydney sales director, Seven Network
  116. Georgie Pownall – managing director, McCann Worldgroup
  117. Gina Lednyak – founder and managing director, L&A Social Media
  118. Dr. Grace Liu – CEO, Reprise Digital
  119. Hayley Cole – co-owner & director, Stellar
  120. Helen McCabe – digital content director, Nine Entertainment
  121. Helen Trinca – managing editor, The Australian
  122. Helena Snowdon – founder & director, Single Fin Consulting
  123. Holly Ransom – CEO, Emergent
  124. Holly Stephens – CMO,
  125. Ilda Jamison – Country Manager ANZ, Oracle
  126. Imogen Hewitt – Group Managing Director, Havas
  127. Ita Buttrose – Chair, ABC
  128. Jacinta Whitehead – Director of marketing, Mattel
  129. Jackie Frank – Be Frank Group
  130. Jacqueline Mooney – editor, Australian Women’s Health
  131. Jacqui Abbott – managing director, Pulse (OPR Agency)
  132. Jacquie Potter – chief growth officer, OPR Agency
  133. Jamila Rizvi – editor-at-large, Nine’s Future of Women
  134. Jane Geraghty – CEO, Landor
  135. Jane King – head of marketing, Val Morgan Outdoor
  136. Jane Palfreyman – director of marketing, SBS
  137. Jane Power – chief marketing and customer officer, BUPA
  138. Jane Sullivan – managing director, Brisbane, Wavemaker
  139. Jane Waterhouse – general manager Story54, Bauer Media
  140. Janet Cameron – Grant Broadcasters
  141. Jayne Andrews – Director of Marketing, Carnival Cruise Line Australia
  142. Jee Moon – VP Marketing, AMEX Asia Pacific
  143. Jenni Dill – CMO, McDonalds Australia
  144. Jennifer Spilsbury – Editor, The Cairns Post
  145. Jenny Williams – CMO,
  146. Jill Manester – head of strategy, M&C Saatchi Melbourne
  147. Jo Clasby – Sydney sales director, Multi Channel Network
  148. Jo Scard – Fifty Acres
  149. Joan Warner – CEO, Commercial Radio Australia
  150. Joanne Crawford – group content editor, ACM
  151. Joanne Gray – editor, BOSS (Australian Financial Review)
  152. Jocelin Abbey – head of marketing, ABC
  153. Joe de Fina – The OTTO Empire
  154. Josie Brown – Chief Insights and Marketing Officer, Tennis Australia
  155. Judy Sahay – founder and managing director, Crowd Media Group
  156. Julia Laycock – head of marketing, 7-Eleven
  157. Julia Zaetta – editor, Better Homes and Gardens
  158. Julie Dormand – CEO, Mercerbell
  159. Julie Nestor – CMO, eBay Australia & New Zealand
  160. Justine Mills – director of media, Deloitte Digital
  161. Karen Ganschow – GM of consumer marketing & strategy NAB doesn’t work for NAB anymore
  162. Karen Halligan – director customer, brand and marketing advisory, KPMG
  163. Karen Madden – Group Marketing Director at Nine Entertainment Co.
  164. Karly Leach – managing director, Wavemaker
  165. Karrine Brannigan – senior VP & CMO marketing, DELL Technologies Asia Pacific & Japan
  166. Kasi Reynolds – global head of consumer, Sling & Stone
  167. Kate de Brito – editor-in-chief,
  168. Kate Massey – CMO JCurve
  169. Kate McClymont – investigative journalist, Sydney Morning Herald
  170. Kate O’Ryan Roeder – managing director, Mindshare Sydney
  171. Kate Sterling – group managing director, DDB
  172. Kath Blackham – Founder of Deepend and Versa
  173. Katherine Williams – Brisbane MD, Mediacom

