WIN news scoops football NSW Media Award


The Annual Platinum Medal Dinner Awards took place at the home of one of Australia?s most famous clubs, Club Marconi on Friday, 23 October in what was a glitzy affair for the Arrive Alive Women?s Premier and Super League clubs, players and officials. The event recognises achievement on and off the field.
WIN News? coverage of the Arrive Alive Women?s Premier League team, the Illawarra Stingrays, was unrivalled by any other television news service in any region across the State – beating a field of over 20 nominations.
Mark Stavroulakis, Football NSW Media Manager congratulated WIN News on its exceptional commitment to the league in 2009, saying ?The publicity the Illawarra Stingrays, as well as the competition and female football in general received via WIN News was second to none, and it was only virtue that they were rewarded for their professional efforts with the Football NSW Media Award this year.?
?Football NSW is very appreciative of WIN News? impressive efforts in supporting the Arrive Alive Premier League and the Stingrays for season 2009.?
WIN News is dedicated to supporting the local sporting community as well as the local community large, covering the issues and events which are important to viewers.
?It is essential to share the success of local sporting groups such as the Stingrays with the region?s viewers. We can all be proud of our local team?s achievements as champions of the Arrive Alive Women?s Premier League in 2009.? Said WIN News sport reporter, Tim Allan.
?It was a thrill and an honour for me to accept the award and I look forward to covering the 2010 season.?
The Illawarra region shone on the night with a pool of awards including Illawarra Stingray, Michelle Heyman, taking out the coveted Platinum Medal. The 21-year old striker from Shellharbour notched up an amazing 24 goals in 21 matches.
WIN News airs weeknights at 6.30pm on WIN Television.

-Official WIN News Press Release