Judges Comments

The WiM Journalist of the Year Award

Winner: David Griner, Creative and Innovation Editor, Adweek
David consistently tells important and compelling stories that move the industry forward. He is a journalist that puts humanity at the centre of everything he does. He is a compelling storyteller and supporter of diversity as a power for good. The judges praised the entry for its depth. The entry was both authentic and powerful and demonstrated how David consistently goes above and beyond to deliver meaningful and impactful stories.

Highly Commended: Charlotte Rogers, Senior Writer, Marketing Week
Charlotte is an incredibly talented writer and the judges were particularly impressed with the way she told a compelling and business focused story on the untapped commercial value of sports sponsorship in women’s sport. The judges can’t wait to see what she does next as she continues to make her mark on the industry with her creative and compelling vision.

Commended: Gina Tadros, Editor in Chief, Harpers Bazaar Al Arabiya
A pioneer in her market, the judges praised Tadros’ for her creative vision and understanding of her target market. She must be credited for constantly putting the spotlight on all Arab women empowering and sharing their experience with her creative vision and journalistic flair.