Judges 2015

Our jury for this year's AIBs is as international and diverse as the programmes they will judge. We have producers, editors, journalists, reviewers and executives from all over the world who will be using their experience to choose the winners in each category. Our 2015 judges are: Faisal J Abbas - Editor-in-Chief - Al Arabiya News Mekki Abdullah - Group President & CEO - Fujairah Media Group Kevin Anderson - Executive Editor - Gannett Lakes Group Albertus Aochamub - Director General - Namibian Broadcasting Corporation Neeraj Arora - Executive Vice President, Head International Business - MSM Asia Limited/Sony Entertainment Network Anna Averkiou - International Media Consultant - Anna Averkiou Media Hla Yin Aye - General Manager - MandalayFM, Forever Group Charlotte Cabrero - Project Manager - Digital Radio Mondiale Consortium Linden Clark - Manager - Radio New Zealand International (RNZI) Eugen Cojocariu - Director - Radio Romania International Brian Conniff - President - Middle East Broadcasting Networks Nick Daly - Vice President-UK & Ireland, South Asia, Nordic Region - eutelsat Vincent De Paul - Vice President News, Content Group - Astro Henrik Eklund - CEO and Founder - Newstag Anastasia Ellis - Managing Editor, Bloomberg Media EMEA David FitzGerald - Founder and Executive Consultant - Globelynx Marco Frazier - SVP of Distribution and Business Development, Western Europe - AMC Networks Mihai Gadea - CEO - Antena 3 Lee Gal - Chief producer - i24news TV Mohamed Ali Harrath - CEO, Islam Channel Sam Jackson - Managing Editor - Classic FM Simon Kendall - Head of Business Development - BBC World Service Henry Mance - Media Correspondent - Financial Times Michael McEwen - Director General - North American Broadcasters Association Lucio Mesquita - Director- BBC Monitoring Marcus Metzner - Chief Marketing Officer- arvato Systems Izak Minnaar - Editor - SABC Digital News John Momoh - CEO - Channels TV Gaven Morris - Head of Content - ABC News John O'Loan - CEO - iO Media Group Lippe Oosterhof - CEO - Livestation Nigel Parsons - CEO - TVC News Carter Pilcher - Chief Executive - Shorts International Sanjay Salil - Managing Director - MediaGuru Adil Salih - Head of Planning - Sky News Arabia Alla Salehian - CEO - TIMA Simon Saville - Vice President Communications - Shell International Carlito Sheikh - Head of Digital Media Strategy - SABC Radio Daisy Sindelar - Programming Director - Europe - RFE/RL Simon Spanswick - Chief Executive - Association for International Broadcasting Sanjeev Srivastava - CEO - Focus Channels Danna Stern - Head of Programming, yes-DBS Satellite Services, Israel Sarah Sultoon - Senior Director of Coverage - CNN Kevin Sutcliffe - Head of News Programming EU - Vice News Umesh Upadhyay - President News - Network 18