It’s Here! All The Incredible Winners From B&T’s Women In Media Awards 2020!

It’s Here! All The Incredible Winners From B&T’s Women In Media Awards 2020!
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Are Media and B&T couldn’t be more thrilled to congratulate the winners of this year’s Women in Media Awards.

It was the virtual celebration to end all virtual celebrations as hundreds of media professionals tuned in to watch 17 incredible industry leaders recognised for their phenomenal achievements in media over the last 12 months.

It’s always an honour to be recognised and awarded for your achievements, but arguably even more so during one of the most difficult and challenging periods humanity has experienced in recent memory. So, a hearty congrats to all our winners and all those shortlisted, too.

A total of 21 awards were handed out on the night, with VERSA Agency CEO and founder Kath Blackham scooping up a huge three awards, and taking out the title of Women of the Year. Meanwhile, Leo Burnett’s Susie Henry nabbed the Lifetime Achievement Award, and SpotX’s Ilda Jamison earned the People’s Choice Award.

See the full list of winners below, and stay tuned for another article with all the hot pics from the night!

Be sure to check out this online booklet featuring all our incredible winners, too! And re-watch all the action from the evening here.

Creative

Elle Bullen SDWM

Creative Producer

Monique Pardavi MAP OUT Creative Producers

Employer

OMD Australia

Entrepreneur

Kylie Merritt ausbiz

Journalist/Producer

Sherele Moody News Corp NewsRegional

Champion of Change

Stephanie Famolaro The Trade Desk

Marketing

Lisa Ronson Coles

Media Buyer/Planner

Georgina Leslie Atomic 212

Mentor

Kath Blackham Versa Agency

PR

Emma-Jane Granleese History Will Be Kind

Rising Star

Charlotte McLaverty The OTTO Empire

Strategy

Peita Pacey OMD Australia

Tech

Carolyn Bollaci Facebook

Agency Sales/Account Management

Belinda Drew Leo Burnett

Media Sales/Account Management

Diane Ho Network 10

Executive Leader

Kath Blackham Versa Agency

Social Change Maker

Jo de Fina The OTTO Empire

Best Ad Campaign – Championing the Equality Cause

GHO Sydney Commbank C’mon Aussie: Revisited

People’s Choice

Ilda Jamison SpotX

Woman of the Year

Kath Blackham Versa Agency

Lifetime Achievement

Susie Henry Leo Burnett Sydney

 

And, here’s our WIM Power List 2020

Big congrats to Melanie Silva, managing director ANZ Google for coming in at number one! And congrats to all the final 30 on the list.

1
Melanie Silva—managing director ANZ, Google
2
Aimee Buchanan – OMD Australia
3
Fiona Johnston—CEO, UM Australia
4
Cathy O’Connor —CEO, Ooh!Media
5
Nicola Lewis—chief investment officer, GroupM
6
Suzanne Steele—MD, Adobe ANZ
7
Pip Marlow—CEO, Salesforce
8
Carolyn Bollaci—head of media ANZ, Facebook
9
Melissa Fein—CEO, Initiative
10
Angela Tangas – CEO Dentsu Australia & New Zealand
11
Ellie Rogers—head of agency, Facebook
12
Nickie Scriven—CEO, Zenith Media
13
Karen Halligan—Director, Media Value Advisory, KPMG
14
Sunita Gloster—Senior Advisor Accenture / UN Women Australia
15
Kimberlee Wells—CEO, TBWA Melbourne
16
Beverley McGarvey – ViacomCBS Australia & New Zealand Chief Content Officer & EVP
17
Katie Rigg-Smith—CEO, Mindshare
18
Tara Ford—chief creative officer, DDB
19
Lizzie Young—Managing Director – Local Markets & Group Marketing at Nine
20
Kim Portrate—CEO, ThinkTV
21
Lindsey Evans—founding partner and CEO, Special Group
22
Melinda Geertz—CEO, Leo Burnett Australia
23
Margie Reid—CEO/director, Thinkerbell/Decade of Action
24
Kathryn Carter—GM ANZ, SEA and HK, Snap Inc.
25
Sue Squillace—CEO ANZ, Carat
26
Priya Patel—MD, DDB Sydney
27
Kath Blackham—founder and CEO, VERSA
28
Jane Waterhouse—general manager, Are Media
29
Lara Brownlow—head of agency and channel sales ANZ, LinkedIn
30
Karly Leach—head of marketing, media and communications assurance, Deloitte

 

Finally, thank you to all the wonderful sponsors for this year’s Women in Media Awards, presented by Are Media. We couldn’t have done it without you!

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