  174. Katharine Murphy – political editor, The Guardian
  175. Kathleen Waite – general manager, operations, Genea
  176. Kathryn Carter – general manager, Snap
  177. Kathryn Scott – director, Scout Management
  178. Kathy Glavas – head of health, Pacific Magazines
  179. Kathy Lipari – Executive Editor News 360, News Corp Australia
  180. Katia Loisel – founder and CEO, The Love Destination
  181. Katie Finney – director of program partnerships, Seven Network
  182. Katie Firth – managing director, Melbourne, WhiteGrey
  183. Katie McGrath – group executive HR, Seven West Media
  184. Katie-Jane Michael – national head of business development, Reprise Digital
  185. Katie Rigg-Smith – CEO, Mindshare
  186. Katie Trew – executive producer, King Street
  187. Katrina McCarter – CEO, Marketing to Mums
  188. Katrina Strickland – editor, Good Weekend
  189. Katy Elliott – head of trading, MCN
  190. Kaz Scott – chief strategy officer, OPR Agency
  191. Keelin Cherry – performance media manager, Bohemia Group
  192. Kellie Northwood – CEO at The Real Media Collective / CEO, Australasian Catalogue Association
  193. Kelly Noble – owner & CEO, Glam Adelaide
  194. Kelly Price – general manager marketing, Spotlight Retail Group
  195. Kerri Elstub – digital editorial director, Nine Entertainment Co.
  196. Kerrie McCallum – Editor-in-Chief, delicious.
  197. Kerry Field – managing director, Mindshare Melbourne
  198. Keshnee Kemp – editor & content director, WHO Magazine
  199. Kieran Moore – CEO (PR and PA), WPP AUNZ
  200. Kim McKay – Klick Communications
  201. Kim Portrate – CEO, Think TV
  202. Kim Treasure – managing editor, Fairfax Media NSW
  203. Kimberlee Wells – CEO, TBWA Melbourne
  204. Kimberley Furness – founder & editor, OAK Magazine
  205. Kirsten Gallito – editor in chief, QANTAS Media
  206. Kirsty Dagnall – Senior Account Manager, McCorkell & Associates
  207. Kirsty Muddle – founding partner, Cummins&Partners
  208. Kirsty Thomson – executive producer, 60 Minutes
  209. Kristin Carlos – Head of Digital and Entertainment at Qantas
  210. Kylie Rogers – GM Commercial AFL
  211. Lama Tayeh – founder and CEO, Lulumpr
  212. Lara Brownlow – head of agency, LinkedIn
  213. Lara Thom – CMO, Guzman y Gomez
  214. Laura Jayes – political reporter and NewsDay Anchor, Sky News
  215. Lauren Joyce – national strategy director, Australian Radio Network
  216. Leanne Cartwright-Bradford – Head of Audible Australia and New Zealand
  217. Leigh Sales – 7.30 Report, the ABC
  218. Leisa Bacon – director audience, ABC
  219. Liesa Newland – head of trading Intelligence, GroupM
  220. Linda Smith – editor, that’s life!
  221. Leilani Abels – founder and managing director of Thrive PR
  222. Lenore Taylor – editor, The Guardian
  223. Lesley Edwards – CEO, IKON Australia
  224. Lisa Bjorksten – founder and director, The Digi Collective
  225. Lisa Davies – editor, Sydney Morning Herald
  226. Lisa Muxworthy –  editor,

