Young Journalist of the Year Awards
All media: Public service journalism

Laura Murphy-Oates (@lauramoates) is a 27-year-old Ngiyampaa Wailwan woman, who grew up on Darkinjung land on the central coast. She is a presenter and producer on the daily current affairs show The Feed on SBS VICELAND. Over the past six years, Laura has worked across SBS and NITV as a video journalist, news reporter and documentary producer, travelling to Indigenous communities all around Australia. Her work at NITV earned her a Logie nomination in 2017 and a NSW Multicultural and Indigenous Media Award in 2016.