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Hawley, Janet

Occupation
Journalist and Print Journalist

Summary

Janet Hawley has been a senior feature writer with Good Weekend for seventeen years. Completing an arts degree at Sydney University, Janet began her journalism career at the Daily Telegraph. After her cadetship Janet moved to The Australian, where she remained for ten years, and was intrinsic in developing 'page three profiles'. Janet joined The Age, where she was feature-writer-at-large for eight years, travelling throughout Australia and overseas and covering a range of topics including Indonesian politics and society, the Arab-Israeli conflict, Aboriginal culture, environmental issues, royal tours and sport. Janet has won many major awards for her arts features and profiles (including two Walkleys and the Gold Walkley) and her medical stories have also won several major awards.

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Events

c. 1975 -
Career in journalism active
1983
Walkley Award (Print) - Best Feature - Either in a Newspaper or Magazine (Highly Commended), 'White Heat', The Age Melbourne - Fairfax
1986
Walkley Award (Print) - Best Feature - Either in a Newspaper or Magazine (Highly Commended), 'Midnight Rock', The Age Melbourne - Fairfax
1987
Walkley Award (Print) - Best Feature - Either in a Newspaper or Magazine (Notable Mention), The Age Melbourne - Fairfax
1989
Walkley Award (Print) - Best Feature, Good Weekend, Fairfax
1990
Walkley Award (Print) - Best Feature, Good Weekend, Fairfax
1990
Walkley Award (Gold Walkley) - Best Piece of Journalism Newspaper, Television or Radio, Good Weekend, Fairfax

Sources used to compile this entry: http://www.walkleys.com/winners/database.html; http://about.theage.com.au/view_profile.asp?intid=1427.

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