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Arthur Elllis Awards Winners for 1997
Best First Novel
Deja Dead by Kathy Reichs - Scribner
Best True Crime
When She was Bad by Patricia Pearson - Random House
Best Short Story
Widows Weeds by Sue Pike - General Store Pub. Hse.
Best Juvenile Crime Fiction
The Body in the Basement by Norah McClintock - Scholastic
Best Crime Novel (also Sleuth of Baker Street Award)
Trial by Passion by William Deverell - McClleand &
Derrick Murdoch Awards for 1998
Howard Engel & Eric Wright "for lifetime achievement"
B.C. Book Prizes
Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize, Marilyn Bowering for Visible
Haig-Brown Regional Prize, Richard Bocking for Mighty
River, Douglas & McIntyre.
Hubert Evans Non-Fiction Prize, Suzanne Fournier and
Ernie Crey, for Stolen from Our Embrace, Douglas & McIntyre.
Bill Duthie Booksellers' Choice, Ian & Karen McAllister
and Cameron Young for The Great Bear Rainforest, Harbour.
Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize, Patricia Young for What
I Remember from My Time on Earth, Anansi.
Sheila Egoff Children's Prize, James Heneghan for Wish
Me Luck, Farrar, Straus & Giroux.
Canadian Ethnic Journalists' and Writers' Club
Dragica Belchevska, for consistent excellence in the production
of the "Voice of Macedonia" program on CHIN-FM ,
Jolanta Kabaj, for consistent excellence in editing the
Polish language newspaper Kurier Polsko-Kanadyjski (Polish
Canadian Courier), Toronto.
Don Cayo, writer and Julie Oliver, photographer for a four-part
series on Aboriginal Canadians in the New Brunswick Reader,
weekend supplement of the Saint John Telegraph Journal.
Vera Ké, photo-journalist, for consistent excellence
in event coverage for the Ukrainian language newspaper, Novy
Shliakh (New Pathways).
Helena Lopes-Teves, columnist, for consistent excellence
and social consciousness in her writing for the Portuguese language
newspaper, Sol Portugues, Toronto.
Susan Papp-Aykler, for "Debris of War," a television
documentary of the plight of Muslim refugees in Croatia, broadcast
on Women's Television Network.
Suzy Soares, for her integrative programming for CFMT-TV's
English Language "Multicultural Holiday Special," Christmas,
Thiru S. Thiruchelvam, for outstanding editing in the monthly
magazine Tamil's Information, Toronto.
THE SIERHEY KHMARA ZINIAK AWARD FOR 1998 sponsored by CFMT-TV
Ashok Chandwani, Assistant Managing Editor, Montreal
Gazette, for his outstanding weekly columns celebrating Canada's
diversity with wit and wisdom.
Canadian Journalism Foundation Excellence in
CBC Newfoundland & Labrador Television News & Current
Affairs was the 1997 recipent of this award and Bob Wakeham,
Area/Executive Producer accepted it on their behalf.
Canadian Journalism Foundation Lifetime Achievement
In 1997 this award was won by Peter Gzowski former host
of CBC Morningside, literacy advocate, distinguished Canadian author,
journalist, magazine and newspaper editor.
Canadian Nurses' Association Media Awards
International Health Reporting Award of Excellence, Italo Costa
of The Nature of Things, CBC for "The Trouble with
Print (Feature Article), Award of Excellence, Mark Kennedy
of The Ottawa Citizen for "Bloodlines."
Certificate of Merit, Erin Anderssen of New Brunswick
Telegraph Journal for "The Walking Wounded."
Certificate of Merit, Maria Bohuslawsky of The Ottawa
Citizen for "Natalie's Pain."
Print (Series), Award of Excellence, Michelle Coudé-Lord
of Le Journal Montréal for "Cardiaques en attentes."
Certificate of Merit, Catherine Thompson and Priti Yelaja
of The Kitchener-Waterloo Record for "Nursing on the
Critical List." Certificate of Merit, Ann Lukits of
The Kingston Whig-Standard for "Every Stitch Tells a
Print(Magazine), Award of Excellence, Dr. Jacalyn Duffin of
Saturday Night for "Medical Miracle."
Certificate of Merit, Judy Waytiuk of Today's Parent,
for "Kangaroo Care."
Radio(Short Report), Award of Excellence, Frank Koller of
"Sunday Morning," CBC Radio for "Death of
the Worker's Friend."
Radio(Long Report), Certificate of Merit, Barbara Saxberg
of "This Morning," CBC Radio for "The Death
of Katy Baker." Certificate of Merit, Rafe Mair of CKNW/WIC
Network for "Depression Screening Day."
