meet our 2024 chief judge

Mitch Bennett, Executive Creative Director

Mitch walks the walk as a Radio Mercury Awards Best of Show winner, talks the talk as a Radio Mercury Awards 2023 final round juror and lives the creative life of an executive creative director. Mitch's work has been recognized by Cannes Lions, One Show, D&AD, Clios, Art Directors Club, along with two Best of Show prizes.

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first round judges

Joe Ban
Creative Director/Writer
Joe Ban Creative,llc
Jim Blommel
Production Director
Hubbard Radio Cincinnati
Casey Bredl
Assoc. Creative Director
Art Machine: A Trailer Park Group
Carlos Bretel
Creative Director

Maureen Cooper
Creative Services Director
CUMULUS MEDIA Houston-Dallas
Nick Farley
Senior Copywriter
FCB Chicago
Todd Francis
Freelance Copywriter
Sabina Gallier
Program & Music Director
93.1/94.5 KSLG-FM
Adam Goffstein
Senior Copywriter
The Martin Agency
Roger Hughes
Director of Audio Production
Jill Kershaw
Sound & Fury
Larissa Kirschner-Chaney
Creative Director
Andrew Kong
Creative Director
Arts & Letters Creative Co.
Tony Lee
Executive Producer
Cumulus Media
Lance Liguez
Faculty Advisor
Jody Nazzaro
Senior Sound Designer/Mix Engineer
Lisa Orkin
Owner/Creative Director
The Radio Ranch
Jorge Pomareda
Creative Director
Aldo Quevedo
CEO/Creative Chairman
Beautiful Beast
Ricardo Rivera
Associate Creative Director
Freelancer Creative
Josh Ryan
Creative Services Director
Zimmer Communications
Mike Scecchitano
Production Director
WJRZ-Beasley Media Group
Michael Schillig
Creative Director/Writer
Jesse Shultz
Audio Producer
The Studio at iHeartMedia
Rod Schwartz
Rod Schwartz Creative Services
Casey Stern
Senior Copywriter
The Martin Agency
Hanna Tinsio
Plot Twist Creativity
John Wallace
Commercial Producer
Audacy Studios Philadelphia
Neel Williams
Group Creative Director
The Martin Agency
Rick Williams

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