  227. Lisa Omagari – Creative Studio Director, Junkee
  228. Lisa Squillace – national sales director, Network 10
  229. Lisa Sutton Gardener – founder & CEO, Enigma Communications
  230. Lisa Watts – CEO, The Conversation
  231. Lisa Wilkinson – The Project, Ten
  232. Liv Geen – national head of investment, Mindshare
  233. Liz Baldwin – general manager digital, Network 10
  234. Liz Deegan – general manager corporate affairs & relationships, News Corp Australia
  235. Liz Deep-Jones – journalist and producer at NITV/ SBSTV 
  236. Liz Attia – head of marketing 13CABS
  237. Liz Walden – owner/director, WaldenWood Group
  238. Lizzie Young – managing director – commercial partnerships, Nine
  239. Loren Bartley – CEO, Impactiv8
  240. Lorraine Jokovic – chief executive officer, LOUD
  241. Louisa Hatfield – group content and brand director, Pacific Magazines
  242. Louise Barrett – managing director sales, News Corp
  243. Lucy Trengove – senior producer, Saatchi & Saatchi
  244. Lynn Poole – managing director, The Brand Pool
  245. Mandi Gunsberger – founder and CEO, Babyology
  246. Mandi Wicks – director, audio & language content, SBS
  247. Margie Reid – managing partner, Thinkerbell Pty Ltd
  248. Maria Grivas – chief data and technology officer, UM
  249. Martine Jager – chief digital and marketing officer Westpac
  250. Maureen Jordan – owner & CEO, Switzer Media & Publishing
  251. Maryana Fewster – CEO, Seven West Media Western Australia
  252. Megan Brownlow – partner PwC
  253. Mei-ling Billing – managing director, Metropolis

  254. Meisha Hill – general manager, Junkee Media
  255. Melanie De Souza – GM digital and marketing, Visit Victoria
  256. Melina Cruickshank – REA Group
  257. Melinda Cornford – executive editor,
  258. Melinda Geertz – CEO Australia, Leo Burnett
  259. Melissa Fein – CEO, Initiative Australia
  260. Melissa Overman – general manager, and WHIMN 

  261. Melissa Shedden – Editor, WHIMN

  262. Melissa Wilson – Executive Editor, Women’s Network
  263. Mia Freedman – co-founder and content director, Mamamia
  264. Michaela Futcher – head of strategy, The Royals
  265. Michelle Gunn – Editor, The Weekend Australian
  266. Michelle Holland – managing director, Ogilvy Sydney & Brisbane
  267. Mim Haysom – chief marketing officer, Suncorp
  268. Monique Macleod – chief marketing officer, Commonwealth Bank
  269. Monique Perry – Managing Director, Media & Sports, Nielsen
  270. Naomi Gorringe – General Manager, Leo Burnett
  271. Natalie Harvey – network sales director, Network Seven
  272. Natalie Taylor – national sales director, Blue Star WEB
  273. Nic Taylor – CEO, McCann
  274. Nickie Scriven – CEO, Zenith Australia
  275. Nicola Lewis – chief investment officer, GroupM
  276. Nicole Bence – commercial director, Pacific Magazines
  277. Nicole Boyd – chief client officer, MediaCom
  278. Nicole Byers – editor-in-chief, The Australian Women’s Weekly
  279. Nicole Hope – head of PR, Superdream
  280. Nicola Mansfield MD, Interbrand
  281. Nicole McInnes – CMO, OVO
  282. Nicole Milward – managing partner, Joy Agency
  283. Nicole Papoutsis – Head of marketing & brand, Genea
  284. Nicole Turley – consultant
  285. Nikki Briger – editor, Marie Claire
  286. Nikki Rooke – nation head of radio sales, Southern Cross Austereo
  287. Nikki Warburton – CMO, Audi Australia
  288. Nina Nyman – head of marketing and partnerships, UnLtd.
  289. Olivia Ruello – CEO, Business Chicks
  290. Olivia Wirth – group executive of brand, marketing and corporate affairs, Qantas
  291. Ophenia (Qiwan) Liang – director and co-founder, Digital Crew
  292. Philippa Noilea Tani – national head of investment, Wavemaker
  293. Pamela Cass – VP marketing, Asia-Pacific and Japan, VMWare
  294. Penny Fowler – chairman Herald & Weekly Times, New Corp Australia
  295. Penny Kaleta – National Sales & Partnerships Director, Nine
  296. Pip Arthur – CMO & Comms Director Microsoft Australia
  297. Pippa Leary –  commercial director, Nine
  298. Priya Patel – managing director, DDB
  299. Prue Cox – director of marketing solutions, LinkedIn
  300. Rachael Thornett – trade marketing manager, ACM
  301. Rachel Service – founder, Happiness Concierge
  302. Rachel Troy – head of social impact partnerships, UnLtd.
  303. Rae Johnston – editor, Junkee
  304. Raen Waghorn-Hughes – audience development manager, Junkee Media
  305. Rebecca Crawford – managing partner, OPR Agency
  306. Rebekah Horne – Apple
  307. Rebecca Shears – global CMO, OFX
  308. Rebecca Tos – CEO, Columbus
  309. Rebecca Ward – client services director, Saatchi & Saatchi
  310. Rebecca Wilson – founder & CEO, Starts At 60 and Travel At 60
  311. Renae Smith – CMO AIA Australia
  312. Renee Davidson – GM marketing & digital RACQ
  313. Renee Gangemi – head of marketing, TEDx Sydney
  314. Renee Hyde – Managing Partner CHE Proximity
  315. Renee Sycamore – general manager, newsamp, News Corp Australia
  316. Ricci Meldrum – regional group head, TBWA Melbourne
  317. Richenda Vermeulen – founder and director, Ntegrity
  318. Robi Stanton – vice president and general manager, Turner International
  319. Robyn Foyster – CEO, Foyster Media
  320. Rose Herceg – chief strategy officer, WPP AUNZ
  321. Ruth Allen – group director human resources, News Corp Australia
  322. Sally Kissane – managing director, Ogilvy Sydney
  323. Sally Wright – executive general manager, Medium Rare Content Agency
  324. Samantha Cunliffe – managing director ANZ, DWA Media
  325. Sandra Wee – director of client services
  326. Sara Lappage – chief marketing officer, QMS Media
  327. Sarah Adam-Gedge – Managing Director – Australia, Publicis Sapient

