Winners Announced for 2017 Newspaper of the Year Awards

2017 The Newspaper of the Year Awards – Winners

Congratulations to this year’s winners.


DAILY NEWSPAPER OF THE YEAR

National/Metropolitan 

The Australian, News Corp Australia

Regional 

Newcastle Herald, Fairfax Media

Community

The Gympie Times, News Corp Australia 

WEEKEND NEWSPAPER OF THE YEAR

The Weekend Australian, News Corp Australia

DIGITAL NEWS SITE OF THE YEAR

National / Metropolitan 

Australian Financial Review, Fairfax Media

Regional 

Newcastle Herald, Fairfax Media

Community

The Maitland Mercury, Fairfax Media

 

NON- DAILY NEWSPAPER OF THE YEAR

Community 

The City, News Corp Australia

Regional 

Queensland Country Life, Fairfax Media

 

PHOTOGRAPHY

 PORTRAIT

Community 

Of The Sea, Wesley Monts, Herbert River Express, News Corp Australia

Regional 

Snake Boy, Glenn Hampson, Gold Coast Bulletin, News Corp Australia

National / Metropolitan – TIE

Dogs and Dust, Rohan Kelly, The Sunday Telegraph, News Corp Australia

Wild Side, Rohan Thomson, The Canberra Times, Fairfax Media

 

FEATURES AND LIFESTYLE

Community 

Fire Breathing Spider, Andrew Ritchie, Western Suburbs Weekly, Community News Group

Regional 

Nice for a dip, Brendan Radke, Cairns Post, News Corp Australia 

National / Metropolitan 

Lionheart Leo, Sam Ruttyn, The Sunday Telegraph, News Corp Australia


SPORT

Community 

Ray Karaitiana, Marta Juanola, Mandurah Mail, Fairfax Media 

Regional

Para-swimmer, Stephen Parker, Rotorua Daily Post, NZME

National / Metropolitan 

Up the Mast, John Feder, The Australian, News Corp Australia


NEWS

Community 

May the Fourth Be with You, Isabella Lettini, Parramatta Sun, Fairfax Media

Regional 

Festival Aftermath, Justin Kennedy, NT News, News Corp Australia

National / Metropolitan 

Philippine Drug Wars, Kate Geraghty, The Sydney Morning Herald, Fairfax Media


ENVIRONMENT

Wasp Wipeout, Nelson Mail, Fairfax Media


TECHNICAL EXCELLENCE

 

SINGLE-WIDTH

Community 

Sharp Daily, Taiwan – Apple Daily Publication Development Limited, Taiwan Branch

Regional 

Apple Daily, Taiwan – Apple Daily Publication Development Limited, Taiwan Branch

National / Metropolitan 

Apple Daily Hong Kong – Apple Daily Printing Limited

 

DOUBLE-WIDTH

Community 

The Yass Tribune, Canberra Print Centre, Fairfax Media

Regional 

The Land, North Richmond Print Centre, Fairfax Media

National / Metropolitan 

The Australian, Chullora Print Centre, News Corp Australia

PRE-PRINT OR SUPPLEMENT

Off the Leash, Darwin Print Centre, News Corp Australia

 

PRINT CENTRE OF THE YEAR

Canberra Print Centre, Fairfax Media

 

HEGARTY SCHOLARSHIP

Emily Sweet, Australian Community Media, Fairfax Media


DIGITAL

Best Mobile Site (Open) 

The Australian, News Corp Australia

Best Niche / Specialty App or Microsite (Open) 

China’s Operation Australia, theage.com.au, Fairfax Media

Digital Publishing Innovation of the Year (Open) 

Private Business, Public Failure, Stuff Circuit, stuff.co.nz, Fairfax Media

Judges for 2017 were:

Andrew McKean, Miguel D’Souza, Earl Wilkinson, Tony Gilles, Peter Miller, Tim Burrowes, Foad Fadahgi, Samantha Amjadali, Tim Bauer, Camila Carmody, Christopher Getts, Alan Howe, Grant Booker, Rick Slowgrove, Paul Burston, Mal Dale, Peter Netchaef, Jon Reid, Peter Clark, David Roles,  Steve Packham, Eva Rinaldi, Ian Moore, Damien Munday, Christopher Pash, John Hancock, Mark Dadswell, Gavin Ellis, Andy Moger, Ed Efchak, Karyn Krawford, David Hovenden, Nisin Sunito, Mark Hollands, Simon Wake, Charlie Murdoch, Herbert Kieleithner, Michael Van Wyk, Brian Hill, Udesh Gunatunga, Greg Graham, Kellie Northwood, Frank Masterson, Mary Ann Azer, Cheryl Stanion, Peter Cornelius, Phillip Campbell, Roger Coombs,  Michael Rose, Steve Davis, Mark Sharman, Jane Schulze