Judges 2011

Media leaders from every continent and from 23 countries have volunteered to act as independent judges for this year’s international media excellence awards.  They are:

Daniel Adams, Head of International Content, Dailymotion, France

Nashwa Al Ruwaini, CEO, Pyramedia, UAE

Salim Amin, Chairman, A24Media, Kenya

David Astley, Executive Chairman, Asia-Pacific MediaAlliancefor Social Awareness, Singapore

Nigel Baker, VP Business Operations EMEA and Asia, APTN, UK

Wayne Borg, Deputy CEO and COO, twofour54, UAE

Julian Clover, Editorial Director, Broadband TVNews, UK

Eugen Cojocariu, Director, Radio Romania International, Romania

Helle Dale, Senior Fellow for Public Diplomacy, The Heritage Foundation, USA

David Dufresne, Writer/Director, DufLab, Canada

Hosam El Sokkari, Head of Audience, Yahoo! Middle East, UAE

Mark Errington, CEO,OASYS,UK

Adelheid Feilcke-Tiemann, Director International Relations, Deutsche Welle, Germany

Monica Fritz, Producer/Director, 6 news, Turkey

Angela Fung, Deputy Head,Phoenix Chinese Channel,Phoenix Satellite TV, Hong Kong

ReginaGoh, Executive Editor, ChannelNewsAsia,Singapore

Peter Goldstein, Director of Communications, InterMedia,USA

Mohamed Ali Harrath, CEO, IslamChannel,UK

Mondher Kalai, Commissioning Executive, JCC,Qatar

Kim Hyuk-dong, Deputy Director, KBS World Radio,Korea

François Laborie, Chief Commercial Officer,Vizrt,Norway

Paulo Markun, Consultant, TV Escola, Brazil

Chris Maroleng, Africa Editor, e.tv,South Africa

Michael McCluskey, CEO, ABC RadioAustralia,Australia

Marcus Metzner, Head of Marketing Services & Communication, arvato systems GmbH,Germany

Olivier de Montchenu, Commercial & Marketing Director,Euronews,France

Dick van Motman, President & CEO, DDB Greater China Group, P.R.China

Alexey Nikolov, Deputy Editor in Chief, RTChannel,Russia

Ian O’Reilly, Producer/Director, BBC News –TV,UK

Mr. Nader Sh. Rad, Director Programmes Department, Press TV, Iran

Julia Ragona, Chief Broadcast Operations Officer, RFE/RL, Czech Republic

Dick Rempt, CEO, TalentsMedia, TheNetherlands

Paul Robinson, MD,KidsCo,UK

Philippe Rouxel, VP Worldwide Distribution, France24

Karim Sarkis, Executive Director of Broadcast, Abu Dhabi Media Company, UAE

Vatche Sarkisian, Director of Research and Program Review, Middle East Broadcasting Networks,USA

Danny Schechter, Executive Producer,Globalvision,USA

Simon Spanswick, CEO,AIB,UK

Fedor Strizhkov, CEO, Russian Travel Guide TV,Russia

David Treadway, Managing Director, WRN Broadcast,UK

Jeff Trimble, Executive Director, Broadcasting Board of Governors,USA

Laeed Zaghlami, Journalist/Writer, AlgerianBroadcasting,Algeria