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Snow, Deborah

Occupation
Journalist, Print Journalist and Television Journalist

Summary

In 1991 Deborah Snow and Murray McLaughlin won a Walkley Award for their report 'Blood on the Bougainvillea'. The programme focused on the uprising in Bougainville and featured an interview with Papua New Guinea's Bougainville commander, Colonel Leo Nuia, admitting that helicopters provided by Australia had been used to dump rebels' bodies at sea.

She is currently (2008) a senior reporter for the Fairfax group.

Details

Events

c. 1980 -
Career in journalism active
1991
Walkley Award (Television) - Best Investigative Report (Television), Australian Broadcasting Corporation
1994
Walkley Award (All Media) - Best International Report, 'Moscow Uprising', Australian Broadcasting Corporation

Sources used to compile this entry: http://www.walkleys.com/winners/database.html.

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