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AIVA Jurors Look Back on the Season

The work submitted this season displayed some of the best storytelling our jury has ever reviewed. We asked a few of our AIVA jurors to share their thoughts on the work this season. Read more from Martha Smith, Kareem Mortimer, Neha Arora, Nicole Niederhofer, and Michael Maloney.

Kareem Mortimer
Best Yet Entertainment

“This was my second year as a judge and I continue to be impressed by the quality of the work that was submitted, the perspectives and creativity of the submissions continue to raise the bar in our industry and it is a privilege to have a front seat to see this growth.”

Neha Arora
Head of Corporate Communications
Triveni Engineering & Industries Ltd.

“As a judge for the 30th Annual Communicator Awards, I’m absolutely amazed by the sheer creativity and innovation that shines through in every single category. The dedication and raw talent of all the participants truly highlight the dynamic landscape of communication and digital media. Being part of this prestigious competition and having the opportunity to recognize and celebrate such exceptional work is both an honor and a privilege.”

Nicole Niederhofer
Creative Director
Mad Fish Digital

“Being a part of the AIVA community and a judge for the Communicator Awards has been an incredibly enriching experience. It’s a privilege to be entrusted with evaluating the innovative work of talented teams across various fields of clientele. Each submission offers a unique perspective, pushing the boundaries of creativity and user experience. Witnessing the passion and dedication behind each entry has inspired me to continuously strive for excellence in my own endeavors.”

Michael Maloney
Founder/Creative Director
Brand Force 5

“What a ride it’s been judging the 30th Annual Communicator Awards. It’s great to see the passion that drives writers and designers to do breakthrough and creative work is still alive and well!”

Martha Smith
Creative Director
American Association of Nurse Anesthesiology

“Being a juror for the Communicator Awards was an amazing experience. Whether the work was from a major global corporation or an in-house design team, every entry exuded creativity and exemplified a commitment to conveying unique, thoughtful messages through different media. The winning pieces will commemorate this moment of professional excellence for their creators and inspire new ideas for years to come.”

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