Radio Mercury Awards Set Judging Panel For Final Round
January 15, 2015 at 2:43 PM (PT)
The RADIO MERCURY AWARDS announced the final round judging panel for the 24th ANNUAL AWARDS, representing radio's top advertising categories, including automotive, communications, financial services, packaged goods, OTC, retail, spirits and quick serve restaurants.
The jury, drawn together with the help of Chief Judge JIM ELLIOTT and incoming Global Chief Creative Officer ARNOLD WORLDWIDE, comprises thought leaders from across the country, across all sized markets and diverse audiences for some of radio's top spending advertising clients.
This year's judges include: LATINWORKS Chief Creative Officer SERGIO ALCOCER, W+K/PORTLAND Creative Dir. JUSTINE ARMOUR, BBDO Exec. Creative Dir. CHRIS BERESFORD-HILL, BARRETT/SF Partner/Creative Dir. PETE HARVEY, PEREIRA & O'DELL VP/Exec. Creative Dir. JAIME ROBINSON, CARMICHAEL LYNCH Exec/ Creative Dir./Sr. Partner MARTY SENN, DROGA5 Exec. Creative Dir. NIK STUDZINSKI and LEO BURNETT CHICAGO SVP/Creative Dir. CHRISTOPHER WARMANEN.
"This list of final-round judges represents a wide range of creative visionaries from across the country from continuous award-winning agencies," noted ELLIOTT. "Any creative will tell you that radio is a writer's medium and the most difficult to create. These exceptional creative thinkers have a passion and appreciation for radio writing and will ensure that the best of the best shine in JUNE."
"We feel hono.red and fortunate to have gathered a who's who of creative minds for this year's competition," said RADIO ADVERTISING BURREAU Pres./CEO and Chair of the RADIO CREATIVE FUND ERICA FARBER. "I know this group will help ensure the mission of the RADIO MERCURY AWARDS thrives in 2015, as we award the best creative audio commercials and campaigns over the past year."
The 2015 CALL FOR ENTRY is open for submissions, with a deadline of APRIL 6th. This year's awards event will take place in NEW YORK at LE POISSON ROUGE on JUNE 3rd. Prizes will be awarded in the AGENCY PRODUCTION, RADIO STATION PRODUCED, STUDENT, PSA, SPANISH LANGUASGE, CAMPAIGN, INNOVATION, INTEGRATED CAMPAIGN and BEST OF SHOW. For more information on the RADIO MERCURY AWARDS go to www.radiomercuryawards.com.