CRA award winner on Friday, employed on Monday

Edith Cowan University Post Graduate Broadcasting graduate Adam Di Tullio has been awarded a $2000 2021 Commercial Radio Australia award for the student with the greatest potential in commercial radio.

Just three days later he started work at SCA’s Bendigo newsroom, chasing news across three states.

Adam says,“It’s a privilege to be able to begin my professional career with the same company where I did my first work experience.

“I’m now training with the Mix 94.5 News team and will move to Bendigo in the new year. I was so thrilled and surprised to win the Commercial Radio Australia Award. It’s been a big week!”

Chief Executive Officer of CRA, Joan Warner commended the 22-year-old and says, “I want to congratulate Adam with his exceptional achievement in winning the CRA Award. It is great to see young top talent like Adam prepare to make their mark within a dynamic radio newsroom. I’m sure he will do very well in his new role with SCA.”

Judges of the award included Nova’s David McClung, Nine Radio/6PR’s Emily White, 92.9 Triple M’s Tim Nolan and 96FM Managing Director and former CRA Chair Gary Roberts.

Roberts says, Adam was a clear winner of the CRA award and already has a great future in commercial radio with his first role at SCA in Bendigo. We wish him all the best and congratulate him for being another successful ECU graduate.”

Edith Cowan University’s Graduate Diploma of Broadcasting course coordinator Andrea Burns says this was an important partnership and says, “CRA has been supporting our work by offering this award for the better part of two decades..Our course is unapologetically industry-focussed, and this collaboration reinforces that we’re teaching students the skills that employers want.”

“Adam Di Tullio lives and breathes radio, so he is a most deserving winner. I know he’ll do very well.”

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