Judges 2010

The AIB was proud to announce an outstanding line up of judges for the 2010 international media excellence awards. The judges were respected professionals from broadcasting and related industries and included journalists, broadcasting executives, technologists and industry specialists. They represented 18 different countries in Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East, North America and Oceania.

Entries for the AIBs closed on 16th July and the judges then worked on the short list to determine the winners and recommended entries which were announced at the AIBs awards ceremony on 9th November in London.

The judges were :

Malika Alouane, Director of Channels’ Programming, JCC and Baraem TV
Salim Amin, Chairman, A24 Media, Kenya
Samuel Attah-Mensah, MD, OmniMedia Ltd. (CitiFM), Ghana
Zeinab Badawi, Journalist/Presenter, BBC World News, UK
Paul Bristow, VP Strategy, Advanced Digital Broadcast, Switzerland
Jay Chauhan, VP Technology, NDTV, India
Linden Clark, Manager, RNZI, New Zealand
Julian Clover, Editorial Director, Broadband TV News, UK
Bryan Coombes, Director Business Development, Babcock International Group, UK
Natasha Elkington, Reporter and Online Editor, Thomson Reuters, UK
Adelheid Feilcke-Tiemann, Director International Relations, Deutsche Welle, Germany
Jeff Gedmin, President, RFE/RL (Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty), Czech Republic
Jill Grinda, Worldwide Distribution Director, euronews, France
Ma Guoli, CEO, Infront Sports and Media, People’s Republic of China
Amir Jahangir, CEO, Mishal, Pakistan
Abubakar Jijiwa, Director General, Voice of Nigeria, Nigeria
Francois Laborie, President EMEA & Executive VP Marketing, Vizrt, Norway
Stanislas Leridon, New Media Consultant
Brian Martinez, International Managing Director, Bloomberg Television EMEA, UK
Marcus Metzner, Head Marketing & Communications, S4M, Germany
Charles-Antoine Moulin, Editorial Director, Eurosport 2, France
Naveen Naqvi, Journalist/Producer/Anchor, Pakistan
Mark Rhodes, President, Intermedia, USA
Lior Rival, VP Sales and Marketing, RRsat Global Communications Network, Israel
Vatche Sarkisian, Director of Research and Program Review, Middle East Broadcasting Networks, USA
Bhavneet Singh, MD & Executive VP,MTV Networks International
Debra Soon, MD TV, Channel NewsAsia, MediaCorp, Singapore
Simon Spanswick, CEO, AIB, UK
Victoria Vorontsova, Head of Spanish Channel, RT Channel, Russia