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ON-AIR RADIO PERSONALITY
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Sarah Pepper - CBS Radio Hot 95.7
 
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Lisa Searcy - Cox Media Group
 
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Liz Nieto - Love Advertising
Leah Smith - Briggs Caldwell
Sandra Williams - The Company of Others
 
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Kristine Alardin - Freed Agency
Hank Bell - Love Advertising
Jennifer Gonzales - Briggs Caldwell
  
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Claudia Diaz - CBS Radio
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Liz Medrano - iHeart Radio
 
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Debbie Bronson - KHOU TV
Susan Miller - KPRC TV
Michelle Zamora - Univision
 
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Silvia Garza - KPRC TV
Marsha Kudela - KHOU TV
Summer Tomlinson - KTRK TV
 
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Tony Belzer - Pandora
Elizabeth Bond - KHOU TV
Tammy Guest - KTRK TV
 
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Kevin Epps - Cox Media Group
David Lafuente - Telemundo
Rob Rutherford - Pandora
Alison Wallace - KHOU TV
 
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Tim Gratzer - CBS Radio
Judy Lakin - Cox Media Group
Mark West - iHeart Radio
 
NATIONAL SALES MANAGER - RADIO
Kim Mercier - Univision
Mike Murray - Cox Media Group
Mark Sanders - CBS Radio
 
LOCAL OR NATIONAL TV SALES MANAGER
Win Frazier - KTRK TV
Erin Hoffman - KHOU TV
Steve McNair - KUBE TV
 
GENERAL SALES MANAGER OR DIRECTOR OF SALES - TV
Miles Cathey - KHOU TV
Shannon Murphy - KPRC TV
Harvey Saxer - KIAH TV
 
MARKET MANAGER OR STATION MANAGER - RADIO
Sarah Frazier - CBS Radio
Mark Krieschen - Cox Media Group
Eddie Martiny - iHeart Radio
 
MARKET MANAGER OR STATION MANAGER - TV
Roger Bare - KIAH TV
Jerry Martin - KPRC TV
Susan McEldoon - KHOU TV

COMMUNITY AFFAIRS DIRECTOR
Cynthia Cisneros - KTRK TV
Yolanda Green - Comcast
Suzi Hanks - Cox Media Group
 
RADIO PROGRAM DIRECTOR / OPERATIONS MANAGER
Johnny Chiang - Cox Media Group
Ryan McCredden - CBS Radio (Sports Radio 610)
Ramon Robles - iHeart Radio
 
OUT OF HOME MEDIA PROFESSIONAL
Melissa Covarrubias - Zipcast
Karen Erwin - Outfront Media
Alena Grove - Clear Channel Outdoor
 
 AGENCY OF THE YEAR (Media only)
Briggs Caldwell
Brivic
You Squared Media
 
AGENCY OF THE YEAR (Full Service)
The Company of Others
Love Advertising
Richards/Carlberg
 
AGENCY PRINCIPAL
Brenda Love - Love Advertising
Chris Caldwell - Briggs & Caldwell
Jeff and Amanda Malone - Malone Media Group

RESEARCH DIRECTOR
Hope Dubois - iHeart Radio
Erik Langhans - KHOU TV
Fred Peavey - Cox Media Group
 
 MAH RISING STAR
Katelyn Abbott - Richards/Carlberg
Kelcie Cox - KHOU TV
Courtney Jenkins - Cox Media Group
Lauren Welton - Pandora
 
MARKET ROCK STAR
Lisa Baldon - iHeart Radio 
Lori Clark - KHOU TV
Rob Rutherford - Pandora
Cally Simpson/Kelly Abreu - CBS Radio


2015 STAR AWARDS NOMINEES!


ON-AIR TV PERSONALITY
Ilona Carson - KTRK TV
Rachel McNeill - KPRC TV
David Paul - KHOU TV
 
ON-AIR RADIO PERSONALITY
Roula Christie - KRBE 104.1
Rod Ryan Morning Show - iHeart Radio 94.5 The Buzz
Sarah Pepper - CBS Radio Hot 95.7
 
MARKETING / PROMOTIONS DIRECTOR
Melissa Brezner - iHeart Radio
Rebecca Cantu - KHOU TV
Lisa Searcy - Cox Media Group
 
