2019 Categories & criteria

Digital

Best innovation in digital storytelling - sponsored by Google

Best News Website or App - sponsored by Huawei

Website of the Year - sponsored by Voyager


Features

Features - general, including sport, business, politics and general health and education stories

Features - crime and/or social issues, including health and education where social issues are at the core

Features - best arts, entertainment and/or lifestyle portfolio

Best first-person essay or feature

Best feature writer - junior (no word limit)

Feature Writer of the Year - short form (up to 3500 words)

Feature Writer of the Year - long form (more than 3500 words)


General

Best headline, caption or hook (including social media)

Best artwork/graphics (including interactive graphics/motion graphics) - sponsored by Whitecliffe College of Arts and Design

Cartoonist of the Year

Reviewer of the Year

Editorial Executive of the Year - sponsored by ASB

Wolfson Fellowship

nib Health Journalism Scholarships - junior

nib Health Journalism Scholarships - senior


Magazines

Best magazine cover

Best magazine design

Best newspaper-inserted magazine

Best trade/specialist publication, free magazine and/or website

Magazine of the Year - sponsored by PMP


Newspapers

Best newspaper front page

Community Newspaper of the Year - sponsored by ASB

Newspaper of the Year (up to 30,000 circulation)

Newspaper of the Year (more than 30,000 circulation)

Weekly Newspaper of the Year

Voyager Newspaper of the Year - sponsored by Voyager


Opinion writing

Opinion writing - general and/or sport

Opinion writing - humour/satire

Opinion Writer of the Year


Photography

Best feature/photographic essay (including fashion, food and architecture) - sponsored by Canon

Best photography - general - sponsored by Canon

Best photography - portrait - sponsored by Canon

Best photography - news and/or sport - sponsored by Canon

Best photography - junior - sponsored by Canon

Photographer of the Year - sponsored by Canon


Reporting

Reporter - general, including sport, business, politics and general health and education stories

Reporter - crime and/or social issues, including health and education where social issues are at the core

Reporter - Maori Affairs

Environmental/Sustainability Award - sponsored by Meridian Energy

Science and Technology Award - sponsored by Science Media Centre

Best individual investigation

Best team investigation - sponsored by NZ On Air

Best (single) news story/scoop

Best coverage of a major news event

Best editorial campaign or project

Best reporter - junior - sponsored by Asia New Zealand Foundation

Student Journalist of the Year - sponsored by AUT

Community Journalist of the Year

Regional Journalist of the Year

Sports Journalist of the Year

Business Journalist of the Year - sponsored by BusinessNZ

Political Journalist of the Year

Broadcast Reporter of the Year - sponsored by NZ on Air

Reporter of the Year - sponsored by Voyager


Videography

Best news video (single videographer) - sponsored by Canon

Best feature video (single videographer) - sponsored by Canon

Best team video - news - sponsored by Canon

Best team video - feature - sponsored by Canon

Best videographer - junior - sponsored by Canon

Videographer of the Year - sponsored by Canon