SA Media Awards :: History

A record of previous winners in the SA Media Awards.

» 2007 winners

Gold awards

  • Journalist of the Year
    Mike Smithson,
    Channel Seven Adelaide & Sunday Mail
  • Hall of Fame
    Max Fatchen
    Kevin Crease

silver awards

  • Best Print Journalist
    Hendrik Gout, The Independent Weekly
  • Best Photographer
    Jo-Anna Robinson, Sunday Mail
  • Best Radio Broadcaster
    Sharon Mascall, Freelance journalist
  • Best TV Broadcaster
    Chris Campey, Network Ten Adelaide
  • Best Young Journalist (new award)
    Caroline Kelly, Channel Seven Adelaide
  • Julie Duncan Memorial Award for Best Journalism Student
    Lisa Maksimovic, ABC

Bronze Awards

  • Print, Online & Wire Best News Report
    Hendrik Gout, The Independent Weekly, "Breaking the Silence"
  • Print, Online & Wire Best News Feature
    Verity Edwards, The Australian, "Maralinga Fallout"
  • Print, Online & Wire Best Lifestyle Feature
    Brad Crouch, Sunday Mail, "To Africa with Devotion"
  • Print, Online & Wire Best Three Headings
    Derek Pedley, The Advertiser, "Human Headlines"
  • Print, Online & Wire Best Page Layout
    Ray Hirst, The Advertiser, "Young Talent Team"
  • Best News Photo or Photo Series
    Sarah Reed, The Advertiser, "Vanstone"
  • Best Sport Photo or Photo Series,
    Jo-Anna Robinson, Sunday Mail, "Agony & Ecstasy"
  • Best Feature Photo or Photo Series
    Grant Nowell, The Advertiser, "Desert Textures"
  • Best Radio News Reporting
    Jason Om, ABC, "Various"
  • Best Radio Current Affairs Report
    Iskhandar Razak, ABC, "Food in the APY Lands"
  • Best Radio Feature, Documentary or Broadcast Special
    Sharon Mascall, Freelance Journalist, "Wildfire"
  • Best Television News Report
    Mike Smithson, Channel Seven Adelaide, "Wistow Road"
  • Best Television Current Affairs Report
    Graham Archer, Channel Seven Adelaide, "Medical Board Result"
  • Best Television Feature, Documentary or Special
    Graham Archer, Channel Seven Adelaide, "The Ice Factor"
    Travis Levi, Channel Seven Adelaide, "The Ice Factor"
  • Best Television News or Current Affairs Camera
    Lennon Cooper, Freelance, "Pathways to the NBA"
  • Best Editorial Artist
    Steven Grice, The Advertiser, "Various"
  • Comentary, Analysis, Opinion & Critique (new award)
    Mike Smithson, Sunday Mail, "Question Time"
  • Best Coverage of Suburban Affairs
    Tanya Westthorp, Messenger Newspapers, "It's Reigning Men"
  • Best Coverage of Rural/Regional Affairs
    Jack Kerr, ABC, "SA - from Corner to Corner"
  • Best Coverage of Social Equity Affairs
    Jayne Stinson, ABC, " Homeless Legal"
  • Best Coverage of Sport
    Andrew Capel, The Advertiser, "Doing if for Dad"
  • Best Coverage of Youth Affairs (new award)
    Graham Archer, Channel Seven Adelaide, "The Ice Factor"
    Travis Levi, Channel, Seven Adelaide, "The Ice Factor"
  • Best Public Relations Campaign
    Peter Adams, Safework SA, "Challenges, Crises and Change"
  • Best Freelance Contribution
    Sharon Mascall, Freelance journalist, "Bushfire Coverage"


 

» 2006 Winners

GOLD AWARDS

  • Journalist of The Year
    Jessica Adamson, Channel Seven Adelaide
  • Hall of Fame
    Des Colquhoun

SILVER AWARDS

  • Best Print Journalist
    Roy Eccleston, The Australian
  • Best Photographer
    Brenton Edwards, The Advertiser
  • Best Radio Broadcaster
    Nance Haxton, ABC
  • Best TV Broadcaster
    Krista Eleftheriou, ABC
  • Julie Duncan Memorial Award for Best Journalism Student
    Katherine Yeo, University of South Australia

