Scott Williams was awarded the inaugural Louise Jesson Award at the first Love Radio Advertising Awards which took place in the Burlington Hotel on December 6th.
The Love Radio Awards celebrate the brilliant, vibrant and influential medium of commercial radio and The Louise Jesson Award honours an individual working in commercial radio in Ireland who has made an exceptional contribution to the industry. Louise Jesson worked as a Sales Director with UTV Radio Solutions until early 2010. Louise lost her battle with cancer earlier this year.
In announcing the winner Antony Whittal, Commercial Director of RTÉ Radio said that Scott Williams has worked tirelessly on behalf of commercial radio in Ireland. During his time as Chairman of the IBI he created an environment where the entire radio industry could work together. This cross-radio contribution resulted in Choose Radio, where the best radio creative is broadcast on all radio stations and also in the introduction of the research tool RadioGAUGE to Ireland.
The Love Radio Awards honour the very best in radio creativity in Irish commercial radio and are open to all advertisers, radio stations and agencies.