Published on December 8, 2017 4:20 pm

2017 Community Media Awards Winners

AFL Victoria is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 Community Media Awards.

Seventeen winners were today announced at a special function at IKON Park, with over 90 local media representatives in attendance.

The AFL Victoria Community Media Awards acknowledge the outstanding contribution made to community and state league football by media outlets, both big and small, from right across Victoria.

See below for a list of this year’s winners:

Community- Best ACTION Photo

Nerissa Turner – FIDA Football League GF Day

Community- Best CHARACTER Photo

Glenn Daniels – Half time mouthguard (Bendigo Advertiser)

Community- Best Print/Online FEATURE story

David Johnston – Living Legends (The Border Mail)

Community- Best Print/Online NEWS story

David Johnston – Pies Heroes (The Border Mail)

Community- Best Football COLUMN (Print Online)

Ross Couzens – The Local Whiteboard (Inside Football)

Community- Best Football COLUMN (Football Record)

Joel Peterson – The Main Break (Bendigo FNL Record)

Community- Best Print/Online DAILY COVERAGE

Geelong Advertiser

Community- Best Print/Online NON-DAILY COVERAGE

The Riverine Herald

Community- Best Radio MATCH DAY coverage

Fresh FM

Community- Best Radio FOOTBALL SHOW

The Wash-Up – K rock 95.5

Community- Best TV News or Feature

Mac Time – Chris Mitchell (Nine News Border North East)

Community- Best use of ONLINE media (TV SHOW)

Essendon District Football League

Community- Best use of ONLINE media (TECHNOLOGY)

South Metro Junior Football League – Play Fair Campaign

VFL, VFL Women’s, TAC Cup, TAC Cup Girls- Best ACTION Photo

Cameron Grimes – The Mayne Attraction (Richmond FC)

VFL, VFL Women’s, TAC Cup, TAC Cup Girls- Best CHARACTER photo

Maurice Virduzzo – Captain or Caveman? (Port Melbourne FC)

VFL, VFL Women’s, TAC Cup, TAC Cup Girls- Best Print/ Online Feature

Tim Michell –  Recruiters key to success (Sunbury Leader)

VFL, VFL Women’s, TAC Cup, TAC Cup Girls- Best Print/Online COVERAGE

2017 GWV Rebels Digital Media Suite – Facebook/Website/Instagram 


* CLICK HERE to see all the 2017 nominations

Naming Rights

Official Partners

Official Licencee / Supplier