Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Media Alliance of Houston 2019 Star Awards Gala winners


The Media Alliance of Houston held its 2019 Star Awards Gala last week at The Houstonian.

Before we get to the winners, Judy Lakin from Cox Media Group Houston was the Silver Star honoree of the night.

Congrats to all the winners who are bolded.


Digital Sales Professional (OOH, Print, Radio, & TV Exclusive)


Angela Wilson, iHeart Radio

Kevin Epps, Cox Media Group

Marilyn Acosta, KTRK



Digital Sales Professional (Digital Exclusive)


Christine Gensch, Goodway Group

Cynthia Velarde, Pandora

Stacy Hooper, Centro



 Digital Sales Manager (All Media)


Erin Hoffman, KPRC

Lindsay Aiello, KHOU

Tammy Guest, KTRK



Out of Home or Print Account Executive


Courtney Cook, Clear Channel Outdoor

Karen Hernandez-Lix, Outfront Media

Stevi Maytubby, Houstonia Magazine



Out of Home or Print Media Manager or VP


Chris O'Donnell, Outfront Media

Cindy Johnson, Houston Chronicle

Stevi Maytubby, Houstonia Magazine



Sports Team Professional


Jay Adelberg, Houston Dynamo/Houston Dash

Jay Miller, Sugar Land Skeeters

Lacey Berlau, Houston Texans



On-Air TV Personality


Julia Morales, AT&T Sportsnet

Mia Gradney, KHOU

Owen Conflenti, KPRC

Tom Koch, KTRK



Local TV Account Executive


Amparo Carrera, Houston Public Media

Celina Bautovich, KHOU

Glenda Carmon, KTRK

John Rizzuti, KPRC



TV Sales Manager or Director of Sales


Miles Cathey, KHOU

Millie Adan Garza, Houston Public Media

Shannon Murphy, KPRC



TV News Director


Dave Strickland, KPRC

Sally Ramirez, KHOU

Wendy Granato, KTRK



TV Market Manager or VP


Harvey Saxer, KIAH


Jerry Martin, KPRC

Tony Canales, Telemundo

               

Radio Producer or News Director


David Fehling, Houston Public Media

Kenny Webster, iHeart Radio

Kevin Quinn, Cumulus



Radio On-Air Personality


Michael Berry, iHeart Radio

Roula Christie, Cumulus

Sarah Pepper, Entercom



Local Radio Account Executive


Laura Filippone, Cox Media

Leslie Poroo, iHeart Radio

Vikki Caston, Entercom



Radio Sales Manager or Director of Sales


Bob Mackay, Entercom

Joe Cesaratto, iHeart Media

Judy Lakin, Cox Media



Radio Program Director or Operations Director


Elliot Wood, iHeart Radio

Johnny Chiang, Cox Media

Josh Adams, Houston Public Media



Radio Market Manager or VP


Alex Cadelago, Cumulus

Eddie Martiny, iHeart Radio

Lisa Shumate, Houston Public Media

Pamela McKay, Radio One



National Sales Manager


Gwen Anderson, KTRK

Kari Bivins, KHOU

Rod Windham, iHeart Radio



Marketing or Promotions Director


JC Perez, Telemundo

Lauren Graff, Outfront Media

Melissa Brezner, iHeart Radio



Local Media Sales Assistant or Traffic Assistant


Joann Perez, Entercom

Laura Reid, KHOU

Lupe Castro, Cox Media

Sofia Tucker, iHeart Radio



Local Community Affairs Director


Alexandria Williams, KHOU

Cynthia Cisneros, KTRK

Freddy Cruz, Cumulus

Lee Vela, Clear Channel Outdoor



Research Director  

         

Erik Langhans, KHOU

Hope Dubois, iHeart Radio

Mitzi Fleissner, Telemundo



Local Agency Support Staff


Ally Thonsgaard, Richards/Carlberg

Charity Cain, Love Advertising

Christie Ko, Brivic Media



Local Agency Account Service/Brand Management


Christy Saxer, Briggs and Caldwell


Kevin King, Love Advertising

Kristine Alardin, Freed Advertising



Local Agency Buyer


Athena Anzaldua, Briggs and Caldwell

Lisa Cragoe, Love Advertising

Sandra Williams, 9th Wonder

Thomas Goggins, Strike Marketing



Local Agency Planner


Ashlee Rohm, Richards/Carlberg

Erlyns Portillo, Love Advertising

Kristina Early, Briggs and Caldwell



Local Agency Digital Professional


Amanda Rossy, Richards/Carlberg

Kelley Robinson, Brivic Media

Sheryl Grigsby, Briggs and Caldwell



Local Agency Media Director or Associate Media Director


Alex Soto, Love Advertising

Marlena Majoie, MMI

Stephanie Weaver McKee, Richards/Carlberg



Agency Principal


Cindy Marion, MMI

Joe Pogge/Shari Okin/Thomas Goggins, Strike Marketing

Kellie Briggs, Briggs & Caldwell

Tina Boaz Murray, Mind Dance Marketing



Agency of the Year (Small) 


Briggs & Caldwell

Mind Dance Marketing

Strike Marketing 

You Squared Media



Agency of the Year (Large)


9th Wonder

Freed Advertising

Love Advertising

MMI Agency



MAH Rising Star


Angela Urrutia, Richards/Carlberg

Courtney Dupas, KHOU

Jordan Hess, KPRC

Kandis Lakin, Outfront Media




Market Rock Star


Celina Bautovich, KHOU

Judy Lakin, Cox Media

Karen Erwin, Outfront Media

Sandy Colwell, KTRK


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