THE GERMAN GRANT FOR JOURNALISM 2016
For 25 years, the German Embassy in Canberra, in co-operation with the National Press Club of Australia, has been offering the annual “German Grant for Journalism”. The purpose of the prize is to encourage Australian journalists to present issues pertaining Germany to Australian audiences.
This year’s topic for the project was: “Migration and Integration”
Winner of the German Grant for Journalism Award 2016 Announced
Congratulations to Eryk Bagshaw from the Sydney Morning Herald – Winner of the German Grant for Journalism Award 2016!
Eryk was named the winner for his proposed features on migration and integration.
Eryk has won a one week research trip to Germany funded and supported by the German Government.
He also joins a notable list of Australian journalists who’s names are inscribed on the honour board at the National Press Club of Australia.
The award was presented by Ms Gerda Winkler, Counsellor and Deputy Head of Mission at the German Embassy.
Eryk Bagshaw and Ms Gerda Winkler (pictured above)
GERMAN GRANT FOR JOURNALISM WINNERS
|1999||Maria Zijlstra||ABC Radio|
|2001/2||Susan Wyndham||Sydney Morning Herald|
|2003||Susan Wyndham||Sydney Morning Herald|
|2004||Simon Grose||Canberra Times|
|2005||Cherelle Murphy||Australian Financial Review|
|2006||Sophie Morris||Australian Financial Review|
|2007||Chris Johnson||The West Australian|
|2008||Danielle Cronin||Canberra Times|
|2009||Steven Scott||Australian Financial Review|
|2010||Kieran Gilbert||Sky News Australia|
|2011||David Crowe||Australian Financial Review|
|2012||Michael Shirrefs||ABC Radio National|
|2013||Joanna Heath||Australian Financial Review|
|2014||Tom Arup||The Age|
|2015||Leesha McKenny||The Sydney Morning Herald|
|2016||Eryk Bagshaw||The Sydney Morning Herald|