Judges

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Chair Of Judges

James Wildman

James joined Hearst UK as its President and CEO in April 2017 and has overall management responsibility for the company. He has worked in the media industry for over twenty years and has a wealth of experience transforming media companies. James joined Hearst from Trinity Mirror where he was Chief Revenue Officer from 2014 with responsibility for all commercial revenue across the group. He led the commercial teams through transformational change and Trinity Mirror won Campaign magazine’s ...

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Meet The Judges

Alex Hole

Alex HoleVice President, Samsung Ads Europe

Alex is Vice President at Samsung Ads, Europe. Alex joined Samsung Electronics Europe from Amazon in September 2017. He is responsible for growing...

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Ben Clissitt

Ben ClissittManaging Editor, i

Managing Editor of I. Formerly Executive Editor at Telegraph and Head of Sport at Telegraph and The Guardian.

Brendan Judge

Brendan JudgePlanning Director, Bridge Studio, News UK

As someone who has worked in media since 1995 and spent the next decade in variety of planning and strategy roles for agencies like Starcom, Zenit...

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David McMurtrie

David McMurtrieHead of Publishers UK/IE, Google UK Ltd.

David has a long career working in media, encompassing TV, Print and Digital. He spent ten years at MediaCom where he was Director of Interna...

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Emma Callaghan

Emma CallaghanSales Director, Reach Solutions

Emma began her career at PHD as a press planner and buyer working on a number of accounts across the retail, travel, electronics and luxury se...

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Grant Feller

Grant FellerDirector, GF Media

A storytelling consultant for brands and senior executives, Grant has worked in the media for 30 years. A former newspaper executive and start-up ...

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Imogen Clements

Imogen ClementsFounder and Publishing Editor of MANOR Magazine

Imogen Clements is Founder and Publishing Editor of MANOR Magazine, a premium regional title for the South West. She began her career writing cons...

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James Cheetham

James CheethamGlobal Media Director, Avon

After ten years at various agencies James moved client-side to run the ATL for Currys PC World. Here he drove increased ROI by moving from a blunt two...

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Jayesh Rajdev

Jayesh RajdevEMEA Vice President, Brand Solutions

Jay's role in the Videology leadership team is to lead direct relationships with UK and global advertisers and their media agencies. Jay works clo...

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Maria Reyes

Maria ReyesMarketing Director, Bauer Media

A digital marketing expert, Maria has been the Marketing Director for Bauer Media since 2016. She’s a spirited marketing leader, unbreakable...

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Natalie Bell

Natalie BellManaging Director, Manning Gottlieb OMD

As Managing Director of Manning Gottlieb OMD, Natalie is responsible for the strategic direction of the agency, its capabilities and what it d...

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Nelly Gocheva

Nelly GochevaGlobal Editorial Director, T Brand Studio, The New York Times

As the global head of editorial for T Brand Studio, The New York Times's in-house creative agency, Nelly oversees multimedia content and b...

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Steve Goodman

Steve GoodmanFormer Managing Director at GroupM for Print Trading

Steve has worked in the industry for over 36 years, having started at The Media Business, and latterly working for WPP’s media investment ma...

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Zoe Jones

Zoe JonesMarketing & Insight Director

Zoe Jones is Digital Cinema Media’s (DCM) Marketing & Insight Director. She joined in October 2012 and has since been responsible for shaping brand ...

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