CFA Society Toronto invites submissions for the 2015 Financial Journalism Awards - Deadline 1 August 2015

TORONTO, July 7, 2015 /CNW/ - CFA Society Toronto has created a set of journalist awards recognizing the contributions of different Canadian based publications and journalists towards advancement of investor education, best practice and the promotion of ethics and high professional standards within the financial community.

This award will identify and reward publications and journalists whose work helps consumers and practitioners gain a better understanding of the investment profession.  In order to win submissions need to be explanatory, relevant, easy to read and backed up by data and fact.

"To forge the best possible future for the financial industry and our clients, setting high professional standards is the paramount goal. These awards recognize journalists who exemplify those high standards through their work and consequently improve investor education, heighten transparency and promote best practice in accordance with CFA Institute values," said Devin Crago, CFA, incoming Member Communications Chair.

Awards will be presented at the annual CFA Society Toronto Media Contact Directory launch in fall 2015.

Qualifying publications will be asked to submit three articles from the past 12 months that best demonstrate their commitment to investor education, ethics and high professional standards to before end of day August 1, 2015.

Journalists who pen the top three scoring articles will be added to the shortlist as finalists for the Journalist of the Year Award and will be asked to submit three articles they felt best demonstrated their commitment to investor education, best practice, ethics and high professional standards.  To find out more click here.

SOURCE CFA Society Toronto

For further information: For questions and submissions please contact: Patricia Stathi, CFA Society Toronto, Phone: 416.366.5755 X 235, E-mail:


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