Our photographer wins major award

Hunt’s winning photo.
Hunt’s winning photo.

Hunt won the best photo spread for all media (metropolitan, rural, regional and community) at the 2013 OPSO Media Awards in Brisbane.

His photo of Krakouer shows him pointing to the lifeboats on the stricken Alkimos. He was one of the ship’s caretakers, serving aboard the wreck for weeks at a time after she ran aground in a north-westerly on Eglinton Reef in May, 1963.

Weekender and Times reporter Lucy Jarvis was honoured by her peers when she won the best news reporter prize at the Community Newspaper Group awards night.