TORONTO, Nov. 7, 2017 /CNW/ - CFA Society Toronto is pleased to invite submissions for the 2018 Financial Journalism Awards. The awards were first introduced in 2013 to recognizing the contributions of different Canadian based publications and journalists towards the advancement of investor education, best practice and the promotion of ethics and high professional standards within the financial community.
These awards identify and acknowledge 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, and backed up by data and fact.
"The purpose of the awards is to provide recognition to financial journalists who show exceptional commitment to high professional standards. The financial press plays a critical role in improving transparency and strengthening investor education, which are key pillars supporting CFA Institute's efforts to foster a forward-thinking financial industry that better serves society," said Devin Crago, CFA, Member Communications Committee Chair.
The three award categories for the 2018 Financial Journalism Awards are Publication of the Year, Journalist of the Year, and Future of Finance Award. 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 [email protected] before 5PM EST on 15 January 2018.
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Awards will be presented at the annual CFA Society Toronto Media Contact Directory launch in March 2018.
About CFA Society Toronto
CFA Society Toronto is Canada's largest Society of CFA® charterholders, dedicated to supporting the professional and business development of over 9,500 members. We provide our membership with a local perspective on a global designation through our member services, which include: educational programs, sponsored events, employment postings, quarterly newsletters and networking opportunities. A not-for-profit organization, CFA Society Toronto is affiliated with CFA Institute, the global body that administers the Chartered Financial Analyst® curriculum and sets voluntary, ethics-based performance-reporting standards for the investment industry. CFA Society Toronto's members are leaders in ethics in the financial community. For more information, please refer to www.cfatoronto.ca.
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For further information: For questions and submissions please contact: Jonathan Mai, CFA Society Toronto, Phone: 416.366.5755 X 235, E-mail: [email protected]