COMMUNITY News has won the award for best sports photographer at the 2018 News Media Awards in Sydney.
The organisation, which runs 12 newspapers across Perth, was up for eight awards on the night.
Andrew Ritchie (pictured) scored three nominations in the Sports Photography of the Year category, with his ‘cage fighting’ snap winning on the night.
Ritchie was also highly commended for his photograph ‘driver’.
Jon Hewson was highly commended by the judges in the News Photography of the Year category for ‘Mandurah Marina lights’.
The Stirling Times was nominated for Community News Brand of the Year.
Our local government election voter turnout cam- paign scored a nomination for Best Community or Social-Purpose Initiative.
A partnership with Sports Edge, bringing unparalleled WAFL coverage through Footy Radio both online and in print, was nominated for Innovation of the Year.
Insights and strategy director Guy Turner was nominated for the Media Executive of the Year Award.
Andrew Ritchie’s award-winning sports photograph.