honoring those who make us look good
big wigs are awarded during the american advertising
awards each year
The mission of Big Wigs is to recognize professionals who do an outstanding job for their clients in delivering successful and creatively executed campaigns. The awards are given to the top performers in media sales, media buying, photography, production, printing, etc. Only members of AAF-CC can nominate Big Wigs, and then winners are determined by an open online poll. Winners were announced at the ADDY Awards on Friday, February 22.
2019 Big Wigs Winners
Best Media Buyer: Will Perry, Concrete Street Amphitheater
Best Social Media Manager: Gerald Flores, Taco Gear
Best Event Planner; Brooke Wymer, Texas State Aquarium
Best Venue Coordinator: Julie Gonzales, Texas State Aquarium
Best Event Photographer: Meagan Benavides, Meagan B. Photography
Best Specialty Advertising Sales Representative: Ashlee Struchen, Concrete Street Amphitheater
Best Voice Over Talent: Monte Montana, iHeart Radio/C101
Best Commercial Actor/Model: Aileen Corpos, The Blanco Agency
Best Unsung Hero: Seamus McAfee, Texas State Aquarium
Best TV/Cable Sales Representative: Delissa Ruiz, KRIS TV
Best Radio Sales Representative: Celeste Torres-Herrera, iHeart Media
Best Small Format Printer Sales Representative: Ida Garcia, Gulf Coast Mailing Services
Best Large Format Printer Sales Representative: Asella Gonzalez, ICONIC Sign Group
Best Newspaper/Magazine Sales Representative: Holly Lewis, Inspire Magazine
Best Outdoor Sales Representative: Liz Massey-Kimmel, Lamar Outdoor
Best Digital Sales Representative: Lorie Garcia, iHeart Media
Best Non-Traditional Sales Representative: Maggie Freeborn, Corpus Christi Hooks
No companies are eligible. All nominees must be an individual per category.
General Managers or sales managers with 5+ employees are ineligible to be nominated.
All final nominees will be approved by the Big Wigs Committee based on good standing in the advertising community and AAF-CC.