A LARGE number of Herald journalists have been recognised in this year’s Walkley nominations.Chief correspondent Paul McGeough has been nominated for two awards for his coverage of indigenous affairs and commentary.Herald photographer Kate Geraghty has three nominations including press photographer of the year, best online journalism and best photographic essay.The 54th Walkley Awards reward excellence in journalism.John Garnaut and Mathew Murphy’s article on Rio Tinto executives detained in China was nominated for best scoop.Kate Geraghty, Jonathan Pearlman and Kimberley Porteous’s Sexual Warfare in the Democratic Republic of Congo was nominated in the best online journalism category.Jock Cheetham has been nominated in the features category, Jacquelin Magnay for best sports journalism, Paul Cully for best three headings, Cathy Wilcox for best cartoon and Simon Letch for artwork.Annabel Crabb was nominated for magazine feature writing for her quarterly essay, Stop at Nothing: The Life and Adventures of Malcolm Turnbull.Herald writers excelled in the best non-fiction book category: Gerard Ryle, Firepower, Robert Wainwright, The Killing of Caroline Byrne, Peter Hartcher, To The Bitter End and David Marr, The Henson Case.There were more than 1000 entries, the Media Alliance federal secretary, Christopher Warren, said. “This, in challenging times for our craft, reflects the commitment and enthusiasm of Australian journalists.”Winners will be announced on November 26.
Nanjing Night Net

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