2020 Queensland Clarion Awards: winners

The winners of the 2020 Queensland Clarion Awards were announced on Saturday September 19 at a cocktail event.

Nine’s Tim Arvier (pictured) and ABC’s Mark Willacy were big winners from Television. Seven News and NITV’s The Point also winners.

The annual awards celebrate quality journalism, and reward a media professional whose commitment to excellence in media coverage best informs and entertains Queenslanders.

TV and related categories:

Major Awards

Investigative Journalism
Mark Willacy, Four Corners, “Killing Field”

Journalist of the Year 2020
Tim Arvier, The Today Show and Nine News – National daytime coverage, “Live Reporting in Minneapolis” and “Minneapolis Burning”

All Media categories

Multicultural Reporting
Stefan Armbruster, SBS News Online, SBS World News 1830 Bulletin, “Untold stories from multicultural Australia”

Social Issues Reporting
Josh Bavas, ABC TV News and ABC News Online, “Angelo vs Bupa – A student’s fight for life”

Broadcast Interview
Tim Arvier, The Today Show and Nine News – National daytime coverage, “Live Reporting in Minneapolis”

Television/Audio Visual categories

TV News Report
Tim Arvier, Nine News and The Today Show, “Minneapolis Burning”

TV Current Affairs, Feature, Documentary or Special Broadcast
Mark Willacy, Four Corners, “Killing Field”

The John Bean Memorial Award for Television Camerawork
Luke Dorrington, Channel Seven News, “Country QLD COVID Comeback”

Regional and Community categories

Regional and Community – Broadcast Report
Douglas Smith, The Point NITV, “The Power of Repatriation: Returning stolen Indigenous remains and artefacts to where they rightfully belong”

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