28th Quills: Best Breaking News or Live Coverage

The Nine News Melbourne team has won the 2022 Best Breaking News or Live Coverage Quill for “Maribyrnong Flood Special Coverage”

Judges' citation

All media outlets did a good job conveying the scale of the floods that deluged parts of Victoria and Melbourne's Maribyrnong River last October, but one newsroom stood out. The coverage by Nine News Melbourne was comprehensive and captured the drama of the flooding as it unfolded. Across 14 hours the Nine team delivered images, maps, graphics and compelling information from reporters on the spot in Maribyrnong, Rochester, Seymour and Wycheproof. This was journalism with impact, immediacy, initiative and high engagement for the audience.

Highly commended

Sarah Jane Bell, Ethan St Ellen, and Roland Pagels, Sunrise, 7NEWS, “Maribyrnong Flood”


7NEWS Melbourne, “Victoria's Flood Emergency”

The Age online team, The Age, “Djokovic deportation saga” (Link 1, Link 2, Link 3)

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