Joanne McCarthy AM: Former Newcastle Herald journalist becomes Member of Order of Australia for service to media and print journalism

Gabriel Fowler
By Gabriel Fowler
Updated June 12 2022 - 8:59pm, first published 8:55pm
Former Newcastle Herald journalist Joanne McCarthy, a Gold Walkley Award winner, has been appointed a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for significant service to the print media as a journalist. Picture: Marina Neil.

BEING appointed a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) is an acknowledgement that journalists, the media, and acting in the public interest matters, says former Newcastle Herald journalist, Joanne McCarthy.

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Gabriel Fowler

Gabriel Fowler

Journalist

Newcastle Herald journalist (on and off since 2003). Gabriel.Fowler@newcastleherald.com.au

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