LOCAL AGENCY BUYER
Liz Nieto - Love Advertising
Leah Smith - Briggs Caldwell
Sandra Williams - The Company of Others
 
LOCAL AGENCY SUPPORT STAFF
Kristine Alardin - Freed Agency
Hank Bell - Love Advertising
Jennifer Gonzales - Briggs Caldwell
  
LOCAL RADIO ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
Ray Carroll - Cumulus
Laura Filippone - Cox Media Group
Kat Meza - CBS Radio
 
LOCAL RADIO ASSISTANT SALES OR TRAFFIC
Claudia Diaz - CBS Radio
Cherolyn Johnson - Cox Media Group
Liz Medrano - iHeart Radio
 
LOCAL TV ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
Debbie Bronson - KHOU TV
Susan Miller - KPRC TV
Michelle Zamora - Univision
 
LOCAL TV ASSISTANT OR TRAFFIC
Silvia Garza - KPRC TV
Marsha Kudela - KHOU TV
Summer Tomlinson - KTRK TV
 
NON TRADITIONAL / DIGITAL SALES MANAGER - RADIO OR TV
Tony Belzer - Pandora
Elizabeth Bond - KHOU TV
Tammy Guest - KTRK TV
 
DIGITAL SALES PROFESSIONAL
Kevin Epps - Cox Media Group
David Lafuente - Telemundo
Rob Rutherford - Pandora
Alison Wallace - KHOU TV
 
GENERAL SALES MANAGER OR DIRECTOR OF SALES - RADIO
Tim Gratzer - CBS Radio
Judy Lakin - Cox Media Group
Mark West - iHeart Radio
 
NATIONAL SALES MANAGER - RADIO
Kim Mercier - Univision
Mike Murray - Cox Media Group
Mark Sanders - CBS Radio
 
LOCAL OR NATIONAL TV SALES MANAGER
Win Frazier - KTRK TV
Erin Hoffman - KHOU TV
Steve McNair - KUBE TV
 
GENERAL SALES MANAGER OR DIRECTOR OF SALES - TV
Miles Cathey - KHOU TV
Shannon Murphy - KPRC TV
Harvey Saxer - KIAH TV
 
MARKET MANAGER OR STATION MANAGER - RADIO
Sarah Frazier - CBS Radio
Mark Krieschen - Cox Media Group
Eddie Martiny - iHeart Radio
 
MARKET MANAGER OR STATION MANAGER - TV
Roger Bare - KIAH TV
Jerry Martin - KPRC TV
Susan McEldoon - KHOU TV

COMMUNITY AFFAIRS DIRECTOR
Cynthia Cisneros - KTRK TV
Yolanda Green - Comcast
Suzi Hanks - Cox Media Group
 
RADIO PROGRAM DIRECTOR / OPERATIONS MANAGER
Johnny Chiang - Cox Media Group
Ryan McCredden - CBS Radio (Sports Radio 610)
Ramon Robles - iHeart Radio
 
OUT OF HOME MEDIA PROFESSIONAL
Melissa Covarrubias - Zipcast
Karen Erwin - Outfront Media
Alena Grove - Clear Channel Outdoor
 
 AGENCY OF THE YEAR (Media only)
Briggs Caldwell
Brivic
You Squared Media
 
AGENCY OF THE YEAR (Full Service)
The Company of Others
Love Advertising
Richards/Carlberg
 
AGENCY PRINCIPAL
Brenda Love - Love Advertising
Chris Caldwell - Briggs & Caldwell
Jeff and Amanda Malone - Malone Media Group

RESEARCH DIRECTOR
Hope Dubois - iHeart Radio
Erik Langhans - KHOU TV
Fred Peavey - Cox Media Group
 
 MAH RISING STAR
Katelyn Abbott - Richards/Carlberg
Kelcie Cox - KHOU TV
Courtney Jenkins - Cox Media Group
Lauren Welton - Pandora
 
MARKET ROCK STAR
Lisa Baldon - iHeart Radio 
Lori Clark - KHOU TV
Rob Rutherford - Pandora
Cally Simpson/Kelly Abreu - CBS Radio


