USA TODAY Announces Additional U.S. Jurors For 2013 Cannes Lions International Festival Of Creativity

Apr 04, 2013, 14:31 ET from USA TODAY

MCLEAN, Va., April 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- USA TODAY, official U.S. representative to the 2013 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, today announced additional U.S. jurors chosen to represent the American creative community at this year's Festival. The jurors chosen for this prestigious honor will judge more than 30,000 entries from all over the world. Jurors were selected based on a rigorous selection process and each jury contains an even balance of members from around the globe and from a representative spread of agencies, independents and networks.

USA TODAY is proud to be the official U.S. representative to the Cannes Lions 2013 International Festival of Creativity. In honor of the Festival's 60th anniversary, USA TODAY is pleased to celebrate the American talent that will represent our nation.

New this year, Cannes Lions introduced a two-stage judging process to the Media Lions category which rewards excellence in tactical media planning and placement. For more information regarding this process, please see their announcement here.

Following are the additional 2013 U.S. Cannes Lions Jury member for the categories announced today:  

  • U.S. Branded Content & Entertainment Jurors:
    President:  Scott Donaton, President & CEO, Ensemble
    David Lang, President, Mindshare Entertainment North America
    Jimmy Smith, CEO & CCO, Amusement Park Entertainment
    Brian Dilorenzo, Chief Production Officer, McCann Erickson
    Jae Goodman, Co-Chief Creative Officer and Co-Head, CAA
    John McCarus, SVP, Brand Content, Digitas
    Angela Courtin, Chief Content Officer, Aegis Story Lab
    Teddy Lynn, EVP, Director of Content, BBDO
    Pat Connolly, VP Marketing Solutions, Conde Nast

  • U.S. Creative Effectiveness Jurors:
    President: Shelly Lazarus, Chairman Emeritus, Ogilvy & Mather           
    Orlando Hooper-Greenhill, Director of Global Planning, JWT
    Eileen Campbell, Global CEO, Millward Brown
    Jonathan Mildenhall, VP Global Advertising Strategy and Content Excellence, Coca-Cola
    Bob O'Leary, Head of Global Marketing, Citigroup
    Lori Senecal, Chairman & CEO, kbs+
    Karina Wilsher, Partner & President, Anomaly New York

  • U.S. Innovation Jurors:
    President:  David Droga, Founder & Creative Chairman, Droga5 
    Aaron Koblin, Executive Creative Director, Google
    Simon Bond, Chief Marketing Officer, BBDO
    Mark D'Arcy, Director of Global Creative Solutions, Facebook
    Mike Parker, Chief Digital Officer, McCann Erickson

  • U.S. Media Jurors:
    President: Jack Klues, Chairman, VivaKi
    Brian Terkelsen, CEO, MediaVest USA
    Sasha Savic, CEO, MediaCom USA

  • U.S. Mobile Jurors:
    President:  Rei Inamoto, CCO, VP, AKQA
    Chris Miller, Chief Digital Officer, Draftfcb Chicago
    Martin Lange, Executive Marketing Director, Digital Strategy, Ogilvy & Mather
    Gaston Legorburu, Executive Director & Worldwide Chief Creative Officer, SapientNitro 

  • U.S. Titanium & Integrated Jurors:
    President:  Dan Wieden, Co-Founder & Chairman, Wieden+Kennedy
    David Lubars, Chairman & CCO, BBDO North America
    Margaret Johnson, Executive Creative Director/Partner, Goodby Silverstein & Partners
    Ed Ulbrich, CEO, Digital Domain
    Leonardo Premutico, Co-Founder, Johannes Leonardo
    Susan Credle, Chief Creative Officer, Leo Burnett USA
    Howard Draft, Executive Chairman, Draftfcb


To view the full list of jurors that have been announced, please visit the USA TODAY Cannes Lions website

Founded in 1954, the International Festival of Creativity is the world's leading celebration of creativity in communications. The Cannes Lions Awards are internationally recognized as the most prestigious international annual advertising and communications awards.

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