Starts at 60 leads in the Peoples’ Choice Awards: Vote now! 19



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We’re humbled and excited that Starts at 60 founder, Rebecca Wilson has been selected as a nominee for the B&T Women in Media Peoples’ Choice Award this year, one of the pre-eminent media magazines.  We’re even more excited to say that the shortlist of frontrunners is in and you here at Starts at 60 have a lot to be thanked for…


We’re in number one position!  

But to have a shot at the award, we have to keep this position up for another 20 odd days, so for those of you who have not yet voted, we ask you to please spend 1 minute going out of your way to do so, so we can keep our place on the leaderboard and show Australia that our over 60s are a force to be reckoned with on the Internet.  Voting is still open, so click here to vote for Starts at 60 now

For a long time we’ve been told by advertisers how the over 60 is not online savvy.  This is our best opportunity to celebrate you and show the industry how terrific you are, something that is harder than you’d believe in a young-person dominated media industry.

The leaderboard positioned for the People’s Choice so far:

      1. Rebecca Wilson, CEO and publisher, Starts at 60
      2. Philippa Spork, author and mentor, Rules of Social Engagement
      3. Susie Michaels, account director, Australian Radio Network
      4. Lesley Edwards, managing partner, Ikon Communications
      5. Hannah O’Donnell (nee Furness), managing director, Straight Up PR
      6. Lara Brownlow, head of agencies Australia, LinkedIn
      7. Jennifer Bunting, product marketing, LinkedIn
      8. Sophie Price, chief strategy officer, UM
      9. Aleisha Haslemore, founder and managing director, Ultimate Edge
      10. Sarah Wyse, managing director, Videology
      11. Carolyn Bollaci, vice president global accounts and head of ANZ, Sizmek
      12. Rebecca Tos, managing director, Columbus
      13. Margie Reid, managing director, OMD Melbourne
      14. Natasha Carroll, account director, Red Agency
      15. Silvana Tagand, director of local sales, Southern Cross Austereo
      16. Esther Carlsen, general manager, Xaxis Australia
      17. Steph Harmon, founding and managing editor, Junkee Media
      18. Sarah Stringer, group innovation director, Bec Brown Communications
      19. Lindy Olsen, general manager and editor-in-chief, Fit Media
      20. Jackie Crossman, CEO, Crossman Communications

      Having grown Starts at 60 to 2 million pageviews of passionate community participation, we’re excited to show the country how awesome you are.

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  1. I tried to vote more than once and it wouldn’t let me.

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