2024 Quill Awards: nominees

TV nominees in Victorian journalism awards include ABC News, 7:30, Seven News, Nine News.

Nominees have been announced for the 2024 Quill Awards, held by the Melbourne Press Club.

TV nominees include ABC News, 7:30, Seven News, Nine News, Australian Story, SKY News, Landline, A Current Affair, 60 Minutes.

Winners will be announced at the 29th Quill Awards Dinner on Friday 15 March.

TV and related categories:

TV/Video News
Neary Ty, Nine News, “Glenn Archer”
Neary Ty, Nine News, “Youth Justice”
Sharnelle Vella, 7NEWS, “Porter Davis Crisis”
Cassie Zervos, 7NEWS, “School Boy Abduction” (pictured)

TV Camera Work (Creative)
Andrew Altree-Williams, 7.30, “Andy Jackson’s poetry ‘gives us a new way to see’ disability”
Andrew Altree-Williams, 7.30, “Landholders battle the prospect of new above-ground electricity lines”
Simon Winter, Australian Story, “Changing Minds”
Pete Healy, Landline, “Swamp Saviours”

TV Camera Work (Shot of the Year)
Tim Furness, Nine News, “Fitzroy garden murder”
Stephen Ramplin, A Current Affair, “Mushroom cook speaks”

TV/Video Feature
Christine Ahern and Lisa Brown, 60 Minutes, “VBA exposed”
Sam Cucchiara and Paul Sakkal, A Current Affair & The Age, “Senator Six-Pack”
Lauren Day, 7.30, “Stunned: The hidden footage the pork industry doesn’t want you to see”
Louise Milligan, Mary Fallon and Jessica Longbottom, Four Corners, “Hiding Behind Tombstones”

Scoop of the Year
John Ferguson, The Australian, “Police investigate mass poisoning in Leongatha”
Benita Kolovos and Paul Karp, Guardian Australia, “Lidia Thorpe quits Greens party to pursue black sovereignty”
Dan Oakes, ABC News, “The mushroom deaths”
Cameron Stewart, The Australian, “Red Sea Warship”

Best Breaking News or Live Coverage
7NEWS Team, “Daylesford Crash Disaster”
ABC News Victoria, “Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews Resigns”
The Age, “Daniel Andrews resigns”
Herald Sun Newsroom, “Bourke St Carnage”

Excellence in Indigenous Affairs Reporting
7am podcast, “The Fight for a Voice”
Nino Bucci, Guardian Australia, “Aboriginal pedestrian deaths in the Northern Territory”
Joseph Dunstan and Lauren Day, ABC News, “’A life without Veronica’ and ‘Victoria’s treaty journey’”
Nick McKenzie, Natalie Clancy, Erin Pearson and Sammi Taylor, 60 Minutes and The Age, “National Disgrace”

Excellence in Science, Medical and Health Reporting,
Amy Bainbridge and Angus Whitley, Bloomberg, “Black Summer’s Toxic Legacy”
Jackson Graham, The Age, “Autopsies, strokes and sleep apnoea explained”
Sherryn Groch, The Age, “Journey into the deep sea”
Izabella Staskowski, The Today Show, “Battling endometriosis”

Innovation in Journalism,
The Conversation Australia and New Zealand, “Understanding the history of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in 5 charts”
Kai Feng, Jarrod Fankhauser, Olivia Ralph and Steven Viney, ABC News, “Instant credibility”
Selling the Green Dream, ABC News, “Selling the Green Dream”
Visual Stories Team, The Age, “The offside trap”

Multicultural Affairs and Media
Casey Briggs and Ahmed Yussuf, ABC News, “African and Middle Eastern communities over-represented in COVID-19 fines in Victoria, data shows”
Suzan Delibasic, Herald Sun, “Lee Family Deportation Fight”
Kassahun Negewo and Ruchika Talwar, SBS, “Detention to determination: Former Nauru detainee is now a ticket inspector on Melbourne Metro”
Dellaram Vreeland, Guardian Australia, “After growing up Iranian in Ballarat, I know it to be a welcoming place – a hate march won’t change that”

Regional and Rural Journalism
Rachel Clayton, Charlotte King and Andy Burns, ABC News, “Suspected unlicensed dams multiplying across stressed Moorabool River”
Emma D’Agostino, Danielle Bonica and Josie Taylor, ABC Central Victoria, “A Fine Balance”
Tim Lee, Landline, “Satellite Stock Squad”
Tamara McDonald, Geelong Advertiser, body of work

Sports News,
Daniel Brettig, The Age, “Australians abused in Lord’s Long Room in Ashes Test”
Mitch Cleary, Pat Harrison and Damian Shine, 7NEWS Melbourne, “Gold Coast land Hardwick”
Scott Gullan, Herald Sun, “Peter Bol drugs scandal”
Ben Schneiders, The Age, “The tax haven, the PO box, the tropical island: Who owns Australian soccer”

Young Journalist of the Year
Chelsea Bunting, Geelong Advertiser, body of work
Carly Douglas, Herald Sun, body of work
Holly Edwards-Smith, Sky News Australia, body of work
Carla Jaeger, The Age, “Netball Australia”

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