Leading up to the 2018 LIA awards judging session in Las Vegas, LIA announces its list of Jury Presidents for nine of the juries, with Corinna Falusi, chief creative office of Mother, as the first female Jury President for Digital.

“Our jury presidents are chosen for their expertise, skill, fairness and because they’ve been the force behind award-winning work throughout their careers,” said Barbara Levy, president of LIA. “So we are pleased to have Corinna Falusi, a much celebrated creative, as our Digital Jury President. While she is the first female Digital Jury President, we also know she brings with her a wealth of experience that will surely see only the best work surface to the top so that we can inspire everyone, both the advertising fraternity and clients.”

“The rest of the Jury Presidents are equally elite. We are very proud to announce the names of the first jury presidents, a highly recognized group of people with the ability and experience required to lead the juries in their respective disciplines,” added Levy.

Other Jury Presidents include:

  • Integration: Mark Tutssel, Executive Chairman, Leo Burnett Worldwide
  • Non-Traditional: Khai Tham Meng, Co-Chairman & Worldwide Chief Creative Officer, Ogilvy & Mather
  • Branded Entertainment: Perry Fair, Head of Partnerships, Red Bull Media House, North America
  • Design and Package Design: Isabelle Dahlborg Lidström, Head of Experience / Creative Director, GROW
  • Music & Sound: Hans Brouwer, CEO & Founder, MassiveMusic
  • Print | Poster | Billboard | Ambient | Verbal Identity: Jeremy Craigen, Global Chief Creative Officer, INNOCEAN Worldwide
  • Radio & Audio: Merlee Jayme, Chairmom / Chief Creative Officer, Dentsu Jayme Syfu
  • TV/Cinema/Online Film: Matt Eastwood, former Global Chief Creative Officer of JWT

Judging will take place at Encore Las Vegas September 29-October 7th.

Creative LIAisons, an initiative created by LIA for young creatives as a way to give back to the industry, will be held in tandem with the judging dates, October 3-5. This program is specially curated to have the best speakers as well as the chance for the young creatives to sit in on statue discussions by the judges.

The Entry System is open for entries. The initial entry deadline is the 11th June. Visit liaawards.com for more information and submissions.