Amir Jahangir among the top 10 media personalities in the world.
First time in the history of media awards, a Pakistani media professional recognized at the global
media forum. The top 10 media professionals of the year 2010 were selected through public
(PRWEB) April 23, 2010 -- Amir Jahangir, one of Pakistan’s most promising media professionals marked history
today by becoming the first Pakistani to be selected in the global top 10 media professionals for the year 2010.
The announcement was made at the International Festival of Media in Valencia, Spain.
The Festival, now in its fourth year, comprised of a two day conference with leading industry speakers, an
exhibition of new media opportunities and a global awards ceremony showcasing the best creative media thinking
and unrivalled networking opportunities.
This year, a new award, Media Professional of the Year for 2010 was also announced. This award was
announced to celebrate the talents, skills and professionalism of an individual working in the global media
industry in the previous 12 months. A shortlist was created through public nominations, which were sent in over
the past 2 months from around the globe.
The people listed as the most popular nominees for this prestigious title were: Barry Cupples, CEO Asia Pacific,
Omnicom Media Group, Maria Luisa Francoli, Global CEO, MPG Jack Klues, Managing Partner, VivaKi, Amir
Jahangir, Former CEO, Samaa TV, Antonio Lucio, CMO, VISA, Tyler Moebius, CEO Adconion, Rani Raad,
SVP Ad Sales, CNN International, Babs Rangaiah, VP Global Communications, Unilever and Mauricio Sabogal,
WW Managing Director, Initiative. In addition to these 10 professionals nominated by institutions and
individuals, this year the award winning jury selected Jack Klues, Managing Partner of Vivaki as the Media
Professional of the year 2010. The award was announced at the award gala dinner, which also included various
other global awards for best practices in communication and media. More than 20 winning categories wer