Deadline: February 25, 2013
VANCOUVER, Jan. 25, 2013 /CNW/ - The Jack Webster Foundation has issued
today its Call for applications for BC journalists seeking professional
1. JWF Fellowships to the Poynter Institute for BC Print, Broadcast and
Online News Journalists
Up to three BC journalists will receive fellowships to the Poynter
Institute in St. Petersburg, Florida. With its goal of helping
journalists to achieve excellence, Poynter has offered a wide-range of
journalism programs since 1975. Applicants are encouraged to visit the
Poynter Institute's website at www.poynter.org to select a seminar of interest.
2. JWF Self Defined Fellowship
JWF Self-Defined Fellowships are available for those BC journalists who
would like to create a self-defined opportunity for skills enhancement
Deadline for submissions is February 25, 2012. For complete details and
an application form, please visit www.jackwebster.com/fellowships/info.php or call or email the Foundation office.
2012 recipient, Barry Link, editor Vancouver Courier writes about his
experience at the Poynter:
"I attended the Great Bosses seminar Oct. 14 to 20, 2012 at the Poynter
Institute on a Jack Webster Foundation fellowship. It was an excellent
experience thanks to Poynter's intensive course offering, the
professionalism of the instructors and the seriousness with which
Poynter regards our profession."
The Jack Webster Foundation was established in 1986 to recognize and
encourage excellence in journalism in British Columbia. The work of the
Foundation is made possible by the generous sponsorship BCGEU, CGA, CN,
HSBC Bank Canada, Labatt Breweries, Fortis BC, Port Metro Vancouver,
Teck, TELUS and WorkSafe BC..
SOURCE: Jack Webster Foundation
For further information:
Nora Newlands, Executive Director
Jack Webster Foundation
Tel. 604-261-6184 Fax 604-261-1964 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Web site: www.jackwebster.com