Academy Member Directory

The Academy is comprised of luminaries from advertising, media, entertainment and technology. Members are grouped into juries based on their individual areas of expertise. The Marketing & CMO juries are responsible for judging the Shorty Awards for brands & organizations.

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Gerard Adams

Millennial Mentor & Serial Entrepreneur

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Kurt Andersen

Novelist and Public Radio Host

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Nancy Barnes

Editor and EVP, Houston Chronicle

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Matt Bean

SVP of Editorial Innovation, Time Inc.

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Kevin Bleyer

Writer/Producer, Netflix

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Jess Cagle

Editorial Director, People and Entertainment Weekly

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David Callaway

Editor-in-Chief, USA Today

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Audrey Cooper

Editor, The San Francisco Chronicle

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Amy Cosper

Editor-in-Chief, Entrepreneur Media

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Dana Cowin

Creative Director & Evangelist, Chefs Club International

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Derek T. Dingle

SVP and Chief Content Officer, Black Enterprise Magazine

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Sid Evans

Editor-in-Chief, Southern Living

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Timothy Ferriss

Author, Entrepreneur, Angel Investor, and Public Speaker

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Margo Goodhand

Editor, Edmonton Journal

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Peter Heneghan

Head of Communications, LADbible Group

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Brian Anthony Hernandez

Senior Editor of Music & Culture,

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Jake Horowitz

Founder, Mic

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Amy Keller Laird

Editor-in-Chief, Women's Health Magazine

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Michael Kress

Editorial Director, NY Metro Parents; Editorial Consultant

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Jennifer Lee

CEO, Plympton

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Cindi Leive

Editor-in-Chief, Glamour Magazine

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Davan Maharaj

Publisher & Editor-in-Chief, Los Angeles Times

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Angela Matusik

Executive Editor - Digital, InStyle

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Noah Miller

Founder, The Sports Crave

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Janet Mock

Author, Activist, TV Host

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Darnell L. Moore

Senior Correspondent, Mic

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Greg Moore

Editor, The Denver Post

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Matt Navarra

Global Social Media Director, The Next Web

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Tim Noakes

Former Editorial Director, Dazed & Confused Magazine

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Jennifer Owens

Editor, Spring.St

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Dr. Mehmet Oz

Host, The Dr. Oz Show

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Richard Pattinson

Global SVP, BBC StoryWorks

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Bill Phillips

Editor-in-Chief, Men’s Health Magazine

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Carolina Pichardo

Co-Founder and Editor, Young Urban Moms

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Daniel Pink

Author, To Sell is Human

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David Pogue

Tech columnist, Yahoo; Author, The World According to Twitter

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Maria Popova

Founder and Editor, Brain Pickings

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Michele Promaulayko

Editor-in-Chief, Yahoo Health

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Douglas Quenqua

Independent Journalist

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Clint Schaff

Vice President, Strategy and Development, Los Angeles Times

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Carrie Sheffield

Founder & CEO, Bold

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Bret Stephens

Columnist, The Wall Street Journal

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Bill Strickland

Editor, Bicycling Magazine

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David Walmsley

Editor-in-Chief, Globe and Mail

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Kerri Walsh Jennings

Olympic Gold Medalist, U.S. Beach Volleyball Team

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David Zinczenko

President and CEO, Galvanized Brands