Sam Landsberger – Monash graduate wins 2012 Quill Award

Monash University journalism graduate Sam Landsberger and his News Ltd sports colleagues have won the 2012 Quill Award for Best use of the Digital or Online Medium.

Sam’s contribution to the live coverage and reporting of AFL has earned him this prestigious accolade with his colleagues Finn Bradshaw, former Monash student Alistair Paton and Gilbert Gardiner.

Sam is enjoying his job as a News Ltd digital journalist, based at the Herald Sun in Melbourne. Sam has earned a reputation as an AFL draft expert and produced most of the content of the Pick Me series and the AFL Draft Tracker.

Sam has been a true newshound, scoring many sports leads, including this back-page story in the Herald Sun.

Sam trained in sports journalism at Monash University in 2010. He chases all his stories with tenacity, building his reputation as one of Victoria’s talented young sports journalists.

Sam has built his skills in sports digital media, covering matches live and has honed his ability to write breaking stories within minutes.

Congratulations, Sam, on your success.