B&T’s Women In Media Awards 2017 Winners Revealed!

B&T’s Women In Media Awards 2017 Winners Revealed!

Approximately 600 industry representatives donned their glad rags and rocked up to Royal Randwick Racecourse in Sydney tonight to celebrate the best and brightest females that the industry has to offer.

In a fitting follow-on from the inaugural 3% Conference Australasia yesterday, B&T‘s Women in Media Awards saw three new categories added this year: Male Champion of Change, Best Ad Campaign and Creative Producer. 

Congrats again to all of the shortlisted candidates for this year’s awards, and of course to our winners, with special shout outs to Women in Media Power List winner Nicole Sheffield (News Corp), Woman of the Year Imogen Hewitt (Havas Media), Lifetime Achievement award winner Julia Zaetta (Pacific Magazines) and People’s Choice winner Alison Cole (GrooveQ Sydney). 

See the full list of winners from the Women in Media Awards, as well as the Power List, below: 

Women in Media Awards 2017

Category Name Company 
Best Ad Campaign ANZ’s push for an Equal Future TBWA\Melbourne 
Best Ad Campaign Redefine Women Host 
Creative Carmela Soares Isobar Australia 
Creative Producer Jo de Fina The OTTO Empire 
Employer  OMD Australia 
Entrepreneur Susannah George The Urban List 
Journalist/Producer Jodi Boylan KEO Films Australia 
Male Champion of Change Chris Howatson CHE Proximity Australia 
Marketing Elaine Herlihy PayPal Australia 
Media Planner/Buyer Sue Squillace Spark Foundry 
Mentor Aimee Buchanan OMD Australia 
PR Jo Scard Fifty Acres – The Communications Agency 
Rising Star Olivia Warren Initiative 
Sales/Account Manager Naomi Gorringe Clemenger BBDO Melbourne 
Strategy Imogen Hewitt Havas Media Group Australia 
Tech Taryn Williams theright.fit 
People’s Choice Alison Cole GrooveQ Sydney 
Lifetime Achievement Julia Zaetta Pacific Magazines 
Woman of the Year Imogen Hewitt Havas Media Group Australia 

 

Women in Media Power List 2017

  1. Nicole Sheffield – chief digital officer, News Corp Australia
  2. Tracey Fellows – chief executive, REA Group
  3. Annie Parker – interim CEO, Fishburners/ director, Code Club Australia
  4. Deanne Weir – managing director of content aggregation and wholesale, Foxtel
  5. Cathy O’Connor – chief executive, NOVA Entertainment
  6. Aimee Buchanan – chief executive, OMD Australia
  7. Melinda Geertz – CEO, Leo Burnett Australia
  8. Jodie Sangster – chief executive, ADMA
  9. Katie Rigg-Smith – CEO, Mindshare
  10. Kimberlee Wells – CEO, TBWA\Melbourne
  11. Emily Perrett – managing director, Clemenger BBDO Sydney
  12. Edwina McCann – editor-in-chief, Vogue Australia (News Corp)
  13. Ellie Rogers – head of agency relationships, Facebook
  14. Ita Buttrose – co-host, Studio 10 (Ten Network)/ managing director, Chief Executive Women
  15. Vittoria Shortt – group executive of marketing and strategy, Commonwealth Bank
  16. Joe Pollard – CMO and group executive  of media, Telstra
  17. Olivia Wirth – group executive of brand marketing and corporate affairs, Qantas
  18. Inese Kingsmill – CMO, Virgin Australia
  19. Kim Portrate – CEO, ThinkTV
  20. Lauren Williams – CEO, CarsGuide.com.au
  21. Lorraine Jokovic – chief executive, LOUD
  22. Kirsty Muddle – founding partner, Cummins&Partners
  23. Virginia Hyland – founder and principal, HM Communication Group
  24. Sunita Gloster – chief commercial and strategy officer, Ten Network
  25. Jackie Frank – general manager, Pacific Magazines
  26. Mia Freedman – co-founder and creative director, Mamamia
  27. Nicole Byers – editor-in-chief, Australian Women’s Weekly (Bauer Media)
  28. Dee Madigan – executive creative director, Campaign Edge
  29. Suzie Blinman – chief commercial and corporate development Officer, Multi Channel Network
  30. Bec Brideson – director, Bec Brideson (consulting)/ founder and executive creative director, Venus Comms 

And as always, we couldn’t have put on the Women in Media Awards without our awesome sponsors:

Women in Media Awards 2017 sponsor block

 




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