Our pic­men among fi­nal­ists

Western Suburbs Weekly - - News -

WESTERN Sub­urbs Weekly pho­tog­ra­pher of more than 13 years An­drew Ritchie is a triple fi­nal­ist in the Pa­cific Area News­pa­per Pub­lish­ers’ As­so­ci­a­tion 2015 News­pa­per of the Year Awards.

Ritchie was nom­i­nated for his se­ries on The Giants dur­ing this year’s Perth In­ter­na­tional Arts Fes­ti­val, Cottes­loe beach art at the 2015 Sculp­ture by the Sea and an ac­tion shot of West Coast Fever net­ballers.

Fel­low long-time Com­mu­nity News­pa­per Group pho­tog­ra­phers Jon Hew­son and Martin Ken­nealey were also nom­i­nated.

“Feed­back from the panel of judges sug­gests that this has been the most com­pet­i­tive awards for daily and week­end news­pa­pers for a very long time,” The News­pa­per Works chief ex­ec­u­tive Mark Hol­lands said.

Win­ners will be an­nounced on Septem­ber 11.

Two pic­tures by Com­mu­nity News­pa­per Group pho­tog­ra­phers are up for awards.

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