Walkley Foundation Our Watch Awards 2017 for Journalists & Media Organizations in Australia.

Application Deadline: July 7th 2017

Our Watch has developed a new national media awards scheme to be administered by the Walkley Foundation to recognise and reward exemplary reporting of violence against women, in particular reporting that highlights the causes of violence and what we as a society can do to ‘stop it before it starts’. The Our Watch Awards is an initiative under the National Plan to Reduce Violence against Women and their Children 2010-2022 and is funded by the Australian Government Department of Social Services.

The Our Watch Awards are open to all journalists and media organisations for work produced in Australia during the eligibility period of July 15, 2016 through to July 7, 2017.

Categories

  • Best Use of Social Media
  • All Media: Best News Coverage
  • All Media: Best Series of Special
  • All Media: Best Local/Community Journalism
  • All Media Best Longform
  • All Media: Best Journalism Campaign
  • The Our Watch Gold Award winner is selected from the above categories.

Entries across all Our Watch Awards categories is free and open to all journalists and media organisations for work produced in Australia.

The Awards are designed to recognise and reward exemplary reporting to end violence against women, in particular reporting that highlights the causes of violence and what we as a society can do to prevent it from happening in the first place. The Our Watch Awards are administered by the Walkley Foundation.

 

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Walkley Foundation Our Watch Awards 2017

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