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New Media Award Launches In Memory Of Sandy Smith At Caanz Media Awards

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New Media Award Launches In Memory Of Sandy Smith At Caanz Media Awards

In memory of Sandy Smith, MediaWorks is launching the Inspiring Individuals Award which will be presented for the first time at this year's CAANZ Media Awards in June.

"With this award, MediaWorks are honouring Sandy's business philosophy and values, and celebrating like-minded individuals within the industry," said MediaWorks Director of Sales, Linda Farrelly.

"Sandy was with MediaWorks for 13 years and in her role as Business Development Manager she shared with colleagues the knowledge and time that are vital for success in the fast moving world of media."

The Inspiring Individuals Award nominees can be selected by their peers or individuals are able to nominate themselves. Nominees need to meet the following criteria:

- A mentor for others - this person invests time in younger members of the team, inspiring them professionally and encouraging them to evolve as better individuals.

- Shares their knowledge and wisdom accumulated during their time in the industry.

- The person colleagues go to when they want an answer that will be wise, practical and honest. No fluff.

- Contributes to the media industry - this person sees the value in being involved in industry developments and initiatives in a constructive way.

- Approaches challenges with a positive can-do attitude.

- Challenges the status quo with logic and reason.

- Embraces the changes in our ever evolving media landscape.

- Enjoys life, a laugh and a G&T!

Nominations can be submitted from Thursday 24 March at www.mediaworkstv.co.nz/insight and should include an explanation as to why the nominated individual is deserving of the award.

The winner of the Inspiring Individuals Award will also win an all expenses paid trip to The Festival of Media in 2012.

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