Quills shortlists announced

The Melbourne Press Club has announced the shortlist of candidates in key categories in the annual Quill Awards for journalism.

Four finalists have been named in eight of the 27 Quill Award categories.

All the winners - and the winner of the prestigious Gold Quill - will be announced at the annual Quills dinner, at Crown Palladium, on Friday, 21 March.

The Quills are supported by the Press Club's principal sponsor, Monash University, which also provides the $5000 Gold Quill prize.

The deadline for bookings for the Quills dinner has been extended to Friday, 14 March.

Click here to download the shortlist