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

Gabriel Fowler
Updated June 13 2022 - 6:59am, first published 6:55am
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.
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

Senior Journalist

Community health & welfare, social justice, investigations, general news. Gabriel.Fowler@newcastleherald.com.au

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