The German Grant for Journalism

THE GERMAN GRANT FOR JOURNALISM 2017

awarded by the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany

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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 Announced

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

1999Maria Zijlstra ABC Radio
2000Krista HughesAAP
2001/2Susan WyndhamSydney Morning Herald
2003Susan WyndhamSydney Morning Herald
2004Simon GroseCanberra Times
2005Cherelle MurphyAustralian Financial Review
2006Sophie MorrisAustralian Financial Review
2007Chris JohnsonThe West Australian
2008Danielle CroninCanberra Times
2009Steven ScottAustralian Financial Review
2010Kieran GilbertSky News Australia
2011David CroweAustralian Financial Review
2012Michael ShirrefsABC Radio National
2013Joanna HeathAustralian Financial Review
2014Tom ArupThe Age
2015Leesha McKennyThe Sydney Morning Herald
2016Eryk BagshawThe Sydney Morning Herald
2017Jessica SierAustralian Financial Review