Two Journalists from Women Love Tech were finalists in four categories at the 21st Samsung Australian IT Journalism Awards – or The Lizzies as they’re known – held at Luna Park in Sydney recently. These awards are the technology media’s highest honour, recognising the best technology journalism and media in Australia and New Zealand.
Women Love Tech’s Editor Robyn Foyster, was a finalist for Best Corporate Content, Best Independent Coverage and Best Video Program. Women Love Tech Journalist, Pamela Connellan, was a finalist for Best Consumer Technology Coverage.
This was the 21st year for the Samsung Australian IT Journalism Awards, supported by Samsung, Enex TestLab, Watterson Marketing Communications, Amazon Web Services, Atlassian, Optus and Apptio. Over 300 people attended the awards ceremony at Luna Park’s Crystal Ballroom including the finalists, other members of the media and people who are part of the tech industry’s public relations and technology communities.
ABC Radio’s Jeremy Kirk and Marc Fennell’s Download This Show took home the Best Journalist and Best Title awards respectively.
This year also marked the introduction of three new awards, which went to James O’Connor for Best Game Reviewer, Nick Ross for Best Technology Reviewer and Jeremy Kirk for Best Short Form Content, making them the inaugural awardees.
The full list of winners can be found here in presentation order.
Alicia Camphuisen Best New Journalist
Best Gaming Journalist
Best Gaming Coverage
Best Security Jouranlist
Best Technical Jouranlist
Paul Zucker Best Technology Industry Journalist
Best Game Reviewer
Best Technology Reviewer
Best Technology Issues Journalist
Daniel Van Boom
Pioneer of IT Media
Best Short Form Content
John Costello Best Business Technology Journalist
Best Business Coverage
The Australian Financial Review
Best Consumer Technology Coverage
Best News Coverage
Graeme Philipson Best Columnist
Cass Warneminde Best News Journalist
Best Independent Media
Helen Dancer Best Consumer Technology Journalist
Best Audio Program
Download This Show
Best Video Program
SBS TV – The Feed
Best Telecommunications Journalist
David Hellaby Best Media Relations
Best Corporate Content
Download This Show
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