2017 Advisory Board


John N. Catlett, Media Objectives International, Broadcast Consultant, USA

Phil Critchlow, TBI Media, Founding Director, UNITED KINGDOM

Denise Donlon, Broadcast Consultant, CANADA

Havoc Franklin, CBC Radio, Director of Local Program Development, CANADA

Michael Freedman, University of Maryland University College (UMUC) & George Washington University , Senior Vice President & Professor of Journalism , USA

Valerie Geller, Geller Media International, President, USA

Michael Harrison, Talkers Magazine, Editor & Publisher, USA

John MacCalman, Independent, Broadcast Producer/Consultant, SCOTLAND

Peter Musngi, ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation, Vice President, News & Sports, PHILIPPINES

Götz Naleppa, Naleppa Audio Productions, Drama Director & Sound Artist, GERMANY

Todd Stack, SiriusXM Satellite Radio, Vice President,Operations & Production/Talk Programming, USA

Mark Travis, New York Philharmonic, Associate Director of Media, Production, USA


2017 GrandJury® Members


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Lai Ngar (Jace) AU, Radio Television Hong Kong, HONG KONG

Swarup B R, Stark Communications Pvt. Ltd., INDIA

Linda Belanner, Swedish radio, SWEDEN

sanchia Berg, BBC , UNITED KINGDOM

Harrish M. Bhatia, MyFM, INDIA

Gavin Blake, Radio Ireland Trading as Today FM, IRELAND

Marcelo Bonelli, Radio Mitre S.A., ARGENTINA

Sarah Boothroyd, Independent, CANADA

Kyla Brettle, RMIT University, AUSTRALIA

Chris Browning, BBC Radio Berkshire, UNITED KINGDOM

Paul Bushnell, Radio New Zealand, NEW ZEALAND

Diego Cannizzaro, DMC Studio Argentina, ARGENTINA

Luca Capone, CJRU 1280AM & G98.7FM , CANADA

Jennie Cataldo, Ben Manilla Productions, USA

John N. Catlett, Media Objectives International, USA

Peter Cernik, Rentagob.me, UNITED KINGDOM

Daryl Chapman, RNIB, UNITED KINGDOM

Sam Coley, Birmingham City University, UNITED KINGDOM

Jax Coombes, BBC , UNITED KINGDOM

Juan Pablo Córdoba, Radio Mitre S.A., ARGENTINA

Francis Currie, Currie Norden Research, UNITED KINGDOM

Randall Davidson, WRST-FM, USA

Nick Davis, CBC Radio, CANADA

Andrika De Lanerolle, AMI-Audio, Accessible Media Inc, CANADA

Lisa Dignam, RTE Radio Dublin, IRELAND

Matt Fisher, BBC Radio 1 & 1Xtra, UNITED KINGDOM

Anna Foster, BBC Radio 5 live, UNITED KINGDOM

Havoc Franklin, CBC Radio, CANADA

Michael Freedman, University of Maryland University College (UMUC) & George Washington University , USA

Maddy Fryer, SBS Corporation, AUSTRALIA

Valerie Geller, Geller Media International, USA

Viplove Gupte, MY FM, DB Corp Ltd., INDIA

Joanne Jongran Ha, Korean Broadcasting System (KBS), SOUTH KOREA

Mike Hally, Square Dog Radio LLP, SCOTLAND

Marius Hansen, NRK, NORWAY

Matthew Harrison, Talkers Magazine, USA

Cathie Harrop, Independent Producer, NEW ZEALAND

John Hinnen, , CANADA

Mike Hogan, Classic Hits 4FM, IRELAND

Paul Hollins, Blue Revolution Ltd, UNITED KINGDOM

Simon Hollis, Brook Lapping, UNITED KINGDOM

Matt Hopper, Spiteful Puppet Entertainment, UNITED KINGDOM

Michael Iantorno, AMI-Audio, Accessible Media Inc. , CANADA

Will Jackson, UK Radio Independents Group, UNITED KINGDOM

Balendran Kandeban, MBC Radio Networks, The Capital Maharaja Organisation Ltd, SRI LANKA

