Hurst, John: THE WALKLEY AWARDS : Australia's Best Journalists in Action
Book Number: 011153
John Kerr Richmond, Vic, Australia 1988 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall 456pp., b/white illustrations. Book clean, square. Spine firm, gilt title there-on. Plain blue boards undamaged. Leaves clean. Illustrated, loose-plastic protected dustjacket has a short, closed tear, minor edgewear, faint foxing to reverse side. From the jacket flap: "This book shows what the winners did to win a Walkley Award . . . no one thing can win a Walkley Award, for these are stories of persistent questioning, good listening, footwork, hours of tedious research, considerable courage, dogged follow-up of thin clues, fine prose, compelling argument, endurance, downright opportunism, good use of expense money, inspired fire-engine chasing and plain good luck." Contents include: Introduction, Book 1: Print. Best News Story, 1956-70, Best News Story since 1971, Best Feature 1956-66, Best Feature Story since 1971, Best photograph, Best Provincial Newspaper Story, Best Magazine Story, The Sub-Editor, Best Cartoon and Illustration. Book 2: Radio. Best News and Current Affairs. Book 3: Television. Best News and Current Affairs. Appendix: The List of Winners of Walkley Awards. Index. Book weight approx. 1.23 KG. * Buyers outside Australia - This item will incur extra postage charges as it weighs over 1KG. Please email for quote.