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68 experts in public relations, communication and reputation management will spend more than 1 800 hours judging the continent’s top public relations and communication campaigns from 2016.  The winners will be announced at the 20th PRISM awards ceremony taking place on Saturday 6 May 2017.

The PRISM Awards Judging Panel comprises:

  • Adele Paulsen - Executive Director: PRISA
  • Amanda Hamilton-Attwell - Founder and Director:  Business DNA
  • André Oberholzer - Group Head for Corporate Affairs: Sappi Limited
  • Anton van Rensburg - B2B Marketing Practitioner: OnChannel
  • Arun Sudhaman - CEO and Editor-in-Chief : Homes Report
  • Ashraf Garda - Radio Presenter: SAFM
  • Bridget Bhengu - Public Relations and Communication: MTN
  • Bridget von Holdt- Business Director: Burson-Marsteller
  • Carol Allers - Issues & Crisis Communication Manager: Eskom
  • Catherine Constantinides - Director and Founder of the Miss Earth South African and LEAD SA Executive
  • Charlene Lamb - Executive Director: On Spot Communication
  • Corné Meintjies - Head of MBA Program: Monash South Africa
  • Cynthia Mabela - Owner and CEO: Eyezwe Group
  • Danette Breitenbach - Writer & Content Provider: Bizcommunity
  • Daniel Munslow - Director: MCC Consulting
  • Dave MacLeod - Owner and Manager: Game Plan Media
  • David Furlonger - Editor-at-Large: Financial Mail and Business Day
  • Deirdre van Zyl-Smit - Head of Corporate Communications: eBucks
  • Dot Field - Owner: Dot Field Communications
  • Doug de Villiers - CEO: Intergroup Consulting
  • Dustin Chick - Strategic Planning Director: Ogilvy PR
  • Ed Jardim - Group Investor and Media: Murray & Roberts
  • Elmarie Swart - Business Unit Director: Joe Public
  • Esmé Arendse - Executive Head: Group Communications: Nedbank
  • Evette Wessels - PR, Communications & Online Media Specialist: Pinnacle
  • Francois Vorster - Chief Disruptor: Integrated Marketing Solutions
  • Hein Kaiser - Communication Specialist: Fast Jet
  • Jacqui O'Sullivan - Head of Communications: Telkom
  • Jerry Mpufane - Group Managing Director: M&C Saachi Abel
  • Jill Hamilton - African Managing Director: Weber Shandwick
  • Jonathon Rees - Communication Strategist: Proof Africa
  • Jono Wergele - Managing Director: Ideate Test Studios
  • Katherine Madley - Group Executive, Strategy and Innovation: Alexander Forbes
  • Keri-Ann Stanton - Managing Partner: Engage Joe Public
  • Kevin Welman - Director: ByDesign Communications
  • Lizel Esterhuysen - Change Management Specialist: Kimberly Clark
  • Lucy Balona - Head of Marketing & Communication: CANSA
  • Lisa Thomas - Marketing and communication specialist
  • Louise Marsland - Editor, journalist, content strategist, trend analyst at Louise Marsland Media
  • Madelain Roscher - Managing Director: PR Worx
  • Margaret Moscardi - Chief Judge Life Time Achievement
  • Marilyn Watson - Founder: Cinnamon Communication
  • Maritha Pritchard - Lecturer in the Department of Strategic Communication: University of Johannesburg
  • Maxim Behar - President: International Communications Consultancy Organization
  • Megann  Outram - Director: Atmosphere Communications
  • Mooketsi Mocumi - Marketing Communication Manager: Anglo American
  • Natalie Pringle - Mentor: Personal Brilliance
  • Neo Mokoena - Group Social Media Manager: Investec
  • Nicola Chaning - Pearce - Founder: Tynago Communications
  • Nikki Munsie - Business Director: Independent Agency Search and Selection Company
  • Nkhensani Moyane - Managing Director:  Glasshouse Communication Management
  • Palesa Madumo - Director: Vuma Reputation Management
  • Pheliswa Mayekiso - Media and Internal Communications Manager: Johannesburg Stock Exchange
  • Pranill Ramchander - Head of Corporate Communications and Branding SA: Anglo American
  • Rachel Mothibatsela - Business Director: Anglo American Platinum
  • René Vosloo - Head of Corporate Communication: Discovery Limited
  • Ronel Rensburg - Professor of Communication and PR: University of Pretoria
  • Roslyn Jones - Manager Community Communication:
  • Ruth Kolevsohn - Business Director: Burson-Marsteller
  • Sej Motau - Member of Parliament: Democratic Alliance
  • Shenanda Janse van Rensburg -  Group Executive Marketing Public Relations and Communication: Altech
  • Siya Sangweni-Fynn - President of the CliffCentral Youth League: CliffCentral
  • Sonja Culverwell - Creative Director, Writer, Content Publisher and Editor
  • Sonja Verwey - Professor and Head of Department of Strategic Communication: University of Johannesburg
  • Sylvester Chauke - Chief Architect:  DNA Brand Architects
  • Tasneem Carrim - Chief Director Policy & Research at Government Communication and Information System: GCIS
  • Tom Manners - Managing Director: Clockwork Media
  • Vicki St Quintin - Group Corporate Affairs and Investor Relations Manager: Adcock Ingram

Sponsors of the 2017 PRISM Awards include The Park – House of Events on 7, Afroflame, CIMA, GroundUp Media, Hyde Park Hotel Tsogo Sun, Integrated Marketing Solutions, Innovative Glass, Katlego Maboe, Keystone Gear, Lounge Around, Mango and Vuyani Dance Company.
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