Television(News Report), Award of Excellence, Ann Marie Redmond
of "The Health Show," CBC for "Young Women
& Breast Cancer." Certificate of Merit, Chantal Théorêt
of CFBT, Sociéte Radio-Canada for "Découverte:
Television (Long Report), Award of Excellence, Anne Wordsworth
and Dr. Brian Goldman of "The Health Show," CBC
for "The Tangled Mind." Award of Excellence, Ian French
and Luc Bourgen of "Rough Cuts," CBC Newsworld
for "Deadly Inheritance." Certificate of Merit, Eileen
Thalenberg of "The Nature of Things," CBC for
Canadian Authors Association Awards
Canadian Authors Association Air Canada Award, Lynn Coady
Canadian Authors Association Vicky Metcalf Body of Work Award,
Canadian Authors Association Vicky Metcalf Short Story, W.D.
Canadian Authors Association Jubilee Award, Joanne Gerber
for In the Misleading Absence of Light
Canadian Authors Association Lela Common Award (Canadian History),
Dorothy Harley Eber for Images of Justice
Canadian Science Writers' Association
Health, Medicine and Social Sciences, Stephen Strauss of
the Globe and Mail for "Hello Dolly, It's So Scary To
Technology, Environment, and Physical Sciences, Nancy Baron
of the Georgia Strait for "Drugs From the Deep."
Health, Medicine and Social Sciences, Normand Grondin of
Quebec Science for "Le retour des électrochocs."
Technology, Environment, and Physical Sciences, Catherine Collins
of Equinox for "Creature Comforts."
Denis Boucher, Helen Byrt of PHARMAguide for "Cholesterol."
THE HERB LAMPERT STUDENT WRITING AWARD
Ellyn Keer of the McGill Reporter for "The Biology
Items Under 10 Minutes, Bill Gillespie of CBC Radio News
for "The World at Six."
Honurable Mention, Dan Falk of CBC Radio News for
"Hunting the Neutrino."
Items 10 Minutes and Over, Bob Mcdonald, Harry Forestall, Ann
Stewart of CBC Radio for "Quirks and Quarks."
Items Under 10 Minutes, Mario Masson, Chantel Théorêt
of Sociéte Radio-Canada for "Découvert."
Items 10 Minutes and Over, John Livingston, Nancy Archibald
of CBC TV for "The Nature of Things."
Childrens Books, Viven Bowers for Crime Science: How
Investigators Use Science to Track Down the Bad Guys, Owl Books
(Greey de Pencier Books Inc.)
General Books, Wayne Grady for The Outer Limit of theWorld:
A Journey to the North Pole to Investigate Global Warning, Macfarlane
Walter & Ross
Dodi Robb Award
The 1997 award recipient is Karen Levine, who is the newly
appointed Special Projects Producer of CBC Radio's "This Morning,"
and for the past 8 years was the Executive Producer of "As
it Happens." In her 18 years at CBC Radio, she has always worked
to ensure that women's voices are heard and their experiences valued
both on the air and off the air.
Frank Ratcliffe Memorial Communications Award
Grey Canada Inc., one of the major corporate sponsors of the Canadian
Special Olympics is the winner this year. In 1997, Grey Canada developed
a national communications plan for the Canadian Special Olympics.
This included print advertisements and public service announcements,
designing and producing a poster for Team Canada at the 1997 Special
Olympics World Winter Games and producing signage for the Canadian
Special Olympics' national sponsors which are displayed at all their
Heywood Broun Award 1997
Ted Wendling, Joan Mazzolini and Dave Davis, reporters
for the Cleveland Plain Dealer, are the winners of the Newspaper
Guild-Communications Workers of America's 1997 Heywood Broun Award
for a series of articles exposing flaws in America's organ allocation
and transplant system.
Japan Assignment 1998-99
The Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada (APFC) and the Foreign Press
Center/Japan, co-sponsors of the program, named Jo-Ann Roberts,
a writer broadcaster with CBC Radio and the Moncton Times and
Transcript; Peter Ladner, publisher/editor of Business
in Vancouver and Paul Simao, a writer with Reuters Canada in
Toronto, to undertake the two-week reporting program in Japan. They
will pursue individual programs, developing story ideas of their
own choice, later this year.
1997 John Humphrey Freedom Award
Father Javier Giraldo of Colombia is the 1997 recipient
of the John Humphrey Freedom Award. He founded the Comisión
Intercongregàcional de Justicia y Paz, a network of 55 Roman
catholic Congregations, in 1988 and, for many years, has been documenting
gross human rights violations and fighting for impunity for those
guilty of human rights violations.
