Paul Whittaker – Editor-in-Chief, The Australian & three-time Walkley Award winner.
Judith Whelan – ABC Radio National, former Editor, The Sydney Morning Herald and The Good Weekend.
Lisa Davies – Editor The Sydney Morning Herald, former crime reporter and colleague of Les Kennedy.
John Hartigan – journalist, former News Ltd Chief Executive Officer, Editor-in-Chief Daily & Sunday Telegraphs, Daily Mirror & Sydney Sun reporter. Chairman Destination NSW.
Miranda Devine – veteran News Ltd journalist & columnist with The Daily Telegraph, winner of Kennedy Award for 2014 Scoop of the Year.
Max Uechtritz – former head of News & Current Affairs at the ABC & Nine Network.
Melissa Hoyer – Editor-at-Large news.com.au, popular columnist, radio & television commentator.
Chris Willis – long-serving Director of News 7News Sydney.
Mike Dalton has worked in television news for more than 30 years and is currently News Director with the Nine Network Queensland
Bill Woods – veteran newsreader, television & radio journalist, columnist & author.
Tom Krause – veteran journalist with News Ltd & stalwart supervising producer of the Nine Network’s Sunday program.
Paul Bailey – Walkley Award-winning journalist, Fairfax Media Executive, editor of The Australian Financial Review, Editor-in-chief of The Bulletin, News Editor National Nine News, Sydney Morning Herald reporter.
Felicity Moffatt – Walkley award winning journalist, formerly with Macquarie Radio & the Seven Network. Foundation Kennedy Awards judge.
Robert Kinny – 20 years as a reporter and presenter at 2UE. Foundation Kennedy Awards judge.
Peter Mahoney – veteran regional journalist, former Deputy Editor of The Daily Advertiser and News Editor at 2WG Wagga Wagga.
Jennifer Cooke – award-winning author and veteran journalist with The Sydney Morning Herald, South China Morning Post, Medical Observer, International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, The Conversation.
Ian Heads – 2015 winner of the Kennedy Award for Lifetime Achievement, author, former Editor of Rugby League Week and veteran sport journalist.
Holly Byrnes – senior journalist and columnist with The Daily Telegraph.
Barry Norman – retired senior photographer with The Daily Telegraph.
Steve Grove – retired News Limited Picture Editor.
Neil Duncan – spent 20 years as an international press photographer, formerly of News Limited
Candy Sutton – Daily Mail senior journalist, veteran reporter & columnist with Fairfax & News Ltd.
Chris O’Keefe – Kennedy and Walkley award-winning National Nine News NSW Politics Editor, former Network TEN reporter.
Mike Duffy – award-winning senior investigative journalist, Seven Network.
Nichola Younger – Deputy National News Editor, Sky News Australia.
Peter Ryan – ABC Business Editor, veteran News Ltd & ABC journalist & inaugural Kennedy Foundation Chairman.
Andy Taylor – 60 Minutes cameraman, multi ACS & Walkley award-winning cinematographer with the ABC & Nine Network in Sydney, London & Moscow.
Kellie Connolly – former ABC & Nine Network presenter and journalist.
Simon Dulhunty – Kennedy Foundation Chairman, former editor of The Sun-Herald, Illawarra Mercury, Kennedy Foundation Trustee.
Ben Hanson – experienced news cameraman, formerly of Channel 9, Sydney & the network’s London bureau.
Tim Burrowes – editorial director Mumbrella.
David Ritter – CEO Greenpeace Australia Pacific.
Jonathan Marshall – Kennedy-award winning newspaper & magazine journalist – Television New Zealand, APN, Fairfax, News Corp & Bauer Media.
Peter Kogoy – veteran sports journalist at The Australian & Fairfax
Lindsay Day – experienced & respected network news & primetime program cameraman.
Steve “Rocky” Warnock – Kennedy Foundation General Manager, veteran Sydney journalist, formerly with The Daily Telegraph & Fairfax.