The entertainment editor-at-large for The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age, Michael Idato, has been nominated in the Journalist of the Year (Print circulation 50,000+ category) at the Los Angeles Press Club annual Southern California Journalism Awards.
He is nominated alongside journalists from The Hollywood Reporter, LA Weekly and Playboy magazine.
Idato also received nominations in two other categories for cover stories in the Green Guide and Guide on the way House of Cards changed television and in Spectrum with Jane Fonda talking about how life begins at 80.
The winners will be announced Sunday, June 30.
Idato won’t be able to attend the awards event due to an annual trip back to Australia to attend the TV Week Logie Awards.