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 REGIONAL OR RURAL AFFAIRS REPORT IN ANY MEDIUM (including online)

Winner: KERRY STAIGHT, ABC Landline
"All in the family (succession planning)"

Other Entrants:
(highly commended are highlighted in blue)

  • PENELOPE DEBELLE, The Advertiser
    “The long road back—Snowtown”
  • LOUKAS FOUNTEN, ABC News
    “Boundary petition 2”
  • NANCE HAXTON, ABC Radio
    “Shortages of GPs continues in Australian bush”
  • ANABELLE HOMER AND DREW RADFORD, ABC Country Hour
    “Crossing the Murray on foot”
  • KERRY STAIGHT, ABC Landline
    “In like Flynn”