2015 STAR AWARDS NOMINEES!


ON-AIR TV PERSONALITY
Ilona Carson - KTRK TV
Rachel McNeill - KPRC TV
David Paul - KHOU TV
 
ON-AIR RADIO PERSONALITY
Roula Christie - KRBE 104.1
Rod Ryan Morning Show - iHeart Radio 94.5 The Buzz
Sarah Pepper - CBS Radio Hot 95.7
 
MARKETING / PROMOTIONS DIRECTOR
Melissa Brezner - iHeart Radio
Rebecca Cantu - KHOU TV
Lisa Searcy - Cox Media Group
 
LOCAL AGENCY BUYER
Liz Nieto - Love Advertising
Leah Smith - Briggs Caldwell
Sandra Williams - The Company of Others
 
LOCAL AGENCY SUPPORT STAFF
Kristine Alardin - Freed Agency
Hank Bell - Love Advertising
Jennifer Gonzales - Briggs Caldwell
  
LOCAL RADIO ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
Ray Carroll - Cumulus
Laura Filippone - Cox Media Group
Kat Meza - CBS Radio
 
LOCAL RADIO ASSISTANT SALES OR TRAFFIC
Claudia Diaz - CBS Radio
Cherolyn Johnson - Cox Media Group
Liz Medrano - iHeart Radio
 
LOCAL TV ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE
Debbie Bronson - KHOU TV
Susan Miller - KPRC TV
Michelle Zamora - Univision
 
LOCAL TV ASSISTANT OR TRAFFIC
Silvia Garza - KPRC TV
Marsha Kudela - KHOU TV
Summer Tomlinson - KTRK TV
 
NON TRADITIONAL / DIGITAL SALES MANAGER - RADIO OR TV
Tony Belzer - Pandora
Elizabeth Bond - KHOU TV
Tammy Guest - KTRK TV
 
DIGITAL SALES PROFESSIONAL
Kevin Epps - Cox Media Group
David Lafuente - Telemundo
Rob Rutherford - Pandora
Alison Wallace - KHOU TV
 
GENERAL SALES MANAGER OR DIRECTOR OF SALES - RADIO
Tim Gratzer - CBS Radio
Judy Lakin - Cox Media Group
Mark West - iHeart Radio
 
NATIONAL SALES MANAGER - RADIO
Kim Mercier - Univision
Mike Murray - Cox Media Group
Mark Sanders - CBS Radio
 
LOCAL OR NATIONAL TV SALES MANAGER
Win Frazier - KTRK TV
Erin Hoffman - KHOU TV
Steve McNair - KUBE TV
 
GENERAL SALES MANAGER OR DIRECTOR OF SALES - TV
Miles Cathey - KHOU TV
Shannon Murphy - KPRC TV
Harvey Saxer - KIAH TV
 
MARKET MANAGER OR STATION MANAGER - RADIO
Sarah Frazier - CBS Radio
Mark Krieschen - Cox Media Group
Eddie Martiny - iHeart Radio
 
MARKET MANAGER OR STATION MANAGER - TV
Roger Bare - KIAH TV
Jerry Martin - KPRC TV
Susan McEldoon - KHOU TV

COMMUNITY AFFAIRS DIRECTOR
Cynthia Cisneros - KTRK TV
Yolanda Green - Comcast
Suzi Hanks - Cox Media Group
 
RADIO PROGRAM DIRECTOR / OPERATIONS MANAGER
Johnny Chiang - Cox Media Group
Ryan McCredden - CBS Radio (Sports Radio 610)
Ramon Robles - iHeart Radio
 
OUT OF HOME MEDIA PROFESSIONAL
Melissa Covarrubias - Zipcast
Karen Erwin - Outfront Media
Alena Grove - Clear Channel Outdoor
 
 AGENCY OF THE YEAR (Media only)
Briggs Caldwell
Brivic
You Squared Media
 
AGENCY OF THE YEAR (Full Service)
The Company of Others
Love Advertising
Richards/Carlberg
 
AGENCY PRINCIPAL
Brenda Love - Love Advertising
Chris Caldwell - Briggs & Caldwell
Jeff and Amanda Malone - Malone Media Group

