The Professional Teachers’ Council NSW Media Awards are presented to an individual working in the media industry for their positive portrayal of the work of teachers and schools and their recognition of the value to the community of teaching as a profession.
These awards are presented annually and consist of:
- The Professional Teachers’ Council NSW Media Award
- The Professional Teachers’ Council NSW Regional Media Award
The focus of the Media Awards is on the value of teaching and learning. The nomination should have contributed positively to changing the public’s perception of the significance of teaching as a profession. It could be for one or a series of news stories, presentations, interviews or articles.
Media Award Nomination Form and Guidelines for this year's Media Awards are now available.
Previous Award Recipients
|2015||Media Award||Natasha Bita||National Education Correspondent, The Australian
"What makes a good teacher?"
|2014||Media Award||Rebecca Vukovic||The Bakharia teacher production line - Australian Teacher Magazine, February 2014 issue|
|2012||Media Award||Mathew Carney & Janine Cohen||
Revolution in the classroom - ABC 4 corners
|2011||Media Award||Joel Gibson||Treasure this - teachers offer twice the passion for half the pay - The Sydney Morning Herald|
|2010||Media Award||Maralyn Parker||Writing on the wall for library revolution - The Daily Telegraph|
|2009||Media Award||Dr Damon Young||Bending the Rules, Sydney's Child March 2009 Edition|
|Regional Media Award||Bill Jayet & Roel ten Cate||Parkes Champion Post, Feature article Variety Club Car Bash comes to Parkes|
|2008||Media Award||Dr Michael Nagel||Teaching the Teachers, Sydney's Child March 2008 Edition|
|Regional Media Award||Jenny Joynt||Yass Tribune, Feature articleExcellence in teaching|
|2007||Media Award||Richard Aedy||ABC Radio National - Life Matters|
|Regional Media Award||Tony Pritchard||WIN Television|
|2006||Media Award||Dr Gordon Tait||Sydney's Child|
|Regional Media Award||Jane Gerhardy||Daily Advertiser|
|2005||Media Award||Cameron Tomarchio||Liverpool Leader|
|Regional Media Award||Claire Lupotn||Bega District News|
|2004||Media Award||Julie McCrossin & Kate Evans||ABC Radio National – Life Matters|
|Regional Media Award||Margaret Markson||Lithgow Mercury|
|Highly Commended Award||Alison Turner||Deadly Vibe|
|2003||Media Award||Aviva Ziegler||ABC Television|
|Regional Media Award||Graham Broadhead & Richard Forbes||North Coast Advocate & The Northern Star|
|2002||Media Award||Valerie Khoo||Inform|
|Regional Media Award||North Coast Advocate & The Northern Star|
|2001||Media Award||Margaret Throsby||ABC Classic FM|
|2000||Major Media Award||Alison Soltau||Parramatta Advertiser|