B&T Women In Media 2020 Awards On-Time Entries Close THIS Friday! Plus, Meet Your Judges!

B&T Women In Media 2020 Awards On-Time Entries Close THIS Friday! Plus, Meet Your Judges!

This is just a friendly reminder that the Women in Media Awards for 2020 are only a couple months away, Which means it’s time to get your ducks in a row as on-time entries are closing THIS FRIDAY!

Running for the eighth consecutive year and presented by the lovely Are Media yet again, B&T‘s Women in Media Awards will recognise exceptional women who’ve achieved astronomical success in the media and communications industry, which in COVID times is more important than ever.

So today, we’re calling on you, women in media, to submit your entries and show the world why you deserve to win such a prestigious award, because we know you do.

Entries in the 18 categories, which span the marketing, advertising and media industry, are open to women at any level of their business, from chief executive to new starters, and will be judged by a panel of top female executives.

We will also be awarding Woman of the Year – this will be chosen by B&T as being the most influential out of the field of entrants; as well a People’s Choice and Lifetime Achievement Award winners.

To get started on your (definitely award-winning) entry, click right here. But you better have it done fast, because entries will close Friday 21 August, at 5pm.

Here’s a refresher of the categories you can enter:

  1. Best Ad Campaign – Championing the Equality Cause
  2. Creative
  3. Creative Producer
  4. Employer
  5. Entrepreneur
  6. Journalist/Producer
  7. Male Champion of Change
  8. Marketing
  9. Media Buyer/Planner
  10. Mentor
  11. Public Relations
  12. Rising Star
  13. Strategy
  14. Tech
  15. Agency Sales/Account Management
  16. Media Sales/Account Management
  17. Executive Leader
  18. Social Change Maker 
  19. People’s Choice (via poll)
  20. Women of the Year (as chosen by B&T)
  21. Lifetime Achievement (as chosen by B&T)

Plus, meet your amazing judges!

Angela SmithAffinity
Aniya RoslanTribe
Anna O’Dea
Agency Iceberg & #LeadingLadies
Anny HavercroftVerizon Media
Ayaan MohamudImpact
Azadeh WilliamsAZK Media
Bec Brideson
BecBrideson.com: Gender-intelligence consultants
Bettina Pidcock
Caroline KrussTealium
Catherine RushtonMindshare
Chris Ernst
Dentsu Aegis Network
Clare Stewart-HunterGemba Group
Dom Hickey
DDB Group Australia
Donna GordonARN
Elle Bullensdwm
Emily YriPubMatic
Gaye SteelPharmaCare
Hannah SturrockThe Hallway
Ilda JamisonSpot X
Imoge HewittSpark Foundry
Jasmine Lansdell
The Works Sydney
Kath Blackham
Versa & Deepend
Keeva StrattonQuip
Kim McKay
Klick Communications
Lahnee WhiteSportsbet
Laura NiceOMD Australia
Laura AldingtonHost/Havas
Liz McKenzieCanva
Lizzie Young
Nine Entertainment Co.
Lorraine JokovicLOUD
Lu BorgesBMF
Maggie GastonMilk & Honey PR
Meredith Cranmer
Because Creative Experiences
Natalie HelmOne Green Bean
Nathalie Brady
M&C Saatchi Australia
Olia KrivtchounBlue 449
Rachael TownsleyQuantcast
Sally TobinXPO Brands
Sara LappageQMS
Sarah WyseWyse Women
Sarah BoulosBench Media
Sophie Hicks LloydNetwork Ten
Stefanie DiGianvincenzoRARE by Google
Sue SquillaceCarat ANZ
Vanessa LiellCommtract
Virginia HylandHYLAND
Viv Gibson ThomasThe contenders
Zeina KhodrPaper + Spark


Don’t be shy, be proud of your achievements! Submit your entry here.

You can also buy tickets to the event here, which will be held on Wednesday 28 October 2020, Doltone House Jones Bay Wharf.

And, if you’d like more information, head to this website.

Other key information 

On-time deadline: Friday 21 August 2020 (5pm AEST)

Late entries deadline: Friday 28 August 2020 (5pm AEST)

Shortlist announced: Wednesday 23 September 2020.

Thank you to all of our incredible sponsors for making the event possible! 


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