OTTAWA, Jan. 5, 2012 /CNW/ - The Canadian Association of Journalists
invites journalists to begin putting together their entries for the
2011 CAJ Awards program— which includes Canada's top investigative
award, the Don McGillivray Award.
New for this year, the program includes two new awards through
partnerships with leading Canadian media organizations. The CAJ is
partnering with jhr to offer the jhr / CAJ Award for Human Rights
Reporting and is also partnering with CWA Canada and its largest local
the Canadian Media Guild to offer the CWA Canada / CAJ Award for Labour
Full information on all the CAJ Awards can be viewed and downloaded
under the Awards section of our website.
"The CAJ Awards are an annual opportunity for this association to
highlight the best in Canadian journalism across all media," CAJ
president Hugo Rodrigues said. "We invite all journalists to look back
at the work they completed in 2011 and submit an entry."
Entry details on submissions are currently being finalized. They will be
posted on all awards pages at the CAJ website when ready and another
statement will be issued at that time. The deadline for entries for the
CAJ Awards is Jan. 31, 2012, with the CAJ / CNW Student Award of
Excellence deadline set for Feb. 28, 2012.
The CAJ is Canada's largest national professional organization for
journalists from all media, representing almost 600 members across the
country. The CAJ's primary roles are to provide high-quality
professional development for its members and public-interest advocacy.
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SOURCE Canadian Association of Journalists
For further information:
Hugo Rodrigues, CAJ president - 519-756-2020 ext. 2226, 519-535-8680, firstname.lastname@example.org