THE GERMAN GRANT FOR JOURNALISM 2017
awarded by the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany
For over 30 years the German Embassy in Canberra has been offering the annual “German Grant for Journalism” in co-operation with the National Press Club of Australia. The purpose of this grant – which was first awarded in 1986 – is to encourage Australian journalists to present issues pertaining to Germany to Australian audiences.
This year’s topic was:
“Populism and party dissatisfaction – challenges ahead of the German Federal Election?”
Winner of the German Grant for Journalism Award 2017
Congratulations to Jessica Sier from the Australian Financial Review – Winner of the German Grant for Journalism Award 2017!
Jessica was named the winner for her proposed features on “Populism and party dissatisfaction – challenges ahead of the German Federal Election?”
Jessica has won a one week research trip to Germany in the lead-up to the 2017 Federal Election,
funded and supported by the German Government.
She also joins a notable list of Australian journalists who’s names are inscribed on the honour board at the National Press Club of Australia.
The award was presented by Ms Gerda Winkler, Counsellor and Deputy Head of Mission at the German Embassy.
GERMAN GRANT FOR JOURNALISM WINNERS
|1999||Maria Zijlstra||ABC Radio|
|2001/2||Susan Wyndham||Sydney Morning Herald|
|2003||Susan Wyndham||Sydney Morning Herald|
|2004||Simon Grose||Canberra Times|
|2005||Cherelle Murphy||Australian Financial Review|
|2006||Sophie Morris||Australian Financial Review|
|2007||Chris Johnson||The West Australian|
|2008||Danielle Cronin||Canberra Times|
|2009||Steven Scott||Australian Financial Review|
|2010||Kieran Gilbert||Sky News Australia|
|2011||David Crowe||Australian Financial Review|
|2012||Michael Shirrefs||ABC Radio National|
|2013||Joanna Heath||Australian Financial Review|
|2014||Tom Arup||The Age|
|2015||Leesha McKenny||The Sydney Morning Herald|
|2016||Eryk Bagshaw||The Sydney Morning Herald|
|2017||Jessica Sier||Australian Financial Review|