2016 Awards

National Remote Indigenous Media Awards 2016

The annual National Remote Indigenous Media Awards celebrate the achievements in the remote Indigenous media industry. They acknowledge the accomplishments of remote Indigenous media workers and organisations and encourage development and innovation. The Awards celebrate the values of Indigenous community media and broadcasting in remote Australia.

Awards and Recipients

Lifetime Achievement Award

Winner: Dot West - Goolarri Media,

‌‌ First Nations Outstanding Contributor Award

Winner: Vince Coulthard - Umeewarra Aboriginal Media,

‌‌ Best Documentary Award – Short

Winner: Ŋambi - Mark Ashley (ARDS), https://ards.com.au/

‌‌ Best Documentary Award – Long

Winner: WIK vs Queensland - Dean Gibson, Helen Morrison & Trish Lake,

Best Radio Production Award

Winner: Ngaanyatjarra Dreaming series - NG Media​, https://ngmedia.org.au/

‌‌ Best Language/Culture Production Award

Winner: Yarripirri's Journey - PAW Media, http://www.pawmedia.com.au/

‌‌ Best Sports Coverage Award

Winner: Yuendumu Sports Weekend - PAW Media, http://www.pawmedia.com.au/

‌‌ Best Drama or Comedy Award

Winner: Grace Beside Me - Dena Curtis (NITV), https://www.sbs.com.au/nitv/

‌‌ Best Music Video Award

Winner: Native Tongue - Mojo Juju, https://www.mojojuju.net/

‌‌ Best News or Current Affairs Program

Winner: Our Voices - Noongar Radio, http://www.noongarradio.com/

‌‌ Best News or Current Affairs Story

Winner: Guilty of Being Stolen - Madeline Hayman-Reber & Sylvia Rowley,

‌‌ Best Interview or Oral History Award

Winner: Living Black - NITV​​, https://www.sbs.com.au/nitv/

‌‌ Best Photography Award

Winner: Jillian Mundy - Koori Mail,

‌‌ Best Promotion or Station ID Award

Winner: NITV, https://www.sbs.com.au/nitv/

‌‌ Best Training & Professional Development Award

Winner: Rebekah O'Meara - 6DBY,