TVO's Kathy Vey presented with Digital Publishing Leadership Award

Calgary-based pop-up outlet The Sprawl took home gold for general excellence, small news division, as winners of the 2019 Digital Publishing Awards were announced at a ceremony in Toronto on Wednesday.

The Globe and Mail won 9 gold — including best long feature article for Jana Pruden’s Murder on the Prairies and best news coverage for the team behind Hustle in the Oil Patch: Inside a looming financial and environmental crisis — and 3 silver awards. CBC won 7 gold, including for general excellence in digital publishing, and 5 silver awards.

Kathy Vey, TVO’s executive producer of digital, was presented with the Leadership Award. She is the first woman to receive this recognition since the DPAs were launched by the National Media Awards Foundation in 2015.

For the complete list of winners and nominees, visit the DPA’s website.

Steph Wechsler is J-Source's managing editor.