Congratulations to the recipients of the Premier’s Multicultural Communications Awards

by Esther Lozano - Tuesday, 6 November 2018

The Ethnic Communities’ Council of NSW would like to congratulate all the award recipients of the Premier’s Multicultural Communications Awards held at Waterview Function Centre Bicentennial Park.

The achievements in multicultural communications for the finalists and the winners were recognised at the awards night hosted by the Premier Gladys Berejiklian and the Hon Ray Williams MP, the Minister for Multiculturalism.

“These awards honour the innovative and creative campaigns and acknowledge the important role that marketing and media professionals play in helping to achieve social cohesion and community harmony” stated Minister Ray Williams.

The ECCNSW would like to play a special homage to the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award presented to Eduardo Gonzalez- Cristobal.

The winners and awards are:

BEST NEWS REPORT
Excellence in news journalism in the coverage of a major news event or community issue.

Iman Riman and Maram Ismail - SBS Arabic 24

PUBLICATION OF THE YEAR
Outstanding contribution of a multicultural media publication in informing and engaging its audience.

Indian Link

BEST TV AUDIO/VISUAL REPORT
Excellence in broadcast and audio-visual storytelling.

Sayed Hussainizada

BEST RADIO/AUDIO REPORT
Compelling audio content for radio or online broadcast.

Xiao Han - 2ac Australian Chinese Radio

BEST USE OF DIGITAL OR SOCIAL MEDIA
Outstanding use of digital production and new media.

Why Documentaries

PHOTO OF THE YEAR
Outstanding photo defining the year or making a strong statement on multiculturalism.

Yusra Hadi - AMUST

YOUNG JOURNALIST OF THE YEAR
Excellence and commitment to the fundamental principles of journalism.

Sofia Dmitrieva – RusTalk TV

PUBLIC INTEREST AWARD
Outstanding public interest journalism upholding the NSW Multicultural Principles.

Natalia Godoy and Soraya Caicedo - SBS Spanish

ALAN KNIGHT STUDENT AWARD
The best piece of student journalism about cultural diversity, and/or multicultural affairs.

Ella Tang

For more information and photos click HERE