Amy Bainbridge of ABC Radio AM won the 2019 Radio Journalism (Short Form) Quill for "Telstra Investigated Over Selling ‘Unaffordable Contracts" To Vulnerable Australians'
Amy Bainbridge's investigation into exploitative sales practices by Telstra to people on welfare prompted industry-wide changes, and resulted in Telstra offering to buy back debt from thousands of vulnerable Australians. Her reporting gave voice to people affected by the telco’s actions.
The winning entry
Amy Bainbridge, ABC Radio AM, Telstra Investigated Over Selling ‘Unaffordable Contracts’ To Vulnerable Australians
Alexis Daish, 3AW, Jonathan Dick Arrested
Jordan Tunbridge, 3AW, Wimbledon
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