HALIFAX, Jan. 8 /CNW/ - Atlantic Canadian journalists are reminded to
submit their print, radio and television stories and images to the 28th
Atlantic Journalism Awards.
Entries are required to have been published or broadcast in an Atlantic
Canadian medium during 2008, and postmarked no later than the submission
deadline of Friday, Jan. 30, 2009.
Panels of judges from across Canada will review the entries and select
three finalists from each category. Finalists will be announced in early April
and the gold awards will be presented at the annual gala dinner and awards
show on Saturday, May 2, 2009, at the Delta Beauséjour Hotel in Moncton, NB.
This year's Atlantic Journalism Awards categories are:
Spot News - Print, Radio and Television
Feature Writing - Print, Radio and Television
Continuing Coverage - Print, Radio and Television
Enterprise Reporting - Print, Radio and Television
Sports Reporting - Any Medium
Arts and Entertainment Reporting - Any Medium
Atlantic Magazine - Best Article
Atlantic Magazine - Best Cover
Atlantic Magazine - Best Profile Article
Photojournalism Spot News - Print, Television
Photojournalism Feature - Print, Television
VideoJournalist - Television
Commentary - Any Medium
The Jim MacNeill New Journalist Award - Any Medium
Entry forms, regulations, category descriptions, tickets and other
information can be found at www.AJAs.ca, or by calling (902) 425-2727.
Professional development workshops will also be held during the day on
For further information:
For further information: Justin MacNeill, Project Coordinator, Atlantic
Journalism Awards, (902) 425-2727, firstname.lastname@example.org; www.AJAs.ca