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Wednesday, April 20, 2022

2022 Media Alliance of Houston Star Awards winners

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The Media Alliance of Houston has chosen the winners of its Star Awards Gala 2022.

Digital Sales Professional (All Media)
Leslie Poroo, iHeart Media

Out of Home or Print Account Executive
Sari Chase, Houston Chronicle


Out of Home or Print Media Manager or VP
Jeni Heard, Houston Chronicle   

Sports Team Professional
Bill Zachry, Professional Sports

On-Air TV Personality     
Deborah Duncan, KHOU 11

Local TV Account Executive
Kim Ryan, Telemundo

TV Sales Manager or Director of Sales
Patricia Buchanan, Telemundo Houston KTMD

TV News Director
Dave Strickland, KPRC 2

TV Market Manager or VP
Tony Canales, Telemundo Houston KTMD

Radio Producer or News Director
Laurie Johnson, Houston Public Media

Radio On-Air Personality
Sarah Pepper, Audacy

Local Radio Account Executive
Robert Hartye, Houston Public Media

Radio Sales Manager or Director
Millie Adan-Garza, Houston Public Media

Radio Program Director or Operations Director
Kyle Claude, Houston Public Media

Radio Market Manager or VP
Lisa Shumate, Houston Public Media       

Promotions Director or Marketing Professional
Abby Anderson, KPRC 2

Local Media Sales Assistant or Traffic Assistant
Summer Salas, KTRK  abc13     

Local Community Affairs Director
Dale Lockett, KHOU 11

Local Agency Support Staff
Charity Cain, Love Advertising

Local Agency Account Service/Brand Management
Virginia Vorster, Love Advertising

Local Agency Buyer
Amanda Rossy, BrivicMedia

Local Agency Planner
Marlena Majoie, Love Advertising

Local Agency Digital Professional
Sheryl Grigsby, Briggs and Caldwell

Local Agency Media Director or Associate Media Director
Kelley Robinson, BrivicMedia      

Agency Principal
Tina Murray, Mind Dance Marketing

Agency of the Year (Small)
Briggs & Caldwell     

Agency of the Year (Large)
Love Advertising

MAH Rising Star
Maria De La Riva, Love Advertising

Market Rock Star
Kelley Rodriguez, Love Advertising

The Media Alliance of Houston (formerly AWRT), the Houston Chapter of the Alliance of Women in Media (AWM) is a national, non-profit organization to act as a foundation of leaders with a unity of purpose to promote progress and create change in the Houston area. 

MAH offers a variety of opportunities and activities to the advertising community. 

 In addition to providing annual internships and scholarships to junior/senior broadcast and advertising students, MAH also provides donations to the DREAM Fund, a charity which benefits members of the media industry who are in need after a medical or financial emergency.

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