Revealed! B&T Women In Media Awards 2019 Shortlist

Revealed! B&T Women In Media Awards 2019 Shortlist

The entries have been submitted and one of the biggest nights in the media industry is just around the corner. now … it’s time to reveal the B&T Women in Media Awards 2019 shortlist.

In just a few short weeks we’ll be celebrating a range of inspirational woman across the communications industry with a gala dinner and after-party to end all after-parties.

The caliber of entrants this year was higher than ever, but our judges have whittled down the list to the following outstanding women.

If you’re on the list (huge congrats), please make sure your name and company are spelled correctly. 

If you win, a trophy really won’t look as good if it doesn’t have the correct name on it. Please email with any changes.

B&T Women in Media Awards, presented by Bauer Media, will be held on Friday 23 August at Doltone House – Jones Bay Wharf. And a friendly reminder that if you’ve been shortlisted, you must buy a ticket to the event.

Without further ado – here is the 2019 B&T Women in Media Awards shortlist.

Agency sales/Account Management

Aisling Colley BMF
Annie Berntson GumGum
Caitlin  Lockie Town Square
Clara Tang The Royals
Kristie Thistlethwaite The Works
Mimi Cullen Storyation
Priyanka Patel The Royals

Best ad campaign

Back in the Game Leo Burnett
Walk Like a Woman Cummins and Partners

champion of change

Barry Dietrich Salesforce
Bec Brideson
Fleur Marks WPP AUNZ
John Steedman WPP AUNZ
Katherine Williams MediaCom
Kristy Camarillo The Royals
Lija Wilson Puffling
Martin Cowie OMD Australia
Paul McCrory Facebook
Scott Laird Initiative Media


Emily Field & Millicent Malcolm BMF
Emma Park Isobar
Helen James CHE Proximity
Lyn Clarke Town Square
Rikki Burns Meerkats
Sam Turley Mindshare
Samantha Cable Freelance
Sarah McGregor Cummins&Partners

creative producer

Anna Morris Town Square
Anna Reeves That Startup Show
Emma Metcalf Verizon Media
Jenny Crabb Sandbox
Katie Trew KING STREET at The Brand Agency
Lisa Omagari Junkee Media
Michelle Galluzzo The Precinct
Victoria Conners The Producers


OMD Australia
The Royals
The Enero Group
Thrive PR + Communications
Elevate Communication
Leo Burnett


Hannah Spilva LVLY
Anne Miles Suits&Sneakers
Bobbi Mahlab Mentor Walks and Mahlab agency
Chantal Abouchar The Studio Limited
Emma-Jane Granleese History Will Be Kind
Katrina McCarter Marketing to Mums
Lara Shannon Pooches at Play
Lauren Quaintance Storyation
Leilani Abels Thrive PR + Communications
Mimi Cullen Storyation

executive leader

Aimee Buchanan OMD Australia
Christina Aventi BMF
Imogen Hewitt Havas Media Group
Julie Dormand MercerBell
Leilani Abels Thrive PR + Communications
Leisa Bacon ABC
Melissa Fein Initiative Media
Melissa Wilson With her in mind network
Naomi Shepherd Facebook
Ruth Haffenden Daresay


Jan Fran SBS
Charu Menon Heckler
Clare Press Vogue Australia
Fleur Brown Launch Group
Lara Shannon Pooches at Play
Melinda Cornford Network 10
Melissa Shedden News Corp,
Nina Funnell News Corp
Rae Johnston Junkee Media
Sherele Moody News Corp


Catherine Bowe Facebook
Jocelin Abbey Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Julie Nestor eBay Australia
Katrina McCarter Marketing to Mums
Kristy Emmanouil Snapchat
Melanie Dooley Tritium
Rachael Townsley Quantcast
Sarah Sorrenson Diageo
Serena Leith Spotify
Suzanne Morrison Mars Wrigley
Zoe Cocker Verizon Media

media buyer/planner

Francesca Guterres Scout
Philippa Noilea Tani Wavemaker

media sales/account management

Brodie Ollington Multi Channel Network
Hannah Cooper Quantcast
Jo Barton Nine
Maryanne O’Sullivan Southern Cross Austereo
Sarah Lattouf Multi Channel Network
Rachael Doherty  Facebook


Angela Haydon oOh! Media
Anna Karena CX Lavender
Holly  Gerard oOh!media
Jo Gaines Salesforce
Judi Van Omme Initiative Media
Karla Henwood Squeak E Clean Studios
Keryn Nossal Fancy Films
Lisa Sheehan Incite Consulting Pty Ltd
Melinda  Geertz Leo Burnett Australia
Rachel Corbett Mamamia
Sarah McGregor Cummins and Partners

public relations

Azadeh Williams AZK Media
Elly Hewitt Alt/Shift + Light Year Productions
Emma-Jane Granleese History Will Be Kind Pty Ltd
Jo Scard Fifty Acres
Kasi  Reynolds Sling & Stone
Leilani Abels Thrive PR + Communications
Rebecca  Gibbs Example
Samantha Dybac The PR Hub
Sophie Paterson Spotify

rising star

Amy Chandler Zoos South Australia
Charlotte Berry UM Sydney
Chelsea Heilemann Foxtel
Emily  Cook Team Red, WPP AUNZ
Emmalee Fagerstrom Verizon Media
Lydia Burrows Isobar
Marina Vasilieva Host / Havas
Michelle  Canning Cummins&Partners
Remi Baker PHD
Soraya Calavassy Neon Black
Tyla Harrington The Riverine Herald

social change maker

Bec Brideson WomenWithAgency and
Bobbi Mahlab Mentor Walks
Chantal Abouchar The Studio Limited
Fiona Chilcott The Enero Group
Jo Scard Fifty Acres
Laura  Clarke The Palau Legacy Project
Malinda Wink Good Pitch Australia & Shark Island Institute
Nina Funnell News Corp and End Rape On Campus Australia
Rachel Troy UnLtd
Samantha Hollier-James oOh!media


Bel Harper oOh!media
Danni Wright Carat
Hollie Lowe Quantcast
Melanie  Lindquist oOh!media
Melanie Johnstone Splendid Suggestions
Michaela Futcher The Royals
Remi Baker PHD


Flaminia Sapori Cadreon
Jocelyn Hunter BENCH PR
Johanna Grahn dataxu
Liz Baldwin Network 10
Mary Saba Seven West Media
Olga Goncharova Bench
Raen  Waghorn Hughes Junkee Media
Sandra Wee the Trade Desk
Sarah Morgan Big Mobile
Sian Whitnall OMD Australia



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