Student Journalist of the Year

Carol Saffer won the 2017 Student Journalist of the Year Award


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Entries for the 2018 Student Journalist of the Year Award will open late in 2018.

The winner will be announced at the 2018 Quill Awards night dinner, held in March 2019.

They will receive return airfares to the United States to attend the annual Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE) conference and accommodation and registration to the conference. They will also receive a year's membership of the Melbourne Press Club.

The Award is open to Victorian students whose work has been published in outlets available to the public in 2018. The judges give priority to originality, impact, quality and initiative.

See the links below for more information and to see past winners .


Student Journalist Tess Ikonomou and Young Journalist Bridget Judd report back on their experiences at the 2017 IRE conference.


More on the IRE conference from Young Journalist Award winners

2017 Student Journalist of the Year Carol Saffer 

Student Journalist of the Year Honour Roll

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Membership is $85 for journalists, $110 for associate members and $40 for students.

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