Cathy Jacobs, Ben Knight, Mary Gearin & Cameron Best of won the 2019 TAC Towards Zero Quill for Road Safety Reporting for their ABC News Road Safety Special.
This was outstanding, comprehensive journalism by an ABC team: thirteen minutes of television devoted to reporting about all aspects of the road toll on the eve of the state government’s road safety summit. The special led a prime-time news service and was exceptionally extensive, with multiple reporters covering every angle and drawing on fresh and file footage.
The winning entry
ABC News Road Safety Special
Benjamin Preiss, The Age, Speed Limit Slashed By 20km/h In Trial On Toll
Stephanie Anderson, Nine News, Medical Episodes
Olivia Shying, Geelong Advertiser, Geelong Road Safety