Fairfax has dominated the short list for the first Kennedy Awards for journalism in Nsw.
The awards are to commemorate crime reporter Les Kennedy.
The shortlists were announce last night.
Fairfax had 34 shortlistings with News Ltd next in the running with 12. Then came the ABC with nine and Seven with a total of seven shortlistings.
Embarrassingly for Nine Network (four) and Ten Network (three) both were beaten by the new, philanthopically funded website Global Mail which scored five shortlistings.
2Gb was shortlisted four times, Sbs twice and 2Ue once.
Most Outstanding Regional Reporting – the Paul Lockyer
The Daily Advertiser, Wagga Catherine Clifford and Elyse Denman, ABC Tamworth Giselle Wakatama, ABC Newcastle
Most Outstanding Crime ReportingMatt Doran
, Network Ten
Yoni Bashan, The Sunday Telegraph Lisa Davies, Iilya Gridneff, Dan Proudman, Fairfax
Racing Writer of the Year, sponsored by the Australian Turf ClubCraig Young
, The Sydney Morning Herald Brent Zerafa,