  328. Sarah Belle Murphy – General Manager Digital Operations & Publishing
  329. Sarah Burman – editor, Home Beautiful
  330. Sarah James – MD, Initiative Melbourne
  331. Sarah Keith – managing director, Publicis Media Exchange
  332. Sarah Tucker – head of marketing and communication, MCN
  333. Sarah Wyse – head, AFL Media Network
  334. Sarah Yassien – head of digital transformation, SBS
  335. Sarrah Le Marquand – editor-in-chief, Stellar magazine (NewsLife Media)/Founding editor, RendezView (NewsCorp Australia)
  336. Sasha Firth – Managing Partner DDB
  337. Serena Leith – director of marketing, Spotify Asia Pacific
  338. Sev Griffiths – National Commercial & Partnerships Director, Starcom
  339. Sharon Kenny – head of marketing and partnerships, BizCover
  340. Sharri Markson – national political editor, The Daily Telegraph
  341. Sharyn Smith – CEO/Founder, Social Soup

  342. Sheree Mutton – managing director, Reeton Media
  343. Shivani Maharaj – head of content & partnerships, Wavemaker
  344. Siobhan McKenna – Group Director – Broadcasting for News Corp Australia
  345. Sophie Madden – CEO, Media Federation of Australia
  346. Sophie Price – head of integrated strategy, M&C Saatchi Group
  347. Stacey Brown – chief financial officer, News Corp Australia
  348. Stacey Hicks – editor, Girlfriend
  349. Stephanie (Stevie) Douglas-Neal – Chief Client Officer, PHD
  350. Sue Squillace – founder, Spark Foundry
  351. Sunita Gloster – Chief Customer Officer, WPP AUNZ
  352. Susan Massasso – Global CMO A2 Milk Company
  353. Susan Searle – president, IDG Communications
  354. Susan Wood – head of publicity, Network Seven
  355. Susannah George – founder, The Urban List
  356. Susie Hogan – head of fashion and beauty, Pacific Magazines
  357. Suzanne Harman – GM marketing Simplot Australia
  358. Suzanne Morrison – marketing director, MARS Wrigley
  359. Suzanne Steele – managing director, ANZ Adobe
  360. Suzy Smiley – general manager, Apparent
  361. Sweta Mehra – CMO ANZ
  362. Tamalin Morton – general manager, Priceline Pharmacy
  363. Tamar Hovagimian – head of 10 Effect, Network 10
  364. Tamara Howe – CMO Kellogg Australia
  365. Tami Cunningham – group marketing manager, Blackmores
  366. Tania David – head of marketing & business development, Finecast
  367. Tanya Koppe – national head of digital, Mindshare
  368. Tara Ford – ECD, DDB Sydney
  369. Tara Jackson – Regional Head of People & Culture, VMLY&R
  370. Tara Mckenty – creative director (APAC), Google
  371. Taryn Williams – The Right Fit
  372. Teresa Sperti – CMO World Vision
  373. Therese Hegarty – director content rights & distribution, Seven West Media
  374. Toni Skaife – GM Melbourne & content business affairs, Network 10
  375. Tracey Fellows – Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer, REA Group
  376. Uma Oldham – head of group marketing, SBS
  377. Vanessa Liell – Group CEO MSL Herd
  378. Venessa Hunt – digital strategy & investment officer, GroupM
  379. Victoria Brennan – national head of technology platforms, Wavemaker
  380. Victoria Curro – Managing Director, LIDA
  381. Virginia Hyland – founder and principal, Hyland
  382. Wendy Gower – managing director, m2m Sydney

