Lizzies 2013 finalists announced

By for on MediaConnect Australia

MediaConnect can formally announce the finalists for this year’s Microsoft IT Journalism Awards, which is being held in Sydney on May 10.

 

Highlights include the most entrants ever for a Lizzies award, with Best Gaming Journalist garnering 34 entries in total.


The awards are sponsored this year by Microsoft, Watterson Marketing Communications, Epson, Netsuite, NEC and Optus - and we thank them for their extraordinary support.

“Once more, there has been an increase on last year’s record number of entries, so it’s a very competitive year,” said MediaConnect sales director, Mike Woodcock. “We are also delighted to see a strong number of entries into the two new categories introduced - Best Telco Journalist and Best Independent Media.”


MediaConnect CEO, Phil Sim, added: “Our judges had to consider more entries than ever before, so I’d like to thank all who gave their time and have made the Awards possible. Indeed, the entire ITJourno community has once again shown such enthusiasm and support for the Awards, which continue to grow year-on-year.”


You can still book tickets to the event, which is being held at the Crystal Palace, Luna Park, Sydney.


Finalists are announced only for all individual/journalist categories.


The finalists and nominations for media categories (in alphabetical order):


Nominations for Best Magazine:

CHOICE Computer

CRN

Game Informer

Government Technology Review

Hyper

PC & Tech Authority

T3


Nominations for Best Website:

BIT

CNET

Current.com.au

Everything For The Man

Gadget Guy

Gizmodo

IGN AU

iTnews

Kotaku

Lifehacker

PlayerAttack

SMH IT Pro

SMH Tech

TechGeek

TechGuide

TechRadar

ZDNet


Nominations for Best Audio Program:

Download This Show

Gadget Grill

MacTalk

Risky Business

Tech Guide

Tech With Trevor Long

Two Blokes Talk Tech

Your Tech Life


Nominations for Best Video Program:

30 Seconds Of Tech

5 Inch Floppy

BRW

CNET Australia

Cup Of Tech

Good Game

Good Game: Spawn Point

Jetpack Nation

Lifehacker

Player Attack

SMH Digital Dreamers

TechLife


Nominations for Best News Coverage:

Commsday

Current.com.au

Everything For The Man

iTnews

Kotaku

SMH Tech

The Australian Financial Review

The Australian IT


Finalists for Best News Journalist:

Mitchell Bingemann

Ry Crozier

Fran Foo

Luke Hopewell

James Hutchinson

Angus Kidman

Asher Moses

Claire Porter

David Ramli

Brett Winterford


Nominations for Best Business Technology Coverage:

BIT

CommsDay

Current.com.au

Government Technology Review

iTnews

The Australian Financial Review

The Australian IT

ZDNET


Finalists for Best Business Technology Journalist:

Neerav Bhatt

David Braue

Caitlin Fitzsimmons

Fran Foo

James Hutchinson

Angus Kidman

William Maher

Paul Smith

Liz Tay

Josh Taylor

Adam Turner


Finalists for Best Technology Industry Journalist:

Allie Coyne

Caitlin Fitzsimmons

James Hutchinson

Angus Kidman

Stephanie McDonald

Asher Moses

Claire Porter

David Ramli

Claire Reilly

Mahesh Sharma

Paul Smith


Nominations for Best Personal Technology Coverage:

CNET

GadgetGuy

Gizmodo

Lifehacker

News.com.au

PC World

PC & Tech Authority

SMH Tech

The Australian Financial Review


Finalists for Best Consumer Technology Journalist:

David Braue

Nick Broughall

John Davidson

Nic Healey

Luke Hopewell

Alex Kidman

Angus Kidman

Dominik Krupinski

Andrew McMillen

Asher Moses

Nick Ross

Michelle Starr


Finalists for Best Telco Journalist:

Mitchell Bingemann

David Braue

Ry Crozier

James Hutchinson

Angus Kidman

Geoff Long

Stephanie McDonald

Nick Ross

Josh Taylor

Petroc Wilton


Nominations for Best Gaming Coverage:

Digitally Downloaded

Dusty Cartridge

Game Informer

GameArena

Games.on.net

Hyper

IGN AU

Kotaku

Official PlayStation Magazine Australia

Official Xbox Magazine Australia

PC Powerplay

Player Attack

STACK Magazine

Stevivor


Finalists for Best Gaming Journalist:

Tim Colwill

James Cottee

James Cullinane

Jamie Dalzell

Daniel Golding

Brenna Hillier

Daniel Hindes

Brendan Keogh

Andrew McMillen

Jeremy Ray

Matthew Sainsbury

Mark Serrels


Finalists for Best Columnist:

Andrew Birmingham

David Braue

John Davidson

Daniel Golding

Angus Kidman

Sholto Macpherson

Nick Ross

Mark Serrels

Josh Taylor

Adam Turner

Paul Wallbank


Finalists for Best Reviewer:

John Davidson

John Gillooly

Chris Griffith

Elly Hart

Alex Kidman

Angus Kidman

Bennett Ring

Craig Simms

Campbell Simpson

Adam Turner

Darren Yates


Finalists for Best New Journalist:

Allie Coyne

Daniel Golding

Rae Johnston

David Milner

Hafizah Osman

Harrison Polites

Peter Wells


Finalists for Best Technical Journalist:

Logan Booker

David Braue

John Gillooly

Angus Kidman

Jeremy Kirk

Michael Lee

Ashton Mills

Nick Ross

Craig Simms

Petroc Wilton

Darren Yates


Nominations for Best Independent Media:

Ausdroid

Dusty Cartridge

GameArena

Live Tech Australia

NotAnalog

Player Attack

TechGeek.com.au

TechIn5

Vooks


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