Inaugural Our Watch fellows announced

14 outstanding journalists from around Australia have been selected as the inaugural Our Watch Fellows. The journalists, from a wide range of backgrounds and media organisations, will attend a series of three retreats in February, March and June 2019. The Our Watch Fellowship program aims to build a ...

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Walkley Foundation announces $50,000 in 2019 grants for journalists, Kerry O’Brien as new chair

As well as unveiling Walkley Award-winners in 30 categories, some major industry news was announced at the 63rd Walkley Awards Gala Dinner in Brisbane on Thursday November 22. Walkley Foundation chief executive Louisa Graham announced that the first round of Walkley Public Fund grants will be dis ...

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New partnerships to support journalism

The Walkley Foundation is proud to announce a number of new partnerships that will directly support Australian journalists, both emerging and established, and help raise the profile of quality Australian journalism. New partnerships include funded support for two scholarship positions in newsroom ...

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Catch up: Robert Rosenthal’s wisdom

Consider this your cheat sheet on the US investigative guru’s Australia visit—we’ve rounded up all the podcasts and reading in one handy place. In late August and early September, we hosted a very special guest. Robert Rosenthal is a board member and an executive producer at the Center for Inv ...

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ABC wins Gold Our Watch Award – all winners announced in 2018 violence against women media awards

An ABC investigation into domestic violence in faith communities has won the top honour at the 2018 Our Watch Awards for excellence in reporting on violence against women. The reports, by Julia Baird, Hayley Gleeson, Debra Jopson, Sarah Malik and Rocco Fazzari, stood out among an impressive field ...

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2018 Our Watch Awards finalists announced

Finalists in the 2018 Our Watch Awards have been announced. The Awards, administered by the Walkley Foundation, recognise excellence in reporting to end violence against women and their children. Finalists, in alphabetical order, are: All Media: Best Use of Social Media Jan Fran, The Fee ...

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