Walkley Young Australian Journalist of the Year Awards

14 March 2013

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Entries are now open for the 2013 Walkley Young Journalist of the Year Awards.

The awards recognise excellence in journalism, beyond the traditional platforms of print, television and radio.

A revamped program sees the awards including a new accolade for Innovation in Journalism, to recognise pioneering and original approaches to story telling.

“Technology has moved on, but one thing hasn’t changed: at the heart of all excellent journalism still lies the ability to tell a great story,” Walkey Foundation chair Laurie Oakes said.

Past winners include Julia Medew, health editor at The Age and Sophie McNeill, host of triple j’s news and current affairs program, Hack.

If you are an emerging journalist who can tell a great story in a unique way, enter here.

The awards are open to Australian journalists aged 26 and under and entries close 5.00pm Friday April 26.