The Think HQ Media Excellence category recognises those who present exceptional work reporting on the issues of the LGBTI community in Victoria.
Here are the finalists for the Think HQ Media Excellence awards:
David McCarthy, “Macca” to his friends, has been a mainstay on Joy 94.9 for two decades, and is host and lead producer for their “Saturday Magazine” program. With a reach that spans the world, Macca has worked tirelessly to promote health in the LGBTQI community, particularly casting light on issues such as youth suicide.
Matthew Wade is a Victorian journalist recently appointed editor of the Star Observer, and has reported passionately on LGBTQI issues alongside his varied works as a community volunteer. As a regular contributor to Bent TV and Joy 94.9, his is a passionate and positive voice within our community.
Mark Kearney is a journalist with the Bendigo Advertiser, whose work in the past year has had significant impact on the LGBTQI community. Along with pressuring the government to expand PrEPX to rural communities, Mark was the only journalist to hold anti-Safe School advocates to account during their Bendigo visit.
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