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2016 Queensland Clarion Award winners announced

Winners Baz McAlister, Tony Bela, Rhian Deutrom and Kate Kyriacou

The Media, Entertainment & Arts Alliance (MEAA) has announced the winners of the 2016 Queensland Clarion Awards for Excellence in Journalism.
The winners were revealed on Saturday night September 10, at a gala dinner for 300 guests in the Boulevard Room of the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, hosted by Carly Egan of the Seven Network and Sean Parnell of The Australian.
The Clarion Awards, administered by MEAA, recognise excellence in Queensland journalism across a range of categories.
The 2016 Queensland Journalist of Year is Sarah Elks of The Australian who won the Clarions for All Media – Business Journalism and All Media – Investigative Journalism.
MEAA congratulates all the Clarion Award winners in what has been a standout year for excellent Queensland journalism.

All Media – Business Journalism              
Sarah Elks, The Australian, Unmasking Terry Smith

All Media – Commentary, Analysis, Opinion & Critique
Mark Ludlow, Fairfax Media/The Australian Financial Review, Lunch with The AFR & more

All Media – Health and Wellness            
Janelle Miles, The Courier-Mail, News Ltd , Gift of Love

All Media – Broadcast Interview              
Kay McGrath & Paula Doneman , 7 News, Terry Lewis’s Last Card

All Media – Indigenous Issues Reporting
Brian Bennion, APN News and Media/The Queensland Times, Is Nothing Sacred? – Deebing Creek Mission

All Media – Most Outstanding Journalism Student
Joseph  Ogilvie, Queensland University of Technology, Body of Work

All Media – Multicultural Queensland Award
Leisa Scott, News Corp, The Road Ahead

All Media – Rural Journalism
Kirstin Murray, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Baby Cash

All Media – Social Issues Reporting
Heidi Davoren, Matthew Liddy, Lucy Fahey, Ben Spraggon & Colin Gourlay, Australian
Broadcasting Corporation, These women are not just statistics

All Media – Sports Journalism
Nance Haxton, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Why are boxers dying in Queensland?

All Media – New Journalist of the Year
Rhian Deutrom, News Corp, Body of Work

All Media – Investigative Journalism
Sarah Elks, The Australian, Unmasking Terry Smith

All Media – Freelance Journalism
Andrew McMillen, Various , Body of work

All Media – Multimedia Journalism
Tim Leslie, Will   Ockenden, Simon Elvery, & Colin Gourlay, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, What your metadata reveals about you

All Media – Cartoon Illustration or Graphic
Tony Bela, The Courier-Mail, Game of Toads

Photography – News Photograph- Metropolitan
Luke Marsden, The Courier-Mail/ The Sunday Mail, Kindergarten Cops

Photography – Photographic Essay
Liam Kidston, News Corp, Beirut Bungle

Photography – Sports Photography
Luke Marsden, The Courier-Mail, Capsize

Print/Text – Feature Article
Kate Kyriacou, The Courier-Mail/Sunday Mail, Ravenshoe – the untold story

Print/Text – News Report
Kate Kyriacou, The Courier-Mail/Sunday Mail, Five hours to catch a killer

Print /Text – Best Three Headings
Baz McAlister, News Corp, Threat Level: Hilux

Radio – Current Affairs, Feature Documentary or Special
Elly Bradfield, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, St George’s ice struggle

Radio – News Report
Isobel Roe, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Oakey contamination scare

Regional & Community – Print/ Text: News Report
Grace Mason (nee Uhr) ,The Cairns Post, Member Exposed

Regional & Community – Broadcast Report
Elly Bradfield, ABC Southern Queensland, St George’s ice struggle

Regional & Community – Print /Text: Feature Article or Opinion:
Vani Naidoo, APN Australian Regional Media, Pucker up for progress, Giving the homeless hope,& Laying cancer bare

Regional & Community – News Photograph
Glenn Hampson, Gold Coast, Bulletin Pot of Gold

Television – Current Affairs, Feature Documentary
Mark Willacy & Ben Hawke, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Into the Zone

Television – The John Bean Award for News and Current Affairs Camerawork
Luke Dorrington, Seven Network, North Queensland Drought

Television News Report
Darren Curtis, Nine Network, Jakarta Bombing

Most Outstanding Contribution to Journalism
Kay McGrath, Seven Network

2016 Queensland Journalist of the year
Sarah Elks, The Australian

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