Closing Soon: The 2019 Harry Gordon Australian Sports Journalist of the Year Award

Visit the Harry Gordon home page for entries and further information

Entries for the 2019 Harry Gordon Australian Sports Journalist of the Year Award – the premier sports journalism prize in Australia – are now open.

The award recognises excellence in sports journalism in all media across all codes and all regions.

The winner will receive a $7,500 flight prize, a certificate and national recognition for their achievement. The prize is provided by the Melbourne Press Club with support from principal sponsor Virgin Australia.

Harry Gordon, one of the greatest sports writers, war correspondents and editors of his generation, died in January 2015. This award honours his legacy, the esteem with which his peers held him, and his extraordinary contribution to Australian journalism.

The deadline for entries is Friday 31 January 2020. The winner will be announced at the Melbourne Press Club’s annual Quill Awards dinner in Melbourne on Friday 6 March 2020.

For award details and online entries visit the Harry Gordon home page.

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