Cannes 2012: JWT London among four UK agencies shortlisted for Radio Lions

In an improvement on last year's execrable performance where no UK agencies were nominated, 21 entries have been shortlisted for a Radio Lions at this year's Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity.

Shortlisted: Women's Aid 'Call to stop' by AMV BBDO
Shortlisted: Women's Aid 'Call to stop' by AMV BBDO

JWT London received the most total nominations.  It has been shortlisted a total of eight times for Tourism Ireland, three of them in the Travel, Transport & Tourism category and with five in Best Use of Radio as a Medium.

Abbott Mead Vickers BBDO received five nominations – three for its "call to stop" campaign for Women’s Aid in Public Health & Safety, Public Awareness Messages and twice in Best Scriptwriting for the London Metropolitan Police.

Ogilvy & Mather is just behind with four nominations for Ford with two each in the Cars & Automotive Services category and in Best Scriptwriting.

Albion London was shortlisted in Fundraising & Appeals for Anthony Nolan while Global Radio Creative received three in Best Acting Performance for its War Child Fundraiser campaign on the XFM Naked Breakfast.

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