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2017 Student Journalist Award: entries open


Entries are open for the 2017 Student Journalist of the Year Award.

The Award winner will receive return airfares to the United States to attend the annual Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE) conference and accommodation and registration to the conference.

The winner will also receive 12 months’ membership of the Melbourne Press Club.

The Award is open to Victorian students whose work has been published in outlets available to the public in 2017.

The judges give priority to originality, impact, quality and initiative.

Entries close at 5pm on 29 December 2017. 

Read this year's criteria before entering.

Click here to enter.


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Membership is $85 for journalists, $110 for associate members and $40 for students.

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