BRONZE AWARDS

  • Best Print, On-line & Wire News Report
    Michelle Wiese Bockmann, The Australian, "Wrongful detention, long term detention and deportation"
    Jeremy Roberts, The Australian, "Wrongful detention, long term detention and deportation"
  • Best Print, On-line & Wire News Feature
    Leisha Petrys, Sunday Mail, "Terrible reality in a tangle of steel"
    Roy Eccleston, The Australian, "A world of their own"
  • Best Print, On-line & Wire Lifestyle Feature
    Elissa Doherty, Sunday Mail, "Praying for rain"
  • Print, On-line & Wire Best Three Headings
    Lawrie McCauley, The Advertiser, "Heading in the right direction"
  • Print, On-line & Wire Best Page Layout
    Shaun Hollis, Messenger Newspapers, "Shoe must be joking"
  • Best News Photo or Photo Series
    Ivon Perrin, Freelance Photographer, "Eyre Peninsula bushfires"
  • Best Sport Photo or Photo Series
    Cameron Richardson, The Advertiser, "Lone Hand"
  • Best Feature Photo or Photo Series
    Grant Nowell, The Advertiser, "Milk madness"
  • Best Radio News Reporting
    Daniela Ritorto, ABC, "Baxter Woman"
    Lachlan Parker, ABC, "Baxter Woman"
    Simon Royal, ABC, "Baxter Woman"
  • Best Radio Current Affairs Report
    Tim Jeanes, ABC, "Eyre Peninsula fires"
  • Best Radio Feature Documentary or Broadcast Special
    Andrew Costello, Austereo, "Homelessness in SA"
  • Best Television News Report
    Jessica Adamson, Channel Seven Adelaide, "Banda Aceh"
  • Best Television Current Affairs Report
    Angelique Johnson, ABC, "Claim Coorong bird numbers have collapsed"
    Ian Henschke, ABC, "Claim Coorong bird numbers have collapsed"
  • Best Television Feature, Documentary or Special
    Network Ten Adelaide, "Tsunami - Island of Hope"
    Abyss Pictures, "Tsunami - Island of Hope"
  • Best Television News or Current Affairs Camera
    Paul Martino, Channel Seven Adelaide, "Aceh Rescue"
  • Best News Artwork
    Peter MacMullin, The Advertiser, "Three pieces"
  • Best Feature Artwork
    Ray Hirst, The Advertiser, "Natural disasters"
  • Best Coverage of Suburban Affairs
    Kara Phillips, Messenger Newspapers, "Port River bridges"
  • Best Coverage of Rural/Regional Affairs
    Tim Jeanes, ABC, "Eyre Peninsula fires"
  • Best Coverage of Social Equity Affairs
    Ric Teague, Network Ten Adelaide, "Aboriginal wind"
  • Best Coverage of Sport
    Richard Earle, The Advertiser, "Best of Boof"
  • Best Freelance Contribution
    Max Anderson, Freelance Journalist, "The Rann Clann"

» 2005 Winners

GOLD AWARDS

  • Journalist of The Year
    Rebecca Morse, ABC
  • Hall of Fame
    John Doherty, ABC

SILVER AWARDS

  • Best Print Journalist
    Laura Anderson, The Advertiser
  • Best Photographer
    Lindsay Moller, The Australian
  • Best TV Broadcaster
    Michael Smyth, ABC
  • Julie Duncan Memorial Award for Best Journalism Student
    Andrew Liberts, University of South Australia

