Winners of the 2022 Excellence in Media Awards, and The People's Choice Awards were announced at the CONNECT22 experience on the Gold Coast.
The Excellence in Media Awards acknowledges the vision, passion, skill and effort of people and organisations seeking to share the hope of Jesus through media and the arts.
The 2022 awards were announced at the Official Ceremony including Dinner, Special Appearances and Live Entertainment as part of the CONNECT22 Conference, on the evening of September 13th at Mantra on View, Gold Coast.
The Legacy Awards, were also presented on the night, along with the winners of our People's Choice Music Awards.
And the winners of the 2022 Excellence in Media Awards are:
COMPELLING CONTENT - AUDIO
Real Faith with Cameron & Margaret Harvey - Vision Christian Media
COMPELLING CONTENT - DIGITAL MEDIA
UNDISTRACTED Podcast with Laura Bennett - Hope Media
COMPELLING CONTENT - SCREEN MEDIA
Beyond The Fire: Recovery (Season 2) - CheekyMac Productions
DigiVids - Rhema Media
COMMUNITY IMPACT AWARD
Can we pray for you? - 4B Media
2022 Legacy Awards
The Legacy Awards honour Christian leaders who, during their lifetime, have made an outstanding contribution in Media and the Arts.
Nominations are received each year from members, with the individual selected by the Board of CMAA.
And the winners of the 2022 Legacy Awards are:
David Holmes – for outstanding contribution to the Arts
The Daniel family – for outstanding contribution to media
Gary (Tex) Houston – for outstanding contribution to media
2022 Emerging Talent Award
Mary Argall – Positive Media
2022 MVP – Remarkable Contribution Award
Alan Martin – Positive Media
Laurene McClymont – 1079 Life
2022 Special Awards
Phil Edwards, previous CMAA Chairman – for 10 years of service to CMAA
CBM – for 10 years of partnership with CMAA and Christian radio stations
2022 People’s Choice Music Awards
The People's Choice Music Awards is broken into two categories, Australian and International Christian Music Artists, with the top five artists being those who were the most played on radio in the past 12 months.
And the winners of the 2022 People’s Choice Music Awards are:
Australian Artist of the Year:
for King and Country
International Artist of the Year
New Zealand Artist of the Year