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And the Winners are . . . Jelly Baby Media Awards

12 May 2010

For several years now, Medtronic Australasia has been proud to support the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation’s Jelly Baby Media Awards, created to recognise excellence in reporting about type 1 diabetes.

Nominations and prizes are coordinated by JDRF, with judging from conducted by an independent, external panel.

The winners of the Jelly Baby Media Awards for 2009 are:


Beating the schoolyard blues by Erica Goatly – Diabetic Living Magazine – Jan/Feb 09

Runner up
Take a walk in another’s shoes to help diabetes fight by Jessica Wright – Sunday Canberra Times – 18 Oct 09

Highly Commended
Stemming the tide of type 1 diabetes by Karen Hobson – Sunday Canberra Times – 7 Jun 09
Living with type 1 diabetes – Common misunderstandings by Lloyd Scroope – Yass Tribune – 13 Feb 09

You can view the winning print entries here.


Diabetes Hope – Islet Transplantation, Kirrily Male and Organ Donation Appeal by Jemma Chapman – Channel 10 News Adelaide – 24 Feb 09

You can view the winning broadcast entry here.

If you would like to nominate a journalist or article for the 2010 Jelly Baby Media Awards, please email the details to


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