MEAG exposé wins gold

The Walkley Awards for Excellence in Journalism – Australia’s most prestigious media accolades

Investigative journalism took centre stage at the November 2008 Walkley Awards as investigative reporter Ross Coulthart and producer Nick Farrow won gold for ‘excellence in investigative journalism and current affairs reporting for their coverage of the Butcher of Bega’.

This is investigative journalism at its finest… and a story that made a real difference.

GOLD WALKLEY – ALL MEDIA

Ross Coulthart and Nick FarrowSunday, Nine Network

TELEVISION CURRENT AFFAIRS REPORTING – ALL MEDIA (LESS THAN 20 MINUTES)

Ross Coulthart and Nick FarrowSunday, Nine Network, “Butcher of Bega”

ALL MEDIA – INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM

Ross Coulthart and Nick FarrowSunday, Nine Network, “Butcher of Bega”.

Walkley judges' comments 2008

Congratulations to Ross and Nick – a job brilliantly done!

See HOW MEAG EXPOSED THE “BUTCHER OF BAULKHAM HILLS AND BEGA”