Nods for Allied Press

Otago Daily Times journalists and Allied Press publications feature in the finalists for this year’s Voyager Media Awards.

Court reporter Rob Kidd leads the way with two nominations — crime and justice and regional journalist of the year.

Illustrations editor Stephen Jaquiery is a finalist for photographer of the year, while video journalist Craig Baxter is in the best breaking news category for his coverage of the Countdown stabbings in Dunedin.

Allied Press community titles Oamaru Mail and The Star (Dunedin) are finalists in the community newspaper of the year category.

Winners will be announced in Auckland on August 20.

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