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Journalism Awards

European Union – Qantas Journalism Award

Application deadline: 22 July 2019, 5 PM AEST


*This award will not go ahead in 2020.


Applications are open for the 2019 EU-QANTAS Journalist Award. In its 27th year, the award is open to Australian-based journalists with more than three years’ experience working in Australian print, television or digital media.

Courtesy of Qantas, the winner will travel business class to Europe where they will undertake a ten-day working visit to the European institutions, and up to three EU Member States, to research and report upon their proposed topic covering European themes that are of interest to an Australian audience.

Selection is based primarily on the proposed topic and demonstrated interest to the Australian audience. Originality and innovation is highly valued. Journalists should outline which media platforms they will publish/broadcast on, including the use of social media.

Applicants must submit three examples of published work from the previous 12 months and have their employer’s written recommendation and confirmation to participate in the program, ideally within the second half of 2019.The EU Delegation to Australia will organise the program, including high-level interviews.

Accommodation costs and per diem are covered.

Application deadline: 22 July 2019, 5 PM AEST

To apply, please send your CV and all materials, including digital or audio content via email or post to:

The Awards Coordinator
National Press Club
PO Box 6184
Kingston ACT 2604
E. coordinator@npc.org.au

*Please include three copies of your application if submitting by post only. 

Enquiries: Nick Pedley, Delegation of the European Union to Australia, Canberra
T. (02) 6271 2744 E. nick.pedley@eeas.europa.eu

or

Susanna Dunkerley, Delegation of the European Union to Australia, Canberra,
T. (02) 6271 2747 E. susanna.dunkerley@eeas.europa.eu

European Union – Qantas Journalism Award Winners

1999

Rebecca Gorman

ABC Radio

2000

Sid Marris

The Australian

2001

Cathy Pryor

The Australian

2002

Deidre Macken

Australian Financial Review

2003

Allesandra Fabro

Australian Financial Review

2004

Damien Carrick

ABC Radio National

2005

Diana Bagnall

The Bulletin

2006

Josh Gordon

The Age

2006

Tony Boyd

Australian Financial Review

2007

Michael Visontay

Herald Sun

2008

Tim Colebatch

The Age

2009

Cathy Alexander

Australian Associated Press

2010

Lyn Gallacher

ABC Radio National

2011

Adam Morton

The Age

2012

Eleanor Hall

ABC The World Today

2013

Jake Sturmer

ABC News

2014

Aaron Patrick

Australian Financial Review

2015

Peter Ryan

ABC Radio

2016

Angela Macdonald-Smith

Australian Financial Review

2017

Laura Tingle

Australian Financial Review

2018

Brett Worthington

ABC

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