Past Winners

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Previous winners of the Ossie Awards, dating back to 2008

The full list of previous winners of the Ossie Awards can be found here.

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Capel-Stanley wins Journalism Student of the Year

The 2019 Ossie Award winners, showcasing Australia’s best student journalism, have been announced during the annual dinner of the Journalism Education and Research Association of Australia conference in Sydney. Links to the stories and judges’ comments are below, where publicly available. The Australian Press Council Prize for Journalism Student of the Year ($750 prize) Winner […]

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Anne Dunn award award
Dr Penny O’Donnell wins the 2020 Anne Dunn Scholar award

Dr Penny O’Donnell, from the Department of Media and Communications at the University of Sydney, is the winner of the 2020 Anne Dunn Scholar award, which honours scholars who demonstrate a commitment to public service journalism. Penny was the judges’ unanimous choice, from a strong field. The judging panel acknowledged her international research profile, sustained […]

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Dr Chrisanthi Giotis wins 2020 JERAA Research Award

Dr Chrisanthi Giotis, from the University of Technology, Sydney, is the winner of the 2020 Journalism Education and Research Association of Australia Research Grant, receiving $6,000 towards her project: ‘Teaching each other trust in the fake news era.’ This pilot project will test a unique media research technique that sees audiences and journalists examining pieces […]

Anne Dunn award
Dr Catriona Bonfiglioli is the 2021 Anne Dunn Scholar

The 2021 winner of the Anne Dunn award is Dr Catriona Bonfiglioli, Senior Lecturer in Media Studies at the University of Technology, Sydney. Catriona is one of that rare breed of journalists, like Anne, who move from industry to academe and carve out successful research careers. After 15 years in journalism, Catriona enrolled in a […]