SAPC Awards


2009 Results »

Best News Report in Print

NIGEL HUNT, Sunday Mail "Finks Declaration"

Best Feature in Print

PENELOPE DEBELLE, The Advertiser "I did the best I could.. it wasn't..."

Best News Photograph

MIKE BURTON, The Advertiser "700 to One"

Best Radio or TV Current Affairs Report

GRAHAM ARCHER, Seven's Today Tonight "Sands Finding"

Best Television News Report

MARGIE McLEW, Network Ten "Miller Death"

Best Radio News Report

NANCE HAXTON, ABC Radio "River Murray at one of its worst points..."

Best Sports Story In Any Medium

RICHARD EARLE, The Advertiser "Stadium Wars"

Best News Story In Any Medium

MICHAEL OWEN, The Australian "Lobbyist Bolkus headhunted for..."

Best Sports Photograph

SARAH REED, The Advertiser "Davis - celebration"

Best Community Report In Any Medium

KELLY KLAPPIS, Channel 9 A Current Affair "Asbestos Dumping"

Best Rural/Regional Affairs Report Any Med

KERRY STAIGHT, ABC Landline "All in the family"

Best Illustration/Cartoon In Any Medium

GEORGE ALDRIDGE, Independent Weekly "Liberal leadership"

» BEST COMMUNITY REPORT IN ANY MEDIUM (including online)

Winner: KELLY KLAPPIS, Channel 9 A Current Affair
"Asbestos Dumping"

Other Entrants:
(highly commended are highlighted in blue)

  • EMILY CHARRISON, Messenger Community News
    “Council to consider offloading Chelsea”
  • KELLY CLAPPIS, Channel 9 A Current Affair
    “Penrice / Penrice follow”
  • MICHELLE ETHERIDGE, Messenger Community News
    “The Parks Waits for Judgment Day”
  • LOUKAS FOUNTEN, ABC Radio and ABC Online
    “No more nuns”
  • SARAH GARVIS, Messenger Community News
    “Cerebral palsy suffer the victim of cruel attacks”
  • NANCE HAXTON, ABC Radio
    “Indigenous AFL trial”
  • CHLOE KENNEDY, Messenger Community News
    “New school plea”
  • CHLOE KENNEDY, Messenger Community News
    “Rush to help family in time of need”
  • HEATHER KENNETT, Messenger Community News
    “Goodbye”
  • PETRIA LADGROVE, ABC Radio
    “Upper Spencer Gulf Super Schools”
  • ALICE MONFRIES, Messenger Community News
    “Your local school could become a fire bunker”
  • KATELIN NELLIGAN, Messenger Community News
    “Sheltering Sophie”
  • JANE REILLY, Network Ten
    “Donor baby”
  • JANE REILLY, Network Ten
    “South Australian Variety Bash”
  • ADAM TODD, Messenger Community News
    “Homeless forced out”
  • MATT TURNER, Messenger Community News
    “Glenthorne Farm housing proposal rejected”
  • JESSICA WHITING, Messenger Community News
    “Ransacked: Thieves target WWII vet’s crumbled home”
  • TIM WILLIAMS, Messenger Community News
    “Why the secrecy?”