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Winners

Congratulations to the 2017 Young Lions Winners!

Cyber

  • 1st Place:

    • Angela Bode, Art Director, Rodgers Townsend
    • Erin Holcomb, Copywriter, Rodgers Townsend
    • Click to view submission: C-102-141
  • 2nd Place:

    • Courtney Lacy, Art Director, VML
    • Amy Willsey, Associate Copywriter, VML
    • Click to view submission: C-102-009
  • 3rd Place:

    • Marina Arnone, Associate Creative Director, Ogilvy
    • Kate Desmarais, Associate Creative Director, Ogilvy
    • Click to view submission: C-102-133

Film

  • 1st Place:

    • Brett Simone, Copywriter, Publicis New York
    • Lillian O'Connor, Art Director, Publicis New York
    • Click to view submission: F-102-056
  • 2nd Place:

    • Katie Sedmak, Jr. Art Director, J. Walter Thompson Atlanta
    • Sarah Bailey, Copywriter, Havas Chicago
    • Click to view submission: F-102-080
  • 3rd Place:

    • Alex Cuff, Copywriter, Work Group USA
    • Rosie Mossey, Jr. Art Director, Saatchi & Saatchi Wellness
    • Click to view submission: F-102-090

Media

  • 1st Place:

    • TJ Kelly, Associate Director, Strategic Planning - Mindshare
    • Patrick Lylo, Content Strategy, Mindshare Content + Entertainment
    • Click to view submission: M-102-028
  • 2nd Place:

    • Nicole Antos, Strategist, UM Los Angeles
    • Nikole Weber, Media Planner, UM Los Angeles
    • Click to view submission: M-102-047
  • 3rd Place:

    • Madeline Nies, Content Strategy Director, VML
    • Tarini Shrikhande, Associate Planning Director, VML
    • Click to view submission: M-102-186

Print

  • 1st Place:

    • Bryan Barnes, ACD - Art, BBDO NY
    • Nedal Ahmed, ACD - Copy, BBDO NY
    • Click to view submission: P-102-052
  • 2nd Place:

    • Ilia Isales, Senior Copywriter, Anomaly
    • Erick Rodriguez, Senior Art Director, Anomaly
    • Click to view submission: P-102-065
  • 3rd Place:

    • Doree Speidel, Copywriter, Instagram
    • Rachel Theberge, Art Director, JWT San Francisco
    • Click to view submission: P-102-063

PR

  • 1st Place:

    • Patty Bloom, Senior Account Executive, Ketchum Chicago
    • Rachel Carlisle, Supervisor, Ketchum Chicago
    • Click to view submission: PR-102-063
  • Runner Up:

    • Chelsea Ruka, Senior Account Executive, MSL Group Seattle
    • Callie Turgeon, Account Executive, MSL Group Seattle
    • Click to view submission: PR-102-021

2017 U.S. Cannes Young Lions Judges

Thank you to the 2017 judges

  • Cyber:

    • Jennifer Awasano, DigitasLBi
    • Molly Crawford, DigitasLBi
    • Craig Elimeliah, VML
    • Ginny Golden, AKQA
    • Jessica Greenwood, R/GA
    • A.J. Hassan, R/GA
    • Jeffrey Hinz, Mediacom
    • Patrick Knowlton, Goodby Silverstein & Partners
    • Paula Sosin, NCM
  • Film:

    • Daiga Atvara, Mirium
    • David Baldwin, Baldwin&
    • Max Geraldo, FCB Chicago
    • Ben James, JWT NY
    • Robert Lambrechts, Pereira & O’Dell
    • John Matejczyk, MUH-TAY-ZIK | HOF-FER
    • Eleftheria Parpis, Campaign U.S.
    • Bobby Pearce, David&Goliath
    • Con Williamson, Erwin Penland
  • Media:

    • Steve Abraham, Mediacom
    • Wendy Aldrich, Initiative
    • Diana Bojaj, UM
    • David Bolger, Trilia Media
    • Rachel Brook, Mediacom
    • Christine Chen, Goodby Silverstein & Partners
    • Esther “E.T. Franklin, Spark | Mediavest
    • Lori Hilton, StarcomWW
    • Samantha Johnson, TDA Boulder
    • Jennifer Karayeanes, Spark | Mediavest
    • Michael Knopf, UM
    • Sarah Kramer, Mediavest
    • Cara Lewis, Carat
    • Lynn Lewis, UM
    • Jason Lim, Mediacom
    • Sean O’Sullivan, Carat
    • Anush Prabhu, Mediacom
    • Adam Seymour, Carat
    • Alexis Thanasoulas, Initiative
    • David White, MEC
    • Ben Winkler, OMD
    • Kim Yates, StarcomWW
  • Print:

    • Justine Armour, 72andSunny
    • Chris Barnes, NCM
    • Adam Chasnow, CP+B
    • Jordan Edwards, NCM
    • John Godsey, VML
    • Jerry Hoak, The Martin Agency
    • Menno Kluin, Deutsch
    • Gabriel Schmitt, FCB NY.
  • PR:

    • Jennifer Cohan, Edelman
    • Virginia Devlin, Current
    • Brad MacAfee, Porter Novelli
    • Stephanie Marchesi, WE Communications
    • Melissa Waggener, WE Communications
    • Aaron Kwittken, Kwittken

2017 U.S. Young Lions Competitions Timeline

Feb 3rd: Registration open
Feb 24th: Registration closes (12 PM PST / 3 PM EST)
Feb 27th: Creative Brief Issued
March 13th: All Entries Due (FIRM)
Mar-Apr: Judging
May 1st: (Approx) Winners Announced

2017 U.S. Young Lions Competitions Timeline

Feb 3rd: Registration open
Feb 24th: Registration closes (12 PM PST / 3 PM EST)
Feb 27th: Creative Brief Issued
March 13th: All Entries Due (FIRM)
Mar-Apr: Judging
May 1st: (Approx) Winners Announced