Business Journalism finalists announced for Walkley Awards for Excellence in Journalism

The three finalists in the prestigious Business category of the Walkley Awards for Excellence in Journalism were announced today in Sydney, at a lunch hosted by ING Direct. The 2016 finalists for the Walkley Award for Business Journalism are: Adele Ferguson, Klaus Toft and Mario Christodol ...

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Entries now open for the 2016 Walkley Awards

The search is on for Australia’s best journalism of the past year, with entries now open in the 2016 Walkley Awards for Excellence in Journalism and the 2016 Nikon-Walkley Awards for Excellence in Photojournalism. The awards are open to all Australian media for work published on any platform betw ...

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A message from Kate McClymont on the opening of the 2016 Walkleys

The Australian media landscape is changing fast, and that makes the Walkleys’ role of benchmarking excellence in journalism more important than ever. [caption id="attachment_14340" align="alignleft" width="231"] Kate McClymont, Walkley Advisory Board chair.[/caption] This year we have seen new ...

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Our 2015 Young Journo winner on her New York newsroom trip — and tips for entering this year

Thinking about entering our Young Journo awards, which are now open for 2017? Amy McNeilage, the 2015 Walkley Young Australian Journalist of the Year, shares her advice. Amy's trip was supported by prize partners at Twitter, CNN, Cathay Pacific and Huffington Post, with overall partnership by News C ...

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2015 Walkley Award Winners: ‘Making a Killing’ wins Gold at 60th Walkleys

The Four Corners team of Caro Meldrum-Hanna, Sam Clark and Max Murch have won Australian journalism’s top honour – the Gold Walkley Award – for their courageous and extraordinary expose “Making a Killing,” which proved things were rotten in the greyhound racing industry in Australia. The Four Cor ...

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60 years of Walkleys, starting with a stateless refugee

By Jacquelyn Hole, executive producer of the 2015 Walkleys With the 60th Walkleys coming up next week, we're in a remembering mood. So we dug through the archives and found these great moments from the past decades. Watch the Walkleys on Thursday, Dec. 3 at 7 p.m. AEDT — learn more here. [cap ...

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