Citizen Newsroom Award nominees announced

Now in their third year, The Citizen Newsroom Awards recognise the work of University of Melbourne students enrolled in the Master of Journalism, who have published work in The Citizen in the previous year. They are proudly sponsored by the Faculty of Arts, Office of Graduate Studies.

The Centre for Advancing Journalism is excited to announce the following nominees for The Citizen Newsroom Awards 2016.

Best news story

Rail safety series:

One size does not fit all: history's legacy of platform gaps putting rail users at risk

Commuter alerted Metro to Heyington platform danger three months before teenager's death

Rail industry push to amend disability standards that 'cannot be met'

By Maria Abbatangelo

More Australians wanting to blow whistle

With breakout: On the path to whistleblower: in their own words

By Bec Zajac

Lax laws hide source of $122m dollars of political donations in Victoria

By Hugh McMaster

Best feature

How violence against women became a front page news story

By Annie Blatchford

Has mystery of missing WW2 airman and former St Kilda football captain finally been solved?

By Keryn Reynolds

The battle for Stanley's water

By Kate Stanton

Best audiovisual or multimedia report

Schools tapping mindfulness to ease student stress

By Gillian Aeria and Kate Aubrey

A family's musical collaboration revives the language of their Jewish ancestry

By Tim Clare and Kate Stanton

How abusers are tapping technology in cases of domestic violence

By Karen Coombs

Best portfolio

Anders Furze

Krati Garg

Andy Hazel

The winners will be announced at a ceremony on March 17th.