2020 Quills: Radio News

Richard Willingham of ABC Radio News has won the 2020 Quill for Radio News.

Judges' citation

Willingham broke the story that led to the resignation of the Health Minister Jenny Mikakos. Reporting on a tight deadline, he quickly identified inconsistencies between her testimony to the hotel quarantine inquiry and what was on the public record. It was a story of immense importance to the state - the hotel quarantine bungle ultimately leading to one of the world’s longest COVID lockdowns.

The winning entry

Did Health Minister Jenny Mikakos & the Hotel Quarantine inquiry?, ABC Radio News, 25 September 2020

Other finalists

Seb Costello, Triple M Breakfast, Police Pounce on Tiger

Iskhandar Razak, ABC 774 Afternoons, The Search for William Callaghan

Brian Wilson, 3AW, Airline Emergency

Please note: the above link/s may not comprise the entirety of an entry submitted for consideration.

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