Aaron Kearney, ABC International, AUSTRALIA

James Keen, Heart Essex, UNITED KINGDOM

Jeff Kirkwood, BELL Media, CANADA

Devorah Klahr, Sirius Satellite Radio, USA

Peter Lack, Hessischer Rundfunk, GERMANY

Ivan Laskov, Blue Revolution, USA

Matt Lissack, Capital South Wales, WALES

Kankana Lohiyaa, 94.3 MY FM (DB Corps Ltd), INDIA

Julia Longoria, WNYC Radio, USA

Rosario Lufrano, Radio Rivdavia, ARGENTINA

John MacCalman, Independent, SCOTLAND

Graham Mack, Mack Media, UNITED KINGDOM

Sheena Madden, Independent, IRELAND

Reenita Malhotra, Otto Radio Inc, USA

Astha Mandiratta, ETV News Network, INDIA

Lilliana Manna, Radio Rivadavia, ARGENTINA

Hannah Marshall, Loftus Media, UNITED KINGDOM

Colin McGinness, UKRD, UNITED KINGDOM

Ashleigh McIntyre, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, AUSTRALIA

Daithi McMahon, Henchman Productions, IRELAND

Geoff McQueen, University of Salford, UNITED KINGDOM

Tony McShane, Bauer Media, UNITED KINGDOM

Oleg Medvedev, Foundation for Independent Radio Broadcasting, RUSSIA

Karen Michel, self, USA

Neil Moore, British Forces Broadcasting Service, UNITED KINGDOM

Robert Mulhern, Independent, IRELAND

Jason Murphy, Indpendent, IRELAND

Vipul Nagar, Radio Mirchi, INDIA

Götz Naleppa, Naleppa Audio Productions, GERMANY

Mary O'Connell, CANADIAN BROADASTING CORP., CANADA

Brian O'Connell, RTE Radio Dublin, IRELAND

Natalie Oram, Rockbarn Media, UNITED KINGDOM

Debbie OReilly, 405 Madison Avenue Inc., CANADA

Laura Elena Padron Hernandez , Radio Educacion, MEXICO

Anurita Patel, Radio City, INDIA

Amir Payam, BBC Persian Service- BBC World Service, USA

Daniel Persson Mora , Sveriges Utbildningsradio AB, SWEDEN

Ross Porter , Jazzfm91, CANADA

Juan Ramírez Paulino, Radio Educación, MEXICO

Alison Ramsey, Digital Drama, UNITED KINGDOM

Caroline Raphael, Dora Productions, UNITED KINGDOM

Robyn Ravlich, Robyn Ravlich, AUSTRALIA

Jamie Ryan, BBC Radio Oxford, UNITED KINGDOM

Kanwar Sameer, Radio City, 91.1 FM, INDIA

Vatche Sarkisian, Middle East Broadcasting Networks, Inc., USA

Andrew Mark Sewell, B7 Productions Limited, UNITED KINGDOM

Abhishek Sharma, Radio city , INDIA

Helen Shaw, Athena Media, IRELAND

Des Shaw, Zinc Media, UNITED KINGDOM

Peter Shevlin, BlokMedia, UNITED KINGDOM

Theo SHUM, Radio Television Hong Kong, HONG KONG

Gregory Sinclair, Soulpepper, CANADA

Neil Sloan, Capital FM, UNITED KINGDOM

Dr. Guy Starkey, Bournemouth University, UNITED KINGDOM

Jennifer Stayton, KUT 90.5 , USA

Howie Sylvester, CBS Radio Boston, USA

Claudia Taranto, ABC Radio National, AUSTRALIA

Ben Taylor, Snappin' Turtle Productions, UNITED KINGDOM

Alison Toomey, Real Films ltd, IRELAND

Mark Travis, New York Philharmonic, USA

Kate Valentine, Digital Drama, UNITED KINGDOM

Justin Van Leeuwen, CBS Television Distribution, USA

Sakshi Verma, DB Corp Ltd, INDIA

Andreas Viklund, Swedish Educational Broadcasting Company, SWEDEN

James Vyver, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, AUSTRALIA

Stephanie Welch, Bioneers, USA

Donald Wicklin, SiriusXM, USA

Will Wilkin, British Broadcasting Corporation, UNITED KINGDOM

Megan Williams, Freelance Reporter-Producer, ITALY

Andrew Wright, Wright Communicators Ltd, UNITED KINGDOM

Karena Wynn-Moylan, Bay FM radio 99.9, AUSTRALIA

MIYOUNG YEO, Christian Broadcasting System (CBS), SOUTH KOREA

Alii Zaheer, Radio Mantra 91.9 FM, Life Ka Mantra, INDIA

Carole Zimmer, , USA

Tim Zunckel, Connect, SOUTH AFRICA


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