2016 Young Journalist of the Year

Bridget Judd, of ABC Warrnambool, was named the Melbourne Press Club’s 2016 Young Journalist of the Year.

The Young Journalist of the Year receives a $1000 cash grant, return travel to the United States to attend the annual Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE) conference and one year’s international membership of the IRE organisation. The Award is supported by the Wilnic Family Trust and Josephine Nicholls, widow of David Wilson, who headed The Age Insight team for 10 years.

Highly Commended

Monique Hore of The Herald Sun.

Other finalists

Reid Butler (A Current Affair/Nine Network); Monique Hore (Herald Sun
Cassie Zervos (Herald Sun)


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