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Industry Awards

 

2019

Samsung IT Journalism Awards

HIGHLY COMMENDED

Best Technical Writer

Finalist

Best Security Journalist

Best Telecommunications Journalist

Best Business Technology Journalist

Best Consumer Technology Journalist

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2018

Winner

Best Technical Journalist

Finalist

Best Technology Industry Journalist

Best Business Journalist

Best Security Journalist

Best Technology Issues Journalist

Best Corporate Content

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2017

Kester Cranswick Lifetime Achievement Award

I was awarded the Kester Cranswick Lifetime Achievement Award by a peer judging panel. This award, managed through the Consensus Awards, is given in recognition of a long-term commitment to IT journalism excellence. Full videos via iTWire.

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2017

Finalist

Best Investigative Writer

Best Technical Writer

Most Controversial Writer

2017

Australian Computer Society IT Journalism Awards

Finalist
Best Technology Industry Journalist
Best Security Journalist
​Best Technical Journalist

2016

Consensus IT Writers Awards

Winner
Best Feature: How do you protect against human nature?

Finalist
Best News
Most Controversial​
Most Entertaining

2015

IT Journalism Awards

Highly Commended
Best Reviewer

Finalist
Best News Journalist
Best Telecommunications Journalist
Best Columnist

 

2014

IT Journalism Awards

Winner
​Cass Warneminde Best News Journalist

Highly Commended
Best Telecommunications Journalist

Best Magazine [Government Technology Review]
Best Business Technology Coverage [GTR]

Finalist

Best Columnist

2013

IT Journalism Awards

Finalist

Best Telecommunications Journalist

Best Business Technology Journalist

Best Columnist

Best Consumer Technology Journalist

Best Technical Journalist 

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Consensus IT Writers Awards

Winner

Best Investigative Writer: The Coalition hasn't checked its satellite facts. Here they are. (ABC Technology + Games)

Finalist

Best News Writer: Party line v fixed line: When politicians will connect to the NBN (SMH IT Pro)

Best Technical Writer: To get to the cloud, you've got to take a little heat (Government Technology Review)

Most Controversial Writer NBN FUD: Will Abbott ever learn? (ZDNet Australia)

Most Entertaining Writer CEOs, Libs still perplexed on govt NBN role (ZDNet Australia)

2012

IT Journalism Awards

Highly Commended

Best Business Technology Journalist

Finalist

Best Columnist

Best Reviewer

Best News Journalist

Best Consumer Technology Journalist

Best Magazine [Wheels for the Mind]

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Consensus IT Writers Awards

Highly Commended

Best Business Technology Journalist

Finalist

Best Columnist

Best Reviewer

Best News Journalist

Best Consumer Technology Journalist

Best Magazine [Wheels for the Mind]

 

2011

IT Journalism Awards

Winner

Best IT Journalist

Best Columnist

Best Reviewer

Best Technical Journalist

Highly Commended

Best Technology Industry Journalist

Finalist

Best Business Technology Journalist

Best News Journalist

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Winner

Best Investigative Writer: NBN who's who: people behind the dream (ZDNet Australia)

Finalist

Most Controversial Writer: Is Labor digging a hole on NBN labour? (ZDNet Australia)
Most Entertaining Writer: 'Twas the NBN before Christmas (ZDNet Australia)
Best Technical Writer: Gillard backs it again – so how would the Internet filter work, exactly? (APC)

2010

IT Journalism Awards

Highly Commended

Best Columnist

Best Business Technology Journalist

Finalist

Best Consumer Technology Journalist

Best Reviewer

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Consensus IT Writers Awards

Winner

Best Feature Writer: Are you up to Gershon's $1b data centre challenge? (Government Technology Review)

Finalist

Best Investigative Writer: VoIP the default for Optus HFC customers (ZDNet Australia)
Most Controversial Writer: Libs are handing Telstra the reins (ZDNet Australia)

2009 and Earlier

IT Journalism Awards

Winner

Best Columnist (2008)

Best Columnist (2007)

Best Technology Article (2007)

Best Business Technology Journalist (2006)

Highly Commended

Best Columnist (2009)

Best Business Technology Journalist (2009)

Best Communications Journalist (2007)

Best Case Study Series (2006)

Best Communications Journalist (2005)

Finalist

Best Consumer Technology Journalist (2009)

Best Reviewer (2009)

Best Business Technology Journalist (2008)

Best Reviewer (2008)

Best Communications Journalist (2006)

Best Features Journalist (2006)

Best Technical Journalist (2004)

Best Business Technology Journalist (2004)

Best Technical Journalist (2003)

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Consensus IT Writers Awards

Winner

Most Controversial: Project management's perilous future (2005)

Most Controversial Writer: Education: Missing the train (2003)

Best Headline: Building a better louse trap (2003)

Finalist

Best Investigative Writer: Photo printing kiosks: got what you paid for? (2005)

Best Technical Writer: Tripping the light fantastic (2005)

Best Technical Writer: MPLS: Multi-Service at last (2004)

Best Headline: Out of the frying pan, into the hire? (2004)

Best Investigative Writer: School networks struggle to make the grade

Best Technical Writer: Web services: Messiah or mirage? (2003)

Best Technical Article: Wan, LAN, thank you MAN (2002)

Best News Story: Piracy truce nets 600 companies (2002)

Best Investigative Story: Pick, tick click (2002)

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Australian Information Technology Society IT Writers Awards (1998)

Finalist, Best Investigative Writer

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ABP Bell Award (1998)

Highly Commended

Best Analytical Writing of the Year [LAN Corporate IT magazine]

 

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