Ritchie gets national recognition at PANPA
COMMUNITY Newspaper Group won three of four community photography categories at Australia’s largest news awards last Friday.
The Pacific Area Newspaper Publishers Association (PANPA) awards, held in Sydney, also recognised news excellence in New Zealand and other pacific countries.
Western Suburbs Weekly photographer Andrew Ritchie won photo of the year for the community section of features and lifestyle for his photo series of The Giants, the street theatre phenomenon that captivated Perth in February.
Mandurah Coastal Times photographer Jon Hewson won the portrait and sports categories in the community news division for his photos of Dean Finlay and Jessica Whiting.
Andrew Ritchie’s award-winning photo of The Giants.