2022 Awards Winners Announced

2022 Awards Winners Announced

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:


Real Faith with Cameron & Margaret Harvey - Vision Christian Media


UNDISTRACTED Podcast with Laura Bennett - Hope Media


Beyond The Fire: Recovery (Season 2) - CheekyMac Productions


DigiVids - Rhema Media


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

Lauren Daigle

New Zealand Artist of the Year

Brooke Ligertwood

View the online event here

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