MediaConnect is delighted to announce the individual finalists for the 15th Annual ACS IT Journalism Awards, recognising outstanding work produced in the year of 2016.
All those who entered or judged this year’s awards are invited to attend the awards as guest of our principal sponsor, the Australian Computer Society. .
The awards will be held at the Grand Ballroom in Luna Park, Sydney on Friday May 12th, with doors opening for pre-dinner drinks at 6:30PM. The Awards commence from 7:00PM.
In addition to our Gold sponsor the ACS, this year’s awards are supported by foundation sponsor Watterson Marketing Communications, NEC and Linksys. We thank them greatly for making this event possible.
This year’s Awards is also is a record breaker, boasting well over 400 individual entries across our revamped field of 20 categories.
So congratulations if you're a finalist, and best of luck next Friday. And if you didn’t get a finalist berth, we hope you can still join us to support your IT Journo colleagues.
Shortlisted finalists are announced only for all individual/journalist categories (in alphabetical order). Media categories include all nominees as listed below.
If any entrants or judges have not received or misplaced their invite, please contact Craig Daveson on firstname.lastname@example.org.
On to the finalists…
— Best News Coverage
ARN, Australian Financial Review, Business Insider Australia, CNET, Communications Day, CRN, EFTM, finder.com.au, Gizmodo Australia, iTnews, Kotaku Australia, Lifehacker, The Australian, Which-50 Media, ZDNet
— Best Consumer Technology Coverage
Business Insider Australia, Channel 7, Djuro Sen, CHOICE, CNET, Download This Show (ABC RADIO), EFTM, finder.com.au, Game Informer, Gizmodo Australia, Lifehacker, PC World/Good Gear Guide, Pickr, The Australian, The Gadget Grill, WhistleOut Australia, Women Love Tech
— Best Business Coverage
ARN, Australian Financial Review, Business Insider Australia, CIO Australia, Communications Day, CRN, iTnews, Lifehacker, PC World, The Australian, ZDNet
— Best Gaming Coverage
Rocket Chainsaw, CNET, FenixBazaar.com, finder.com.au, Game Informer, Good Game (ABC TV), Hyper Magazine, IGN, Kotaku Australia, Lifehacker, PC World & Good Gear Guide, Point & Clickbait, Press Start Australia, Stevivor, The Australian, Vooks, Digitally Downloaded
— Best Independent Coverage
Ausdroid Media, Dominic Sharoo / NitroWare.net, EFTM, Frederique Bros, Gloss, Progress Bar, Rocket Chainsaw, Stevivor, Tech Guide
— Best Consumer Technology Journalist
— Best Technology Industry Journalist
— Best Business Journalist
— Best Gaming Journalist
— Best Telecommunications Journalist
— Best Security Journalist (NEW)
— Best Technology Issues Journalist (NEW)
— Best News Journalist
— Best Reviewer
— Best Technical Journalist
— Best New Journalist
— Best Columnist
Media Relations Award
— Best Media Relations
Angela Coombes, NEC
Bec Waddy, Bethesda / Sony
David Wolf, Closer Communications
Jenna Woods, Weber Shandwick
Matthew Wu, Media & Capital Partners
Rebecca Blasina, Closer Communications