The winners were announced in Mediaweek’s inaugural Next of the Best Awards.
The new awards celebrate people under the age of 40 in the media industry.
Hosted by Mitch Churi, the Next of the Best Awards took place at the Doltone House on Jones Bay Wharf as the city skyline was lit up by the first night of Vivid.
TV and related categories:
GOLD Mike Searle, Supervising Casting Producer, Endemol Shine Australia
SILVER Jasmine Kostas, managing editor, Sunrise, Seven Network
BRONZE Emma Lamb, Founder, Creator of Mischief within Dreamchaser Entertainment
GOLD Sarah Abo, co-host, today
SILVER Brooke Boney, news and entertainment presenter, today
BRONZE Tanya Hennessy, TV presenter
Marketing – Media
GOLD Stephanie Stone, B2B Marketing Manager, TikTok AUNZ
SILVER Georgi Oates, Head of Media, Southern Cross Austereo
BRONZE Sam Trevethan, Head of Design, Seven Network
PR – Average
GOLD Tess Fisher, Senior Publicist, Paramount ANZ/Network
SILVER Robert Sharpe, Head of Corporate Communications, Seven West Media
BRONZE Eliza Elliott, National PR Manager, SCA