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Posted by Belinda Alzner on December 17, 2012

The J-Source Canadian Newsperson of the Year award will honour a Canadian who has demonstrated excellence and had a positive impact on the quality of journalism in their community or across the country, perhaps innovating the way news is gathered and told, inspiring journalists, educators, and the Canadian public. 

Nomination guidelines:

  • We are honouring journalism during 2012, so the action, decision, advocacy, story, approach, judgement call etc. that provides the basis for the nomination must have occurred in the 2012 calendar year
  • If the basis for a nomination refers to an internal decision, the information must be verifiable
  • Please keep your nominations brief (150 words max), as we will be posting the list of nominees
  • Nominations must be received by 11:59 p.m. PST on January 21, 2012

Judging:

A jury convened by The Canadian Journalism Project (CJP) will judge the nominees and announce the shortlist for the J-Source Canadian Newsperson of the Year award in January.

Nominations:

Please click here for the list of nominees received so far

 

J-Source and ProjetJ are publications of the Canadian Journalism Project, a venture among post-secondary journalism schools and programs across Canada, led by Ryerson University, Université Laval and Carleton University and supported by a group of donors.