Globe and Mail journalist Joanna Slater wins Journalist of the Year.

By H.G. Watson, Associate Editor

The winners of the National Newspaper Awards were announced on May 27 in Edmonton.

The annual awards celebrate the achievements of journalists at daily newspapers, news agencies and online news sites.

The Globe and Mail won nine of 21 categories. Globe and Mail journalist Joanna Slater, who covered the Syrian refugee crisis in Europe, won Journalist of the Year.

To see the full list of winners, visit the National Newspaper Awards website

H.G. Watson was J-Source's managing editor from 2015 to 2018. She is a journalist based in Toronto. You can learn more about her at