Otago Daily Times

‘ODT’ award winner named


OTAGO Daily Times reporter Chris Morris has been named the newspaper’s 2018 Valpy Rosebowl Trophy winner for his investigat­ive reporting in the ODT Insight Marked by the Cross series.

Mr Morris (38), who grew up in Dunedin, also won the award in 2012 and 2013.

The award, for editorial excellence, is presented annually on the anniversar­y of the November 15, 1861, publicatio­n of the first issue of the ODT, New Zealand’s oldest daily newspaper.

The award is named for Judge W.H. Valpy, one of the founders in 1851 of the weekly Otago Witness, which later amalgamate­d with the ODT.

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