Seven News was awarded at the 2015 Southern California Journalism Awards in the US this week,
US Bureau Chief Mike Amor and cameraman Arron Hage were recognised with the Feature award in the International category for their long-form report, “Free for a Day”, on the Angola Prison Rodeo in Louisiana.
In the television film category, Amor, Hage and cameraman Duncan McLeod also received the Feature Lifestyle award for “Grand Battle”, reporting on the Havasupai tribe who have been living in a village located at the bottom of the Grand Canyon for the past some 800 years. Hage was named Videographer of the Year for his exceptional camera work filming this report.
Network Director of News Rob Raschke said, “It is a credit to our entire news team – from reporters to producers, cameramen and editors – who share a passion for storytelling and high production standards, and whose invaluable work makes stories like this possible.”.