Kilclief woman Orla Tumelty has been selected as a judge at this year’s Media Awards which are set to take place on Thursday 20 April at the Clayton Hotel, Dublin.
Orla was joined by a team of 48 judges to deliberate after a record number of entries. The impressive panel of Irish and international judges had to select winners in 22 different categories including Best Use of Media, Media Agency of the Year, Creativity in Media, Rising Star and Media Brand of the Year.
Orla was part of a strong judging panel of marketing experts including representatives from Kellogg’s, Linwoods Health Food, Argento, Tourism Ireland, Heineken Ireland, Virgin Media Ireland, SEAT Ireland and Unilever to name a few.
The 31-year-old who is the Senior Marketing Officer at South Eastern Regional College (SERC) said: “I am really excited to be a judge and to represent the Northern Ireland Further Education sector on such a major platform.
“My fellow judges and I had some very difficult decisions to make as the standard of entries was excellent. It is the first time I have been involved in something like this and I can see why year after year, the competition continues to attract a very high calibre of incredible entrants.
“I am looking forward to crowing the winners who have a nail-biting wait before the glittering awards ceremony. I would like to thank all of those who took the time to enter.”
At SERC, Orla is responsible for campaign management and heads up a multi-disciplinary marketing team. Orla is a Chartered Member of the Chartered Management Institute.
The awards are kindly sponsored by RTÉ Media Sales, DMG Media, Dublin Airport, Maximum Media, Wide Eye Media and the Sunday Business Post.
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