Winners/Finalists

2017 UN Day Media Award Winners

Best Print
Our Favourite Paedophile: Why is Donald Friend Still Celebrated? Antony Funnell, ABC Radio National Online

Best TV – News/Current Affairs
Six Days in Somaliland, Sally Sara and Dingani Masuku, ABC News

Best TV – Documentary
Cold Justice, Allan Clarke, NITV and Buzzfeed

Best Radio – News
Somaliland Children, Sally Sara and Dingani Masuku, Correspondents Report, ABC Radio

Best Radio – Documentary
The Messenger, Behind the Wire/The Wheeler Centre

Best Photojournalism
Edith: Escaping Domestic Violence, Justin McManus, The Sunday Age
Special Commendation: Mentawai – Educational Genocide and Home(Less), Chris Hopkins

Best Online
Right Wrongs, Solua Middleton, Yale Macgillivray, Scott Gamble, Bronwyn Purvis, Dan Battley, Lorena Allam, ABC Online
Special Commendation: SBS Online

Promotion of Indigenous Rights and Issues
We Don’t Need a Map, Warwick Thornton
Special Commendation: Right Wrongs, Solua Middleton, Yale Macgillivray, Scott Gamble, Bronwyn Purvis, Dan Battley, Lorena Allam, ABC Online

Promotion of Empowerment of Older People (sponsored by Cbus Super)
You Can’t Ask That: Centenarians, ABC TV
Special Commendation: Masako Fukui, Late Life Sex, Earshot, ABC Radio National

Promotion of Gender Equality: Empowerment of Women and Girls
The Hunting Grounds, PJ Madam, Alison Sandy, Penny McWhirter, Nina Funnell, Sunday Night, Seven Network
Special Commendation: Australia’s Dowry Deaths, Naomi Selvaratnam and Mary Ann Jolley, Al Jazeera English

Promotion of Children’s Rights and Issues
Generation Left Behind, Matthew Carney, Zhang Qian, Wayne McAllister, ABC Foreign Correspondent
Special Commendation: Sins of the Father, Belinda Hawkins, Steven Baras-Miller, Sarah Farnsworth, Emily Porrello, Mark Farnell, Australian Story, ABC TV

Promotion of Social Cohesion
You Can’t Ask That: Suicide Attempt Survivors; Refugees and Children of Same-Sex Parents, ABC TV
Special Commendation: It’s Being Recorded: the Death of Ashley Bryant, William Verity, Earshot,  ABC Radio National

Promotion of Disability Rights and Issues
You Can’t Ask That: Down Syndrome; Facial Difference and Blind, ABC TV