Canon Media Award Winners 2017

The full list of winners is here, and congrats to them. Some highlights:

  • Best Blog Site: Villainesse
  • Best News Website or App: Newshub
  • Website of the Year: NZ Herald
  • Feature Writer – business and politics: Simon Wilson, Metro
  • Canon Newspaper of the Year: Weekend Herald
  • Opinion Writer – business and politics: Simon Wilson, Public Address, RNZ and The Spinoff
  • Best editorial campaign or project: “#buythisbeachNZ”, Stuff
  • Best investigation: Matt Nippert, NZ Herald
  • Reporter of the Year: Matt Nippert, NZ Herald
  • Wolfson Fellowship: Miriyana Alexander, Editor of the Weekend Herald and Herald on Sunday

While I do not always agree with him, I do think Simon Wilson has written much excellent stuff this year – I enjoy the long form pieces. Also Matt Nippert has done some very good investigative journalism.

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