TORONTO, Feb. 22 /CNW/ - The Canadian Journalism Foundation (CJF) invites
media organizations from across the country to apply for its Annual Excellence
in Journalism Award.
Since 1996, the Canadian Journalism Foundation has singled out media
organizations that embrace ideals of journalistic excellence - accuracy,
independence, accountability, courage, originality, among others - with its
annual Excellence in Journalism Award. Winners in two categories will be
selected: 1) small/medium or local/regional media, and 2) large or national
If your story deserves to be told, only you can tell it. Entrants are
asked to submit a written description explaining in 1,000 words or less how
the organization ensures journalistic excellence and why it merits this award.
The winner will be announced at the CJF Eleventh Annual Awards Gala to be held
this year at The Fairmont Royal York Hotel on May 28, 2008.
Submissions are assessed against seven different criteria by a jury of
journalists, media educators and opinion leaders chaired by Donna Logan. Past
2007 The Hamilton Spectator (large media)
The Guelph Mercury (small media)
2006 The Globe and Mail
2005 The Hamilton Spectator
2004 CBC News
2003 The Record, Kitchener, ON
2002 CTV News
The deadline for submissions is March 14, 2008.
For all the information you need, visit
http://www.cjf-fjc.ca/awards_excellence.htm or contact Cristina Coraggio
at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 416-955-0394.
About the Canadian Journalism Foundation
Established in 1990, The Canadian Journalism Foundation (CJF) is a
not-for-profit organization that exists to contribute to the achievement of
excellence in Canadian journalism. Better journalism means a better-informed
citizenry and an improved democratic process. Through leadership seminars,
panel discussions and other activities the Foundation builds bridges and
fosters open, informed dialogue and debate between leading public and private
organizations and the media.
For further information:
For further information: Cristina Coraggio, Executive Director, The
Canadian Journalism Foundation, 117 Peter St., 3rd floor, Toronto, ON, M5V
2G9, Phone: (416) 955-0394, Fax: (416) 955-0395, e-mail: email@example.com