AFR big winner at Citi Journalism Awards for Excellence

Fairfax’s The Australian Financial Review, News Corp’s The Australian and national broadcaster ABC all took home awards at last night’s Citi Journalism Awards for Excellence.

The AFR’s Chanticleer columnist Tony Boyd won the top prize, while media writer Max Mason was named Young Business Journalist of the Year for his coverage of CBS’ acquisition of Ten. 

Boyd also won the general business prize (category one) for his series on Ten’s insolvency.

General business category two was won by the AFR’s Edmund Tadros, Joe Aston, Aaron Patrick and Patrick Durkin for their investigation into CPA Australia and its CEO Alex Malley.

The ABC also won two awards. Carrington Clark won the economy category for his work on how Australia’s population growth is masking wider economic problems, while Peter Ryan won the broadcast award.

The Australian’s Ben Butler won the markets and investment prize for his work on term deposits.

Boyd’s prize includes a 10-day study tour with Columbia University in New York.



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