Entries are open for the Atlantic Journalism Awards. Application deadline Monday, Feb. 4, 2013. 


Entries are open for the Atlantic Journalism Awards. Journalists who had work published in the 2012 calendar year by an Atlantic Canadian media outlet are eligible to enter their stories and photographs.

There are 28 categories that honour excellence in a particular medium (print, television, radio, online, magazine) as well as beat reporting (arts, business and sports). The awards also include the Jim MacNeill New Journalist Award, which is open to new journalists who have worked in print, television or radio for fewer than three years that, as well as the Lifetime Achievement Award.


The awards will be given out at the Awards Dinner at the Halifax Mariott Harbourfront Hotel in Halifax, NS on Saturday May 11.

The deadline for entries is Monday, Feb. 4.

More information about the awards, including entry guidelines and submission instructions can be found on the AJA’s website