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's Grant Bradley has won the Australasian Aviation Press Club aviation journalist of the year.

Bradley also won the aviation multimedia story of the year for his coverage of the rollout of a new Cathay Pacific plane.

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He also was runner up in the New Zealand news story category in the awards which presented at a function in Sydney last night.

Judges said his breadth of coverage of the aviation sector earned him the top award.

Bradley is the first Kiwi to win the award since 2008.


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