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Young Journalist of the Year

2016 Melbourne Press Club Young Journalist of the Year Bridget Judd at the Quills night


2016 Young Journalist of the Year Bridget Judd


The Young Journalist of the Year Award acknowledges the best reporting from early career journalists working in Victoria. 

The award is presented at the annual Melbourne Press Club Quill Awards night – the prestigious “night of nights” for journalism in Victoria, which is supported and attended by the state’s major media outlets.


Young Journalists of the Year Honour Roll


The prize includes return airfares to the United States, accommodation and registration to attend the annual Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE) conference.


Student Journalist Bridget Davies and Young Journalist Tom Minear reporting back on 2016 IRE conference


 More on the IRE conference from Young Journalist Award winners

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Membership is $75 for journalists, $95 for associate members and $30 for students.

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