B&T‘s Women in Media Awards will be held on Friday 23 August 2019 at Doltone House – Jones Bay Wharf. Entries for B&T‘s Women in Media Awards are now open. Enter here. You can also buy tickets here, or read more here.


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  • Neil Shoebridge 3 years ago

    Bridget Fair, CEO of Free TV Australia, should be on the list!

  • Jane Hutton 3 years ago

    Leilani Abels, founder and Managing Director of independent PR agency Thrive. A PR industry trailblazer!

  • Ally McLean 3 years ago

    Rae Johnston, Editor of Junkee!

  • Kelsey Gamble 3 years ago

    Rae Johnston of Junkee is an absolute must for this list.

  • Mark Cochrane 3 years ago

    If you ask me Ella Ward, Rebecca Robertson and Lucy Trengove should all be on this wonderful list.

  • Nick Bayes 3 years ago

    Katie Trew, Executive Producer, King Street has got to be on the list!

  • Tyler Swartz 3 years ago

    Flaminia Sapori, Partnerships Director at Cadreon is missing

  • kylie 3 years ago

    Lisa Davies, Sydney Morning Herald Editor

  • Rochelle Burbury 3 years ago

    Katrina Strickland, editor, The Good Weekend

  • Rochelle Burbury 3 years ago

    Essie Wake, CMO, JCDecaux

  • Georgia Leathart 3 years ago

    Elizabeth Baker, Sydney Trading Director Zenith. Maya Richardson, Group Investment Director Zenith.

  • Romy Bradridge 3 years ago

    Hi Mark, would you be able to let me know what companies these amazing women are from? Then I’ll pop them right on the list!

  • Hannah Stenning 3 years ago

    Kirsty Thomson, Executive Producer of 60 Minutes and Kerry Elstub, Editor of Nine Honey should be on the list.

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  • Kim Treasure 3 years ago

    Gayle Tomlinson, Head of Audience, Australian Community Media

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  • Mark Cochrane 3 years ago

    Hi Romy,

    Ella, Rebecca and Lucy are part of our Saatchi & Saatchi Melbourne leadership team and should totally be on this great list.

  • Belinda Jennings 3 years ago

    Kelly Noble from Glam Adelaide is definitely one to put in the mix!

  • Karly Leach 3 years ago

    Justine Mills, Director. Brand, Creative & Media. Deloitte Digital.

  • Romy Bradridge 3 years ago

    Done! Thanks Belinda

  • Romy Bradridge 3 years ago

    Added! Thanks Karly

  • Renan Maluenda 3 years ago

    Alex Melville, Media Manager, Deloitte Digital

  • Ant Melder 3 years ago

    Chiquita King, awesome agency leader. Equally loved and respected by her team and her clients. One of the best operators in the creative industry!

