|By PR Newswire||
|March 21, 2014 11:00 AM EDT||
MCLEAN, Va., March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- USA TODAY and Gannett, official U.S. representatives to the 2014 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, today announced the U.S. jurors chosen to represent the American creative community at this year's Festival. The jurors chosen for this prestigious honor will judge more than 35,000 entries from all over the world. Jurors were selected based on a rigorous selection process and each jury contains an even balance of members from around the globe and from a representative spread of agencies, independents and networks.
As the official U.S. representative to the 61st Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, we are proud to celebrate the creative industry leaders that will represent our nation.
Following are the 2014 U.S. Cannes Lions Jury members:
- U.S. Branded Content & Entertainment Jurors:
President: Doug Scott, President and Founder, OgilvyEntertainment
Jennifer Golub, Executive Director of Content, Let There Be Dragons
Jon Hamm, Chief Creative and Innovation Officer, Momentum Worldwide
Brian O'Rourke, Executive Producer, Branded Entertainment, TBWA\Chiat\Day
Justin Wilkes, President, @radical.media
- U.S. Creative Effectiveness Jurors:
President: David Sable, Global Chief Executive Officer, Y&R
Michael Fassnacht, President, Draftfcb Chicago
Greg Lyons, VP Marketing, PepsiCo
- U.S. Cyber Jurors:
President: Susan Bonds, CEO & Co-Founder, 42 Entertainment
Joe Alexander, Chief Creative Officer, The Martin Agency
Drew Ungvarsky, Owner & Creative Director, Grow Interactive
- U.S. Design Jurors:
President: Karl Heiselman, Global Chief Executive Officer, Wolff Olins
Pum Lefebure, Co-Founder & Chief Creative Officer, Design Army
Alisa Wolfson, SVP, Group Design Director, Leo Burnett USA
- U.S. Direct Jurors:
Liz Ross, President, North America, BPN
Joy Schwartz, President, Havas Worldwide Chicago
- U.S. Film Jurors:
President: Amir Kassaei, Worldwide Chief Creative Officer, DDB Worldwide
Sue Anderson, Executive Creative Director, Crispin Porter + Bogusky
Pete Favat, Chief Creative Officer, Deutsch LA
- U.S. Film Craft Jurors:
President: Brian Carmody, Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Smuggler
Jenny Gad, Head of Integrated Production, Johannes Leonardo
- U.S. Innovation Jurors:
President: Tom Bedecarré, Chairman, AKQA and President, WPP Ventures
- U.S. Media Jurors:
President: Matt Seiler, Global Chief Executive Officer, IPG Mediabrands
Tara Abrams-Levine, US Director of Business Development, OMD
Lisa Donohue, Chief Executive Officer, Starcom USA
Colin Kinsella, Chief Executive Officer, North America, Mindshare
Andrew Lazzaro, Global Chief Brand Officer, OMD
Daryl Lee, Global Chief Executive Officer, Universal McCann
- U.S. Mobile Jurors:
President: Jaime Robinson, Executive Creative Director, Pereira & O'Dell
Stephanie Sarofian, Executive Director, Brand and Agency, InMobi
Angela Steele, Chief Executive Officer, Ansible Mobile
- U.S. Outdoor Jurors:
Jeff Kling, Chief Creative Officer, Fallon
- U.S. PR Jurors:
President: Renee Wilson, President, North America, MSLGROUP
Elise Mitchell, Chief Executive Officer, Mitchell Communications
- U.S. Press Jurors:
Danilo Boer, VP, Senior Creative Director, BBDO New York
Leslie Sims, EVP, Executive Creative Director, McCann
- U.S. Product Design Jurors:
Dan Formosa, Co-Founder, Smart Design
Dean Quinn, Design Consultant, Dean Quinn
- U.S. Promo & Activation Jurors:
President: Susan Credle, Chief Creative Officer, Leo Burnett USA
Debbi Vandeven, Global Chief Creative Officer, VML
- U.S. Radio Jurors:
Joshua Rabinowitz, SVP, Director of Music, Grey
- U.S. Titanium & Integrated Jurors:
Kevin Brady, Executive Creative Director, Droga5
Jacki Kelley, CEO North America & President, Global Clients, IPG Mediabrands
Gaston Legorburu, Worldwide Chief Creative Officer, SapientNitro
Tor Myhren, President, Worldwide Chief Creative Officer, Grey
Please note there may be additional jurors announced after this release as Cannes Lions confirms final selections. Please visit us at canneslions.usatoday.com for updates and to learn more about the Cannes Lions Festival, and to stay informed about U.S. jury members, U.S. Young Lions, and other related news.
Founded in 1954, the International Festival of Creativity is the world's leading celebration of creativity in communications. The Cannes Lions Awards are internationally recognized as the most prestigious international annual advertising and communications awards.
About USA TODAY
USA TODAY is a multi-platform news and information media company. Founded in 1982, USA TODAY's mission is to serve as a forum for better understanding and unity to help make the USA truly one nation. Through its unique visual storytelling, USA TODAY delivers high-quality and engaging content across print, digital, social and video platforms. An innovator of news and information, USA TODAY reflects the pulse of the nation and serves as the host of the American conversation – today, tomorrow and for decades to follow. USA TODAY, the nation's number one newspaper in print circulation with an average of nearly 1.8 million daily, and USATODAY.com, an award-winning newspaper website launched in 1995, reach a combined 6.6 million readers daily. USA TODAY is a leader in mobile applications with more than 16 million downloads on mobile devices. USA TODAY is owned by Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI).
Gannett Co., Inc. (NYSE: GCI) is an international media and marketing solutions company that informs and engages more than 110 million people every month through its powerful network of broadcast, digital, mobile and publishing properties. Our portfolio of trusted brands offers marketers unmatched local-to-national reach and customizable, innovative marketing solutions across any platform. Gannett is committed to connecting people – and the companies who want to reach them – with their interests and communities. For more information, visit www.gannett.com.
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