Federal Parliamentary Press Gallery
Journalist of the Year

FEDERAL PARLIAMENTARY PRESS GALLERY JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR

Federal Parliamentary Press Gallery Journalists are invited to enter the 2017 Award for Press Gallery Journalist of the Year.

This prestigious Award aims to celebrate excellence in journalism by members of the Federal Parliamentary Press Gallery.

The winning journalist receives a $5000 cheque and his or her name inscribed on the honour board permanently displayed at the National Press Club of Australia.

The Award for Press Gallery Journalist of the Year is unique as it is restricted to members of the Federal Parliamentary Press Gallery.

The Award is proudly supported by Westpac.

 

 

 

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The award is open to all Press Gallery journalists who have held a Press Gallery pass to Parliament House in the past 12 months.

Entries will only be accepted for work published or broadcast between 12 July 2016 and 12 May 2017.

Submitted work must be the original work of the applicant.

Entries can be lodged by either the applicant or another Press Gallery member with the consent of the journalist being nominated.

Joint applications will be accepted.

The annual award is for a story or series of stories covering a single issue or a range of issues, including opinion pieces. Entries covering federal public policy and national politics are encouraged; however other topical issues are welcome.

Entries can be submitted in any medium and should be accompanied by a brief written statement backgrounding the submission and a current CV of the applicant.

Award submissions are to be lodged by Thursday 08 June 2017.

Five (5) copies of each submission including four copies of any videotapes, audiotapes or press clips should be posted to:

The Awards Coordinator
National Press Club of Australia
PO Box 6184
Kingston  ACT  2600

or delivered to:

National Press Club of Australia
16 National Circuit
Barton A.C.T
2600


FEDERAL PARLIAMENTARY PRESS GALLERY JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR WINNERS

2002  Matt Price The Australian
2003  Tony Walker Australian Financial Review
2004  Laura Tingle Australian Financial Review
2005  Paul Daley The Bulletin
2006 Mark Riley Seven Network
2007 Lenore Taylor Australian Financial Review
2008 Katharine Murphy The Age
2009 Lyndal Curtis ABC Radio
2010 Nicola Berkovic The Australian
2011 Matt Moran Network Ten
2012 Phillip Coorey Sydney Morning Herald
2013 Phillip Coorey Sydney Morning Herald
2014 Lenore Taylor The Guardian Australia
2015 Nick Butterly and Andrew Probyn The West Australian
2016 Andrew Probyn The West Australian