Mike Amor awarded Journalist of the Year in LA

Seven News US Bureau Chief Mike Amor has been named television Journalist of the Year at the Los Angeles Press Club’s 59th annual Southern California Journalism Awards.

This is the second year in a row he has been awarded the honour.

Amor’s coverage of the 2016 Orlando nightclub shooting and the special feature In Cold Blood: The Chris Lane Story, were key stories amongst the three awards won by the Seven News team.

Seven Network Director of News and Public Affairs Craig McPherson said: “This major award is outstanding recognition of Mike’s work and the work of Seven News’ exceptional US team.”

Other Aussie wins went to Phil Goyen, Nine News for Best News Feature: “Divided States of America.” His “Life from Death” story was also recognised in the Investigative category.

Rachael Dyer, Darren Curtis, and Timothy Myers won Best International News Feature for “Ghost Cats of Los Angeles” with Dyer recognised in Social Media for “Behind the Scenes at the 88th Academy Awards.

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