Monash alumni stamp their presence on Australia’s journalism landscape

Monash alumni have won five categories and earned three high commendations for journalism excellence in the 2019 Quill Awards at Crown Palladium on Friday night.

Master of Communications and Media alumnus Konrad Marshall, who writes for the Good Weekend magazine, was awarded the 2019 Harry Gordon Australian Sports Journalist of the Year for an outstanding portfolio of feature articles.

The Age journalist Sumeyya Ilanbey, who studied in the Master of Journalism program, combined with colleagues Chris Vedelago and Cameron Houston to win the Quill for the 2019 Coverage of an Issue or Event for their investigation into toxic waste in Melbourne.