OTTAWA, Jan. 7, 2013 /CNW/ - The Canadian Association of Journalists is
pleased to announce entries are now being accepted for the 2012 CAJ
Awards program, featuring Canada's top investigative journalism award,
the Don McGillivray Award.
The deadline for entries is Feb. 8.
Full information on how to enter the CAJ Awards, including entry forms
to submit entries by mail is now posted on the Awards section of our website. The deadline for the Student Award of Excellence is
Feb. 28, 2013.
New for this year is a revised fee structure that accommodates team
entries in a more manageable way. The CAJ has also entered into
business with Better BNC, a website through which online submission of
all entries will be handled. Instructions on how to submit entries are
available through the CAJ website.
"The CAJ awards program allows us to celebrate the best in Canadian
journalism across all media," CAJ president Hugo Rodrigues said. "The
changes we've made to entry fees and moving towards online submission
of entries will make it easier for journalists to enter and have their
The CAJ Awards finalists will be announced in late March or early April,
with the winners announced at the 2013 CAJ conference banquet and awards gala, scheduled for May 3-5, 2013, in Ottawa.
The CAJ is Canada's largest national professional organization for
journalists from all media, representing over 400 members across the
country. The CAJ's primary roles are to provide public-interest
advocacy and high-quality professional development for its members.
SOURCE: Canadian Association of Journalists
For further information:
Hugo Rodrigues, CAJ president - 519-756-2020 ext. 2226, 519-535-8680 cell, firstname.lastname@example.org
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