SBS awarded at Australian Sports Commission Media Awards
Press release from SBS
SBS’s coverage of cycling including the 2011 Tour de France was recognised at the Australian Sports Commission Media Awards last night, taking home the award for Best Coverage of Sport by an Organisation – Broadcast Media.
Michael Tomalaris was acknowledged for his role in SBS’s broadcast of the 2011 Tour de France, being awarded Best Coverage of Sport by an Individual – Broadcast Media.
Word News Australia reporter Luke Waters was awarded Best Coverage of Women in Sport for his story ‘A belt that fits’ about female boxer Diana Prazak, who is the first Australian woman to win a world boxing title.
“SBS has been committed to the coverage of cycling for the past 21 years,” said Ken Shipp, Head of Sport at SBS. “To receive this acknowledgement is a great honour.”
“Michael truly deserves this recognition of his long term commitment and passion for cycling,” said Ken Shipp, Head of Sport at SBS. “Congratulations from SBS management and all of his colleagues at SBS.”