BRONZE AWARDS

  • Best Print & Wire News Report
    Andrew Hough, The Advertiser, "Leon Byner - cash for comment"
  • Best Print & Wire News Feature
    Paul Lloyd, The Advertiser, "Only love gets them through"
  • Best Print & Wire Lifestyle Feature
    Brad Crouch, Sunday Mail, "When surfs up the Sharks don't matter"
  • Print & Wire Best Three Headings
    Peter MacMullin, The Advertiser, "Murray mouths"
  • Best News Photo or Photo Series
    Tricia Johnson, The Advertiser, "Last look at a land of hope and opportunity"
  • Best Sport Photo or Photo Series
    Jo-Anna Robinson, Sunday Mail, "Rib tickler"
  • Best Feature Photo or Photo Series
    Dean Martin, The Advertiser, "Little Italy"
  • Best Radio News Reporting
    Matthew Pantelis, FIVEaa, "Various"
  • Best Radio Current Affairs Report
    Hayden Cooper, ABC, "Mitsubishi folds"
  • Best Television News Report
    Rebecca Morse, ABC, "Archbishop letters"
  • Best Television Current Affairs Report
    Ian Henschke, ABC, "Ian George interview"
  • Best Television Feature, Documentary or Special
    Prue Adams, ABC, "Field of genes"
  • Best Television News or Current Affairs Camera
    Rob Brown, Channel Seven Adelaide, "Sunday Sunrise 'Baghdad'"
  • Best News Artwork
    Peter MacMullin, The Advertiser, "Scratch my back"
  • Best Feature Artwork
    Ray Hirst, The Advertiser, "Ocean planet"
  • Best Coverage of Suburban Affairs 
    Rachel Brown, Messenger Newspapers, "Glenelg foreshore development"
  • Best Coverage of Rural/Regional Affairs 
    Nan Berrett, Northern Argus, "Safe house"
  • Best Coverage of Social Equity Affairs 
    Nance Haxton, ABC, "Bomb dump"
  • Best Coverage of Sport 
    Ross Stargatt, Channel 9 South Australia, "The Power to win"
    Adrian Wilson, Channel 9 South Australia, "The Power to win"
  • Best Public Relations Campaign
    Miranda Starke, Art Gallery of South Australia, "The Edwardians - secrets & desires"

» 2004 Winners

GOLD AWARDS

  • Journalist of The Year
    Alan Atkinson, ABC
  • Hall of Fame
    Michael Atchison, The Advertiser

SILVER AWARDS

  • Best Print Photographer
    Bryan Charlton, Fairfax Publications
  • Best TV Broadcaster
    Ian Henschke, ABC
  • Best Editorial Artist
    Ray Hirst, The Advertiser
  • Best Print Journalist
    Andrew McGarry, The Australian

BRONZE AWARDS

  • Best Print & Wire Lifestyle Feature
    Nan Berrett, The Northern Argus, "Little Lillis Battle"
  • Sports Journalism
    Andew Capel, The Advertiser, "Various"
  • Best Sports Photo or Photo Series
    Bryan Charlton, Fairfax Publications, "Ricky Ponting"
  • Best TV News Report
    Fiona Clark, Network TEN, "Snowtown Verdict"
  • Best Print & Wire News Report
    Brad Crouch, Sunday Mail, "Doorsnake and 2 bulbs"
  • Best Coverage of Suburban Affairs
    Verity Edwards, Messenger Newspapers, "Waste Care"
  • Best Radio Feature Documentary or Broadcast Special
    Nance Haxton, ABC, "Iga Warta"
  • Best Public Relations Campaign (JOINT WINNERS)
    Tim Hughes, Hughes Public Relations, "Harris Scarfe"
    Danielle Gordon, Hughes Public Relations, "Harris Scarfe"
  • Best Print & Wire News Feature
    Colin James, The Advertiser, "Nuclear Family"
  • Best TV News or Current Affairs Camera
    Travis Levi, Network TEN, "Scale Sealions"
  • Best Coverage of Social Equity Affairs
    James Quast, Messenger, "Out Lost Souls"
  • Best Feature Photo or Photo Series
    Grant Nowell, The Advertiser, "Dragons"
  • Best News Photo or Photo Series
    Sarah Reed, The Advertiser, "Kevin Matthews"
  • Best TV Feature Documentary or Special
    Dominique Schwartz, ABC, "A Big Heart"
  • Best TV Current Affairs Report (JOINT WINNERS)
    Michael Sexton, ABC, "River Redgums"
    Alan Atkinson, ABC, "Aitken Crash Questions"
  • Best Coverage of Rural/Regional Affairs
    Michael Sexton, ABC, "Private Power"