  • Richard McGowan 3 years ago

    How about Grace Liu, CEO of Reprise Digital, which has 120 people specialising in full-service digital solutions – part of the IPG Mediabrands network.

  • Matt Nethery 3 years ago

    Maureen Jordan. CEO and Managing Director @ Switzer Media and Switzer Financial Group.

  • Trent Peppercorn 3 years ago

    Katie-Jane Michael: National Head of Business Development, throw your hat in the ring.

  • Romy Bradridge 3 years ago

    Done! Thanks Renan

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    Done! Thanks Ant

  • Romy Bradridge 3 years ago

    Done! Thanks so much Richard.

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    Done! Thanks Matt 🙂

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    Done! Thanks Trent 🙂

  • Adam Schaffer 3 years ago

    Kelly Price, CMO Spotlight Retail Group (Spotlight, Anaconda, Mountain Designs)
    Tamalin Morton, MD, Priceline Pharmacy

  • Romy Bradridge 3 years ago

    Thanks Adam! Both great additions.

  • Samuel Powell 3 years ago

    Katie-Jane Michael from Reprise. Operator!

  • Thanh Nguyen 3 years ago

    The amazing Julie Nestor, CMO at eBay Australia & NZ should definitely be on this list!

  • Jeremy Bierma 3 years ago

    Keelin Cherry from Bohemia / M&C Saatchi Group should be on the list! A powerful and talented performance manager and winner of the Google Performance Honours Awards. She just came back from an exclusive training at Google’s HQ in San Fran.

  • Ali Killaly 3 years ago

    Fabrizia Roberto – Chief Growth Officer at Youi Insurance

  • Thushanth Yogendrarajah 3 years ago

    Samantha Cunliffe, Managing Director, ANZ at DWA Media

  • Paul Den 3 years ago

    Lauren Joyce – National Strategy Director at ARN. Lauren definitely deserves to be on that list!

  • Simon Fitzgerald 3 years ago

    Natalie Taylor (IVE Group)

  • Romy Bradridge 3 years ago

    Done 🙂 Thanks Thanh

  • Romy Bradridge 3 years ago

    Added! Thanks for the suggestion Jeremy

  • Romy Bradridge 3 years ago

    Thank Ali, Fabrizia is officially added.

  • Brook Rutherford 3 years ago

    Katie McGrath – Group Executive Human Resources, Seven West Media
    Therese Hegarty – Director of Content and Rights, Seven Network
    Maryna Fewster – Chief Executive Officer, Seven West Media WA
    Nicole Bence – Strategy and Solutions Director, Pacific Magazines
    Natalie Harvey – National Sales Director Seven Network
    Georgie Nichols – Sydney Sales Director Seven Network
    Ana Bacic – Network Director Marketing, Seven Network

  • Romy Bradridge 3 years ago

    Done! Thanks Thushanth

  • Romy Bradridge 3 years ago

    Thanks Paul! Lauren is added.

  • Romy Bradridge 3 years ago

    Natalie is added, thanks Simon!

  • Brook Rutherford 3 years ago

    Katie Finney, Strategy and Solutions Director, Seven Network

  • Liz Baldwin 3 years ago

    Melinda Cornford, Executive Editor of should be on the list.

  • Jill T. 3 years ago

    Loren Bartley, CEO of Impactiv8 should absolutely be on the list!

  • Romy Bradridge 3 years ago

    Thanks Brook, Katie is added 🙂

  • Romy Bradridge 3 years ago

    Thanks Liz! Melinda is added 🙂

  • Romy Bradridge 3 years ago

    Consider it done!

  • Georgia Harman 3 years ago

    Elly Hewitt, Managing Director at Alt/Shift and Light Year Productions. Incredible leader of our Melbourne and Sydney-based agencies. Thank you!

