The Citizen has been named best student journalism publication

The Citizen has been named best student journalism publication for 2016, landing the Dr Charles Stuart Prize in this year's Ossie awards.

The judges described The Citizen as "a first rate example of a news site of professional quality that showcases the outstanding work of students. It has an exciting feel to it and is easy to navigate with high-level content."

The Citizen's Buffy Gorrilla also won the prize for the best audio story of more than 2 minutes, while Jack Latimore won the inaugural John Newfong Prize for reporting on Indigenous affairs.

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