Best work on show
OUR award-winning photographers are up for more national awards.
Andrew Ritchie has been nominated in the 2018 News Media Awards for his photograph of emerging WA junior swimming talent Brendan Best.
Our impressive eight nominations,
COMMUNITY News has notched up an impressive eight nominations in the 2018 News Media Awards.
The Gazette’s sister paper the Stirling Times was nominated for Community News Brand of the Year in the annual national awards, the only WA newspaper nominated in either community, regional, daily or weekend news Brand of the Year categories.
The Times’ submission included our group’s frontpage launch of the 2017 local government election voter turnout campaign, a campaign that has also notched up a News Media Award nomination.
The campaign, which was honoured with a nomination for Best Community or Social-Purpose Initiative, was a group-wide editorial-led initiative to improve voter turnout in last year’s local government elections.
In other notable nominations, our insights and strategy director Guy Turner was nominated for News Media Executive of the Year. Turner has played a key role in several collaborations since 2017.
Community News’ work with Sports Edge to cover the WAFL is one such partnership.
The partnership was also been nominated for Innovation of the Year.
Community News’ photographer.
Andrew Ritchie scored three sports photography nominations for Cage fighting, Driver and Swimming for gold.
Jon Hewson was nominated in the news photography category for Mandurah Marina lights.
The awards will be announced in Sydney on September 14.
Andrew Ritchie’s picture of swimmer Brendan Best.
Cage fighting, one of photographer Andrew Ritchie’s submissions.