The Queensland Clarion Awards 2020: nominees

Nominees for Qld journalism awards include Four Corners, Seven News, Nine News & more.

The Queensland Clarion Awards have announced journalism nominees for 2020.

They include Mark Willacy’s Four Corners report on cover ups by Australian special forces in Afghanistan for a major award plus Seven News, Nine News, A Current Affair, SBS World News, SKY News and more.

A presentation is planned for Saturday, September 19.

Major Awards

Investigative Journalism
Michael Atkin, ABC News Online and ABC 7.30, “Leaving Eden Camac to die”
Michael McKenna and John Wilson, The Australian and The Weekend Australian, “Paradise Dam”
Mark Willacy, Four Corners, “Killing Field”

Television / Audio Visual

TV News Report
Stefan Armbruster, SBS World News, “Hands up for Bougainville: Birth of a new nation”
Tim Arvier, Nine News and The Today Show, “Minneapolis Burning”
Nine News Team, Nine News, “Hannah Clarke”

TV Current Affairs, Feature, Documentary or Special Broadcast
Chris Allen, Tracy Grimshaw and Sacha Passi, A Current Affair, “Hannah Clarke”
Lisa Ryan, Sky News Australia, “MH370: The Untold Story”
Mark Willacy, Four Corners, “Killing Field”

The John Bean Memorial Award for Television Camerawork
Stephen Cavenagh, ABC TV News, “Stanthorpe Fire”
Peter Collins, Channel Seven News, “House Fire/Rescue Toowoomba”
Luke Dorrington, Channel Seven News, “Country QLD COVID Comeback”

All Media

Rural Journalism
Sarah Elks, The Australian, “The Grosvenor investigation”
Nathan Morris and Elly Bradfield, ABC 7pm News, ABC Radio News, ABC News Online, “New Acland Coal vs the Oakey farmers”
Dominique Schwartz, ABC Radio AM and ABC TV 7.30, “Rural mental health”

Health Reporting
Elly Bradfield, Rebecca Richardson and Nathan Morris, ABC News, ABC Online and Radio National, Earshot, “Inside the Birth Suite”
ABC News Story Lab, ABC News Digital, “ABC News Story Lab COVID-19 coverage”
Janelle Miles, The Courier-Mail, “Surgeon Banned from ‘Scoping’”

Sports Journalism
Peter Badel, The Courier-Mail and The Sunday Mail, “COVID-19: How Peter V’Landys Saved the NRL”
Brittney Kleyn, ABC News Online, ABC 7pm News, IGTV, “Issues facing Women in the AFLW”
Eliza Reilly, Gold Coast Bulletin, “Line in the sand”

Multicultural Reporting
Stefan Armbruster, SBS News Online, SBS World News 1830 Bulletin, “Untold stories from multicultural Australia”
Kelly Butterworth, ABC News Online, “Community relations: Badge and Culture”
Josh Robertson, ABC TV News and ABC AM, “Gus Kuster and the folly of Australia’s hard line”

Social Issues Reporting
Josh Bavas, ABC TV News and ABC News Online, “Angelo Vs Bupa – A student’s fight for life”
Leanne Edmistone, QWeekend, “Care Factor”
George Roberts and Josh Robertson, ABC TV News, ABC Radio Current Affairs, ABC Radio News and ABC News Online, “Autistic teens locked in squalor, despite reports to ‘Child Safety’”

Broadcast Interview
Tim Arvier, The Today Show and Nine News – National daytime coverage, “Live Reporting in Minneapolis”
Jessica Millward, Nine News and The Today Show, “Live Reporting in the Exclusion Zone”
Mark Willacy, Four Corners, “Killing Field”

ABC News Story Lab, ABC News Digital, “Australia Talks”
Tim Leslie, Matt Martino, Colin Gourlay, Ben Spraggon and Cristen Tilley, ABC News Digital, “How extreme conditions drove Australia’s bushfire crisis”
Tim Leslie, Ben Spraggon, Joshua Byrd, Nathan Hoad and Cristen Tilley, ABC News Digital, “How climate change has impacted the world since your childhood”

New Journalist of the Year
Marian Faa, ABC News Online and PM – ABC Radio National, “Ethical concerns over military’s COVID-19 drug trials”
Jack McKay, The Courier-Mail and The Sunday Mail, “Body of Work”
Tim Swanston, ABC News, ABC News Digital and Triple J Hack: “Body of Work”


Regional and Community – Broadcast Report
Annie Guest, ABC Landline, “The fight for the right to repair”
Bryce Heaton, 9 News Queensland – Regional Bulletin and The Today Show, “Townsville Youth Crime”
Douglas Smith, The Point NITV, “The Power of Repatriation: Returning stolen Indigenous remains and artefacts to where they rightfully belong”

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