2019 Quills: Podcasting

Richard Baker, Rachael Dexter, Kate Cole-Adams & Siobhan McHugh won the 2019 Podcasting Quill for the series 'The Last Voyage of the Pong Su'.

Judges' citation

The Last Voyage of the Pong Su utilised exceptional investigative skills, original police wiretaps and surveillance audio and research. It was creatively drawn together in a compelling and riveting narrative. Strong use of sound effects, creative audio, and a vast range of witness accounts from locals, police and political experts demonstrated the ability of the podcast to be a powerful journalistic medium.

The winning entry

'The Last Voyage of the Pong Su', The Age

Highly commended

Eric George, Greg Bearup & Nicholas Adams-Dzierzba, The Australian, Who the Hell is Hamish?

Other finalists

Andy Burns, Meghna Bali, Ben Deacon & Kathleen Ferguson, ABC, Prepare to Burn

Matthew Johnston, James Campbell & Jonty Burton, Herald Sun, Face Off


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