The 1999 Ad Age Best Judges

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Advertising Age's Best Advertising competition is unique among ad contests in that the jury is made up of agency creatives, advertiser executives and business journalists.

This year's jury was headed by Bill Ludwig, vice chairman-chief creative officer, Campbell-Ewald, Warren, Mich. Other agency judges were Joyce King Thomas, exec VP-deputy creative director, McCann-Erickson Worldwide, New York; David Angelo, chief creative officer, David & Goliath, Los Angeles; and Chuck Bennett, associate creative director, TBWA/Chiat/Day, Los Angeles.


Marketer company judges were John Costello, president-CEO, MVP; Murray Gaylord, director, fusion marketing, Yahoo!; and Liz Vanzura, director of marketing and advertising, Volkswagen of America.

Judges could not vote on work done by their own agency or for their own company.

Advertising Age editorial staff members who took part in the voting were Scott Donaton, editor; Judy Pollack, managing editor; Bob Garfield, editor at large; and Beth Snyder Bulik, reporter. The competition was coordinated by Robert Goldsborough, Ad Age's special projects editor. Judging took place April 11 at the Millennium Broadway hotel, New York.

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