The University of Western Ontario journalism graduate program, in partnership with the CBC, is the winner of the 2011 Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Media Award.

The University of Western Ontario journalism graduate program, in partnership with the CBC, is the winner of the 2011 Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Media Award.

The award honours journalists and/or media organizations for excellent coverage of issues related to hospice, palliative, and end-of-life care in Canada.

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The j-grad program students were selected for their 16-part series "A Good Death." For more information of the series, and what it was all about, you can check out J-Source's interview with program instructor Meredith Levine and two of her students.

The award was presented Sept. 8 in St. John's, Newfoundland.