‘Boyz N The Wood’ features the highs and lows of a pair of aspiring musicians in the Logan suburb of Woodridge, two years after the 'race riots' that made headlines.
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NITV Staff Writer

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NITV News
22 Jul 2016 - 2:18 PM  UPDATED 22 Jul 2016 - 2:29 PM

SBS has taken home three awards at this year's NSW Premier's Multicultural Media Awards.

John Birmingham and Gina McKeon won the award for best story on cultural diversity with their story “Boyz N The Wood” while Francesca Rizzoli from SBS Radio won the best long form feature award for “Dear Syria”.

Raymond Selvaraj and Kulasegaram Sanchayan from SBS Radio Tamil won the best radio report for “Untouchables’ amongst us”.

SBS Multimedia journalists Omar Dabbagh, Brianna Roberts, Peggy Giakoumelos and Pallavi Jain from SBS Radio Hindi were also nominated for awards.

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