TORONTO, March 6, 2014 /CNW/ - Lisa LaFlamme, chief anchor and senior editor of CTV National News, will host the 17th Annual Canadian Journalism Foundation Awards, an annual event that attracts more than 500 of the country's business
and media luminaries.
Taking place on June 4 at The Fairmont Royal York in Toronto, the annual
gala honours individuals and organizations that have made significant
contributions to journalism and recognizes those who show exceptional
promise. "This event is a good time to pause and reflect on what
happens when you combine journalism and passion, critical thinking and
curiosity," says LaFlamme, a past presenter and a regular presence at
the annual event. "The CJF champions and celebrates the tireless and
often brave work of reporters and the importance of a strong newsroom
team. Our media landscape is spinning with changes but the role of
strong journalism - to expose the best and worst of society - is a
constant. The CJF Awards night recognizes and celebrates the very best.
It's also a great party."
The Canadian Journalism Foundation thanks the following organizations for their support of this event: BMO Financial Group, Labatt Breweries of Canada, Accenture, Medtronic of Canada, Scotiabank, and Waste Management of Canada. Thank you also to CBC News, CNW, Maclean's, National Post, The Globe and Mail and Toronto Star for their generous in-kind donations.
Early bird rates for tickets and tables are available until March 31.
Visit our 2014 CJF Awards page for more information.
About The Canadian Journalism Foundation
Founded in 1990, The Canadian Journalism Foundation (CJF) is a not-for-profit organization that promotes excellence in
journalism by celebrating outstanding journalistic achievement through
an annual awards program; by organizing events that facilitate dialogue
among journalists, business people, academics and students about the
role of the media in Canadian society; by supporting journalism
websites, J-Source.ca English and ProjetJ.ca (French), in cooperation with the country's leading journalism schools;
and by fostering opportunities for journalism education, training and
SOURCE: Canadian Journalism Foundation
For further information:
Natalie Turvey, Executive Director
To purchase a table or tickets:
416-955-0394 x 503