Young Journalist of the Year

Ashlynne McGhee
ABC

Ashlynne McGhee of the ABC has been named the MPC's 2013 Young Journalist of the Year.

Judges' statement

For her great breadth of skills from live crosses to in-depth investigative pieces. Ashlynne’s tenacious questioning of Community Services Minister Jenny Macklin about living on the dole set the political agenda for a week. She is a polished reporter.

Highly commended

Highly commended was Ashley Argoon of the Herald Sun.

Judges' statement

For her portfolio of work including the coverage of mental health issues and an exclusive interview with Tania Hird. The judges were impressed with her tenacity and interviewing skill.

Winning entry