Walkley Foundation introduces John Bergin as project manager for Google News Initiative training program in Australia and NZ

February 4, 2019 The Walkley Foundation is delighted to welcome a new staff member to the Walkley team. Based in Sydney, John Bergin will be project manager responsible for rolling out the Google News Initiative training program in Australia and New Zealand, a program managed by the Walkley Found ...

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Inaugural Our Watch fellows announced

14 outstanding journalists from around Australia have been selected as the inaugural Our Watch Fellows. The journalists, from a wide range of backgrounds and media organisations, will attend a series of three retreats in February, March and June 2019. The Our Watch Fellowship program aims to build a ...

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Hit podcast The Teacher’s Pet wins the 2018 Gold Walkley Award

The Australian’s investigative journalist Hedley Thomas and composer/producer Slade Gibson were announced as the winners of Australian journalism’s highest honour in Brisbane tonight. The Teacher’s Pet explored the 1982 disappearance of Sydney mother Lyn Dawson, bringing investigative reporting t ...

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Walkley Foundation announces $50,000 in 2019 grants for journalists, Kerry O’Brien as new chair

As well as unveiling Walkley Award-winners in 30 categories, some major industry news was announced at the 63rd Walkley Awards Gala Dinner in Brisbane on Thursday November 22. Walkley Foundation chief executive Louisa Graham announced that the first round of Walkley Public Fund grants will be dis ...

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Watch the 2018 Walkley Awards

Thanks to our broadcast partner Sky News Australia, you can watch the 63rd Walkley Awards for Excellence in Journalism online here.

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The Walkleys are coming

Get your fix of Australia’s best journalism this Thursday November 22. It’s the week we’ve all been waiting for. A fantastic crop of 2018 Walkley finalists have been judged by their peers as the best journalists of the year, and this Thursday night we’ll find out the winners. A shiny, pointy ...

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