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To be eligible for the Media Executive of the Year award, applicants should:

  • Be able to demonstrate excellence in their role within the media industry (advertising, PR, television, music, film, entertainment, broadcasting, print, and/or internet-­based media).

As part of the application process, applicants are required to answer four equally weighted questions that refer to achievements in the last 12 months.

Applicants were also required to answer the following two questions:

  • What were your key objectives and how have you achieved them?
  • Why should you win this award?

Media Executive of the Year – Finalists


James Leggett - headshot

Jaimes Leggett

Group CEO Australasia

M&C Saatchi Group

We’ve moved beyond ‘traditional advertising’ ideas into new capabilities and products for our clients.


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Jason Dooris


Atomic 212° Group

The secret to getting ahead? Discipline.

Read more about Jason here.


Karen Stocks - Headshot

Karen Stocks

Managing Director

Twitter Australia

Success is shared & great things are never achieved alone.

Read more about Karen here.


Peter Bosilkovski - headshot

Peter Bosilkovski


Leo Burnett Sydney

Everything you want is on the other side of fear. This is my mantra.


Rob Atkinson - headshot

Rob Atkinson



It takes courage and resilience to put your neck out and take risks, particularly in a corporate environment.