RESEARCH DIRECTOR
Hope Dubois - iHeart Radio
Erik Langhans - KHOU TV
Fred Peavey - Cox Media Group
 
 MAH RISING STAR
Katelyn Abbott - Richards/Carlberg
Kelcie Cox - KHOU TV
Courtney Jenkins - Cox Media Group
Lauren Welton - Pandora
 
MARKET ROCK STAR
Lisa Baldon - iHeart Radio 
Lori Clark - KHOU TV
Rob Rutherford - Pandora
Cally Simpson/Kelly Abreu - CBS Radio

2015 STAR AWARDS WINNERS!


ON-AIR TV PERSONALITY

Rachel McNeill - KPRC TV

 

ON-AIR RADIO PERSONALITY

Sarah Pepper - CBS Radio Hot 95.7

 

MARKETING / PROMOTIONS DIRECTOR

Rebecca Cantu - KHOU TV

 

LOCAL AGENCY BUYER

Leah Smith - Briggs Caldwell

 

LOCAL AGENCY SUPPORT STAFF

Jennifer Gonzales - Briggs Caldwell

  

LOCAL RADIO ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

Laura Filippone - Cox Media Group

 

LOCAL RADIO ASSISTANT SALES OR TRAFFIC

Cherolyn Johnson - Cox Media Group

 

LOCAL TV ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

Debbie Bronson - KHOU TV

 

LOCAL TV ASSISTANT OR TRAFFIC

Summer Tomlinson - KTRK TV

 

NON TRADITIONAL / DIGITAL SALES MANAGER - RADIO OR TV

Tammy Guest - KTRK TV

 

DIGITAL SALES PROFESSIONAL

David Lafuente - Telemundo

 

GENERAL SALES MANAGER OR DIRECTOR OF SALES - RADIO

Judy Lakin - Cox Media Group

 

NATIONAL SALES MANAGER - RADIO

Mike Murray - Cox Media Group

 

LOCAL OR NATIONAL TV SALES MANAGER

Erin Hoffman - KHOU TV

 

GENERAL SALES MANAGER OR DIRECTOR OF SALES - TV

Miles Cathey - KHOU TV

 

MARKET MANAGER OR STATION MANAGER - RADIO

Sarah Frazier - CBS Radio

 

MARKET MANAGER OR STATION MANAGER - TV

Susan McEldoon - KHOU TV


COMMUNITY AFFAIRS DIRECTOR

Yolanda Green - Comcast

 

RADIO PROGRAM DIRECTOR / OPERATIONS MANAGER

Ryan McCredden - CBS Radio (Sports Radio 610)

 

OUT OF HOME MEDIA PROFESSIONAL

Karen Erwin - Outfront Media

 

 AGENCY OF THE YEAR (Media only)

Briggs Caldwell

 

AGENCY OF THE YEAR (Full Service)

Richards/Carlberg

 

AGENCY PRINCIPAL

Brenda Love - Love Advertising


RESEARCH DIRECTOR

Hope Dubois - iHeart Media

 

 MAH RISING STAR

Courtney Jenkins - Cox Media Group

 

MARKET ROCK STAR

Lisa Baldon - iHeart Media




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Letter from the President - Kelley Rodriguez 

Welcome back from the holidays! Media Alliance of Houston is gearing up for our annual Star Awards Gala. We would love to see you! 

 

Thursday, February 12 Star Awards Gala

The 2015 Media Alliance of Houston Star Awards Gala will be at the Omni Hotel on Woodway, February 12. Individual tickets and table reservations are available now. We are also excited to announce that Pandora will be sponsoring our after party at the Black Swan after the Gala - be sure to have your dancing shoes ready!


Kelley Rodriguez

Media Alliance of Houston President

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Upcoming Events

Star Awards Gala
February 12, 2015
Omni Houston Hotel



Scholarships

Click HERE for information regarding available media scholarships!



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Looking to make a career move?

Check out the MAH Houston Job Postings!

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Partner of the Month Spotlight: Al Torres Photography

MAH March Partner of the Month is Al Torres Photography. Thank you for your continued support of the

MAH Star Awards event year after year.






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