Seven News bags top journalism awards

seven news australia logoSeven News has earned three awards for excellence in journalism at the Los Angeles Press Club’s 57th annual 2015 Southern California Journalism Awards in the US overnight.

US Bureau Chief Mike Amor and cameraman Arron Hage were recognised with the Feature award in the International category for their long-form report, “Free for a Day”, on the Angola Prison Rodeo in

In the television film category, Mike, Arron and cameraman Duncan McLeod received the Feature Lifestyle award for “Grand Battle”, a special report on one of the most marginalised communities in America, the Havasupai tribe who have been living in a village located at the bottom of the Grand Canyon for the past some 800 years. Aaron was named Videographer of the Year for his exceptional camera work filming this report.

Network Director of News Rob Raschke said it was rewarding to see Seven News’ commitment to highquality
broadcast journalism recognised on the world stage.

“We are very proud of this achievement,” he said. “It is a credit to our entire news team – from reporters to producers, cameramen and editors – who share a passion for storytelling and high production standards, and whose invaluable work makes stories like this possible.”

The Southern California Journalism Awards recognise journalistic excellence in print, radio, television, and the internet.

Earlier this year, Seven News was awarded four Edward R. Murrow Awards for excellence in electronic journalism produced by radio, television and online news organisations around the world.


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