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In a big year, 2020 Ossies award honours for The Citizen’s reporters

Our reporters have picked up coveted honours in several categories in the annual Ossie awards, a celebration of student journalism from around the nation.

Christopher Poulson from Karnte camp looking at the NBN coverage map. Photo: Else Kennedy

Christopher Poulson from Karnte camp looking at the NBN coverage map. Photo: Else Kennedy

Citizen student reporting on stories from Alice Springs to Warrnambool to China’s far western Xinjiang province was recognised for excellence in the 2020 Journalism Education and Research Association of Australia’s Ossie Awards.

Reports produced by students in the Master of Journalism and Master of International Journalism programs at the University of Melbourne won top honours in three categories, while three other students were highly commended.

Category Winners:

Highly Commended:

For a full list of the JERAA 2020 Ossies winners, click here.

 

 

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