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Meet The Mercury Award Final Judging Panel


The Radio Mercury Awards have a final round judging panel. The jury was put together with the help of Chief Judge Bill Cimino, chief creative officer, Y&R Midwest who said, “I couldn’t be happier with this distinguished group of creative minds we’ve gathered. This jury not only represents the best of the best, but everyone on this list is a true lover of radio and recognizes the challenges that come with creating effective, engaging, and entertaining audio advertising.”

Here are the 2013 Radio Mercury Awards Final Round Judging Panel:
Joe Alexander, chief creative officer, The Martin Agency (select clients include Discover, GEICO, Norwegian Cruise Lines, Pizza Hut, and Wal-Mart)
Greg Hahn, executive creative director, executive vice president, BBDO NY (select clients include AT&T, FedEx, Foot Locker, and Mars)
Chuck Meehan, executive vice president, executive creative director, Doner (select clients include Chrysler, Del Taco, Minute Maid, and UPS)
Aldo Quevedo, principal, creative director, Richards/Lerma (select clients include Advance Auto Parts, Dodge RAM, Fruit of the Loom, Home Depot, and Metro PCS)
Tiffany Rolfe, chief content officer, Co: Collective
Mark Simon, chief creative officer, Campbell Ewald/DET (select clients include Alltel Wireless, Chevy, Ghirardelli, GM, OnStar, and United States Postal Service)
Chris Smith, brand creative group head, The Richards Group (select clients include Central Market, Chick-fil-A, Home Depot, Jiffy Lube, and Motel 6)
Lewis Williams, executive vice president, chief creative officer, Burrell Communications (select clients include American Airlines, Comcast, Disney, General Mills, McDonald’s, P&G, and Toyota)

The 2013 Call for Entry is open for submissions, with an extended deadline of April 8, 2013. This year’s awards event will take place in New York at the Highline Ballroom on June 5. Prizes will be awarded in the Agency Production, Radio Station Produced, Student, PSA, Spanish Language, Campaign, Innovation, Integrated Campaign, and Best of Show. For more information on the Radio Mercury Awards, log onto