Re­porter up for youth gong

Geraldton Guardian - - NEWS - Guardian re­porter Francesca Mann.

A Ger­ald­ton re­porter has been named a fi­nal­ist for a State award aimed at recog­nis­ing out­stand­ing young jour­nal­ists, pho­tog­ra­phers, blog­gers and me­dia con­trib­u­tors.

The Ger­ald­ton Guardian jour­nal­ist Francesca Mann has been recog­nised for the lead­ing youth me­dia ac­co­lade, the Youth Af­fairs Coun­cil of WA’s Char­maine Dra­gun Me­mo­rial Award, af­ter also hav­ing made the short list in 2017.

Last year, the me­dia award was won by for­mer Ger­ald­ton Guardian jour­nal­ist Leti­tia Bus­niak.

This year, Mann sub­mit­ted a pro­file story from the Artist of the Week series — which is pub­lished in Tues­day edi­tions of The Ger­ald­ton Guardian.

She will at­tend the WA Youth Awards cer­e­mony in Perth on Fri­day, where the win­ner of the Char­maine Dra­gun Me­mo­rial Award will be an­nounced, along with the win­ners of a num­ber of other youth award cat­e­gories.

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