Tom Gleeson to host Sirens
Tom Gleeson has been announced as the host of this years Siren Awards in Melbourne on May 12. Gleeson currently appears on The Weekly with Charlie Pickering, and has an impressive radio pedigree.
The finalists for the Siren Awards, which celebrate the best radio ad of 2016, were announced last with with 15 agencies, radio stations and production studios in the running. The winner of the Gold Siren will win a trip to the Cannes Lions in June, along with their client.
CEO of Commercial Radio Australia, Joan Warner said: “Tom is a talented comedian and we look forward to him hosting the 12th Siren Awards.”
Last year’s Gold Siren was won by Matt Dickson, Creative Solutions Director at Southern Cross Austereo Perth, with the ad “We Don’t Do Husbands” promoting pest control company Allpest.
The 2016 Siren Awards will take place on Thursday, 12 May at Alumbra, Central Pier, Docklands, Melbourne from 6pm.