Stars of NZ science reporting – Science Journalism Awards finalists announced

A myopia epidemic, traditional tatau, tobacco industry lobbying, and weight loss surgery are among the topics canvassed by finalists of the inaugural Science Journalism Awards.

From this incredible crop of nominations, here are the works that impressed the judges the most. The winner for each category will be announced on June 19th in Wellington.

The SMC is delighted to announce the Science Journalism Awards finalists are:

Emerging journalist:

Established journalist:

Many thanks to our incredible judges for the 2024 awards, who’ve done an impressive and diligent job of weighing up the many excellent entries we received.