Ukraine crew leads Walkley Awards nominations

A lot of journalists and photographers from The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age have been introduced as finalists within the 67th Walkley Awards for excellence in journalism.

Anthony Galloway and Kate Geraghty.Credit score:Alex Ellinghausen and James Brickwood

Distinguished photographer Kate Geraghty is shortlisted in three classes for her protection of the conflict in Ukraine whereas her colleague, Anthony Galloway, is shortlisted for protection of a significant situation and manufacturing. The pair sit amongst different award-winning journalists Nick McKenzie, Adele Ferguson, Kate McClymont, Jacqueline Maley and Sarah Danckert who’ve been nominated throughout quite a lot of classes for information breaking and investigative journalism over the previous 12 months.

The Walkley Basis mentioned 1304 entries had been acquired this 12 months. Walkley Award winners shall be introduced at a gala dinner on the ICC on November 17 in Sydney.

Political editor Peter Hartcher is nominated within the function writing quick class, for his piece, Radioactive: Contained in the the top-secret AUKUS subs deal, whereas former Europe correspondent and editor of The Herald, Bevan Shields, is a finalist within the scoop of the 12 months protection for his piece I don’t assume, I do know the place French president Emmanuel Macron accused former prime minister Scott Morrison of mendacity to him. The Herald’s photographer Brook Mitchell is a finalist for Nikon press photographer of the 12 months, alongside The Age’s Christopher Hopkins.

Geraghty is a finalist in three classes for her photographic work in Ukraine: photographic essay, manufacturing, and protection of a significant situation. Galloway is nominated in protection of a significant situation and manufacturing, whereas Mark Stehle is a finalist within the latter class.

McKenzie is nominated in three classes. He’s a finalist in print/textual content information report with Aisha Dow, and Joel Tozer for work, Triple Zero Disaster, which ran in The Age. His colleague Melissa Cunningham is nominated in the identical class for her work The Melbourne ICU the place the unvaccinated die in disbelief.

McKenzie can also be a finalist within the enterprise class with Tozer and Amelia Ballinger for the 60 Minutes program Star and the playing business’s reckoning. The trio are additionally finalists within the investigative journalism class for The downfall of the gaming business alongside Adele Ferguson, Klaus Toft and Lauren Day for Beauty Surgical procedure in Disaster. She can also be shortlisted within the tv/video present affairs class.

McClymont is nominated alongside Tom Steinfort, Dave McMillan and Tracey Hannaford for the podcast collection Liar Liar, which mentioned the disappearance of fraudster Melissa Caddick.

Danckert joins McKenzie, Tozer and Ballinger within the enterprise journalism class for her work on, whereas Maley is a finalist within the commentary class.

Craig Butt and The Concussion Challenge crew are finalists within the sports activities journalism class for his or her collection Concussion in sport. Heath Gilmore is nominated within the protection of a significant situation, for Hell on Excessive Water, which examined the Lismore floods.

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