LIA announces jury presidents for 2018: Dentsu Jayme Syfu Manila’s Merlee Jayme to lead Radio

Leading up to the 2018 LIA awards judging session in Las Vegas, LIA announces its list of Jury Presidents for nine of the juries.

Says Barbara Levy, president of LIA: “Our jury presidents are chosen for their expertise, skill, fairness and because they’ve been the force behind award-winning work throughout their careers. So we are pleased to have Corinna Falusi, (bottom right) a much celebrated creative, as our Digital jury president. While she is the first female Digital jury president, we also know she brings with her a wealth of experience that will surely see only the best work surface to the top so that we can inspire everyone, both the advertising fraternity and clients.

“The rest of the Jury Presidents are equally elite. We are very proud to announce the names of the first jury presidents, a highly recognized group of people with the ability and experience required to lead the juries in their respective disciplines.”

As the world’s first truly international Awards, the other jury presidents include stellar names such as:

Mark Tutssel – Executive Chairman, Leo Burnett Worldwide

Khai Tham Meng – Co-Chairman & Worldwide Chief Creative Officer, Ogilvy & Mather

Branded Entertainment
Perry Fair – Head of Partnerships, Red Bull Media House, North America

Design and Package Design
Isabelle Dahlborg Lidström – Head of Experience / Creative Director, GROW

Music & Sound
Hans Brouwer – CEO & Founder, MassiveMusic

Print | Poster | Billboard | Ambient | Verbal Identity
Jeremy Craigen – Global Chief Creative Officer, INNOCEAN Worldwide

Radio & Audio
Merlee Jayme – Chairmom / Chief Creative Officer, Dentsu Jayme Syfu

TV/Cinema/Online Film
Matt Eastwood – former Global Chief Creative Officer of JWT

Judging will take place at Encore Las Vegas from September 29th through October 7th.

Creative LIAisons, an initiative created by LIA for young creatives as a way to give back to the industry, will be held in tandem with the judging dates, from October 3rd through to October 5th. This program is specially curated to have the best speakers as well as the chance for the young creatives to sit in on statue discussions by the judges.

The Entry System is open for entries. The initial entry deadline is the 11th June.

For more information on submissions and eligibility, please visit the LIA website at


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