CNW official newswire of the Canadian Journalism Foundation



    TORONTO, June 16 /CNW/ - CNW Group, Canada's largest news and information
distribution service for professional communicators, today announced it is the
"official newswire" of the Canadian Journalism Foundation.
    The Canadian Journalism Foundation is a non-for-profit organization that
contributes to the achievement of excellence in Canadian journalism. Its
annual awards program recognizes and encourages excellence in journalism as
well as providing unique professional development opportunities for Canadian
journalists.
    "CNW is where journalists look first for full-text news and information
and that's why we use CNW to distribute our own news and event information,"
said Cristina Coraggio, Executive Director, Canadian Journalism Foundation.
"We especially appreciate the versatility and efficiency of CNW's newswire
service in terms of our ability to tailor the timing and distribution to meet
our specific needs."
    "CNW has been the leading source of full-text news in Canada since 1960.
More than 80 per cent of Canada's media companies use CNW to disseminate their
own corporate information, a fact that speaks not only to our credibility and
reliability in the news distribution business, but also to the long-standing
relationships CNW has built up over the years with Canada's journalism and
media organizations," said David Milliken, Senior Vice President, Media
Relations.

    About the Canadian Journalism Foundation

    Founded in 1990, The Canadian Journalism Foundation (CJF) is a
not-for-profit organization that exists to support and reward excellence in
Canadian journalism and to act as a catalyst for co-operation and
understanding between leading public and private organizations and the media.
    The Canadian Journalism Foundation attracts presidents, CEOs and senior
executives from Canada's leading institutions. CJF's Executive Committee,
Advisory Board, and Board of Governors include high-level representatives from
corporations, media organizations, academic institutions, professional
associations, and some of Canada's leading charitable foundations. CJF is
built on the commitment of these inspired and influential individuals who lend
their time and expertise to furthering CJF's mission.

    About CNW Group

    Established in 1960, CNW Group is the Canadian expert in news and
information distribution services for professional communicators. CNW is part
of the International PR Newswire network, reaching news outlets in
135 countries worldwide.
    CNW Group provides electronic distribution, targeting, monitoring,
translation, Webcast, broadcast and disclosure services to corporate,
government, association, labour, non-profit and other clients around the
world, helping them to connect with local and global audiences including the
news media, the investment community and the general public.
    CNW Group is co-owned by two news distribution powerhouses: PR Newswire,
based in New York City, USA and PA Group, based in London, UK.





For further information:

For further information: David Milliken, Senior Vice President, Media
Relations, CNW Group, (416) 863-5616, David.Milliken@Newswire.ca,
www.newswire.ca


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