Young Australian Journalist of the Year, Arts Journalism and more: Winners announced for Walkley mid-year awards

SYDNEY — The Walkley Foundation tonight announced winners for its suite of mid-year awards, as well as projects receiving seed money from the Walkley Media Incubator and Innovation Fund. The foundation’s annual Mid-Year Award Celebration recognises the best young journalists, freelancers, and pro ...

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Why we’re retiring the International category from the Walkley Awards

Update: July 12, 2017 We've heard concerns from many journalists about the loss of the Walkley Award for international reporting in our recent suite of changes to the awards. If you shared your feedback, thank you. We know how important the Walkley Awards are to journalists and their careers, we ...

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By the numbers: International stories win (all sorts of) Walkley Awards

By Kate McClymont and Angelos Frangopoulos Walkley Advisory Board chair, 2014-2016, and current chair We’ve heard disappointment from some — including many people we respect and admire — that the Walkley Awards will no longer include an award specifically for international reporting. O ...

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The Walkleys are introducing an award for innovation in journalism. Here’s why.

As we reviewed the Walkley Awards recently, it seemed obvious that we should consider innovation in storytelling. Journalism is changing so fast. And encouraging experimentation in this change is such a big part of what we do at the Walkleys. The awards need to reflect that. At the same time, we mus ...

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