  • Romy Bradridge 3 years ago

    Hi Brook, most of these Women are already on the list – but I’ll add the couple that aren’t 🙂

  • Romy Bradridge 3 years ago

    Done! Thanks Georgia

  • Scott Combes 3 years ago

    Karinne Brannigan should be on this list!
    Senior Vice President & CMO Marketing, Asia Pacific & Japan at DELL Technologies (now based out of Sydney)

  • Romy Bradridge 3 years ago

    Consider it done, thanks Scott

  • Tash Stoeckel 3 years ago

    Prue Cox – Director of Marketing Solutions at LinkedIn should also be on this list

  • Sudeshna Ghosh 3 years ago

    What about Kirsten Galliott, Editor in Chief of Qantas magazine/Travel Insider and Sally Wright, Executive GM of Medium Rare Content Agency?

  • Ricci Meldrum 3 years ago

    Names to add:
    1. Carolyn Bendall, Head of Marketing ANZ Australia (and responsible for some of the most awarded work in Australia).
    2. Ricci Meldrum, Regional Group Head, TBWA\Melbourne (driving the work for ANZ and twice B&T Mentor finalist).
    3. Emma Hill, ECD, M&C Saatchi Melbourne.
    4. Jill Manester, Head of Strategy, M&C Saatchi Melbourne.

  • Rosanna Iacono 3 years ago

    Nicola Mansfield, MD of Interbrand should also be on the list!

  • Julie Trell 3 years ago

    Holly Ransom, CEO Emergent

  • Christine Seib 3 years ago

    Rebecca Wilson, founder and CEO of Starts at 60 and Travel at 60. She’s representing Australia at the Startup World Cup in San Francisco this month!

  • Gretta Lloyd 3 years ago

    Christine Seib – Chief Communications Officer at Starts at 60.

  • Andy Segal 3 years ago

    Georgie Pownall, Managing Director of McCann Melbourne.

  • Ian James Grant 3 years ago

    Raen Waghorn-Hughes – Audience Development Manager @ Junkee Media is strong contender for this list.

  • Ian James Grant 3 years ago

    Meisha Hill – General Manager of Junkee Media should definitely be on this list.

  • Bala Walsh 3 years ago

    Sarah Tucker – Head of Marketing & Comms – MCN

    Jo Clasby – Sydney Sales Director – MCN

    Brodie Ollington – Group Business Director – MCN

    Elizabeth Beverley – Centralised Trading NGBM – MCN

    Katy Elliot – Head of Trading – MCN

  • Gayle Tomlinson 3 years ago

    Emily Sweet, Group Editor Digital, Australian Community Media;
    Kim Treasure, Managing Editor, NSW South
    Australian Community Media
    Joanne Crawford, Group Content Editor, Australian Community Media;
    Rachael Thornett, Trade Marketing Manager, Australian Community Media

  • Ahmed Salama 3 years ago

    Anna Reeves, CEO of That Startup Show

  • Emma Sharley 3 years ago

    Renee Gangemi (TEDx), Rachel Service (Happiness Concierge), Hayley Cole and Gabrielle Sigelski (Stellar)

  • Rose Powell 3 years ago

    Great list! Gaby Howard, founder and CEO of Flaunter should be on this list too.

  • Clementine Crowther 3 years ago

    Kasi Reynolds, Global Head of Consumer at Sling & Stone is a must as well.

  • Peter Chapman 3 years ago

    Lisa Sutton Gardner, Founder and CEO of Enigma Communications incorporating Enigma Media, Enigma Creative Agency and Enigma PR is a red hot contender.

  • Ashleigh Barrow 3 years ago

    Danielle Lewis, CEO & Co-founder at needs to be included!!!

  • Kimberley Furness 3 years ago

    Hi Romy, I’m being my own cheerleader – Kimberley Furness, founder + editor of OAK Magazine

  • Nikki Wirkerman 1 3 years ago

    Kathy Glavas – Head of Health, Pacific Magazines
    Susie Hogan – Head of Fashion and Beauty, Pacific Magazines
    Belinda Thornton – Head of Homes and Food, Pacific Magazines

  • Romy Bradridge 3 years ago

    Sorry for the delay – we’ve popped you up now 🙂

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