23rd Annual Media Human Rights Awards
Winner: The Edmonton Journal for "Alberta Sterilization
Honourable Mention: The Ottawa Sun for "Sins
of the Fathers."
World Wide Web
Winner: Sioux Lookout Anti-Racism Committee for their web
site which deals with the effects and strategies of dealing with
issues of racism and resources and strategies to deal with instances
Honourable Mention: Kenneth Lewis for his web site "The
Winner: The World Spectator-Moosomin of Saskatchewan
for "Freedom of Speech vs. Freedom from Hatred."
Honourable Mentions: The Ottawa Citizen for "Our
The West Ender Newspaper of Vancouver for "Rights
Winner: CBC Radio for "Black Ice."
Honourable Mention: CBK Radio for "Stony Rapids
Winner: The New Brunswick Reader Magazine for their
series on Native heritage, culture and current issues.
Honourable Mention: The Evening Telegram of St. John's
Newfoundland for "One Tenth."
Winner: Vision Television for an episode of the series
"Skylight" entitled "Survivor of Residential School
Honorable Mention: SRC - Saskatchewan for their short
documentaries "Tuèe dans la baie d'Hudson" and
"L'adoption traditionnelle des Inuits."
Media Studies Center Fellows for 1998-99
The 1998-99 fellows and their projects are:
Stephanie Craft, Instructor, Department of Communication,
Project: "Metajournalism: When Sources Are the Media, the Media
Are Sources, and No One is responsible."
Charles Fountain, Associate Professor of Journalism, Northeastern
Project: CBS, Hearst and the McCarthy Story."
Robert E. Frye, President, Think Media.
Project: "Electronic Media World: Past, Present & Future."
James Gambrell, Former Deputy Director for Programs, Open
Society Institute in Moscow.
Project: "Concepts and Realities of Independence: The Russian
Todd Gitlin, Professor of Culture, journalism and sociology,
New York University.
Project: "Journalism in an Age of Information Overload."
Anna Husarka, Special Correspondent, The New Republic,
political analyst, International Crisis Group.
Project: "The Influence of Media on Foreign Policy."
Stephan Lesher, author and independent journalist.
Project: "Birth of the Image Makers: The Emergence of Media
Manipulators in Presidential Politics, 1824-1840."
John Meacham, Senior Editor, Newsweek
Project: "Of God and Mammon: Inside the Rise of The Wall Street
Victor Merina, Freelance Writer, Former Investigative Reporter,
Los Angeles Times.
Project: "What Colour is Truth: Pursuing Stories in Cultural,
Ethnic, Racial Communities."
Mark Robichaux, Staff Reporter, The Wall Street Journal.
Project: "John Malone and the Rise of the Modern Cable Industry.
Silvio R. Waisbord, Assistant Professor of Communications,
Project: "Barks and Bites: Watchdog Journalism in South America.
1998 Newspaper Association of America (NAA) Minority
NAA is proud to announce that this year we have more than doubled
the number of fellowships we traditionally grant.
Fellowship Recipients are:
Mark Acosta, Staff Writer, The Press-Enterprise,
Eddie Alavarez, Sports Design Director, The Miami Herald,
Leslie J. Ansley, Administrative Editor, Akron Beacon
Oak Atkinson, Advertising Development Director, Gannet
Suburban Newspapers, White Plains, NY.
Monette Austin, Editor-in-Chief, Children's Express,
Battinto Batts Jr., Night Metro Editor, The Virginian-Pilot,
Steve Bloom, Photojournalist, The Olympian, Olympia,
Teresa Elena "Terry" Bryne, Copy Editor, USA
WEEKEND Magazine, Arlington VA.
Junius Cid Caser, Graphic Artist, Pacific Daily News,
Vivien Lou Chen, Staff Writer/Corporate Law, San Francisco
and Los Angeles Daily Journal, CA
J.C. Clemons, Sports Editor, Montgomery (Ala.) Advertiser,
Stephen M. DiMeglio, Special Projects Reporter, The Desert
Sun, Palm Springs, CA.
Darryl Enriquez, Reporter, Journal Sentinel, Milwaukee,
Ellyn Ferguson, Regional Reporter, Garnet News Service,
Alberte Gonzalez-Patino, Managing Editor, America Economia,
Chanta Jackson, Copy Editor, Neptune, NJ.
Allen Herbert Johnson III, Assistant Managing Editor/Sports,
News & Record, Greensboro, NC.
Helen Jung, Business Reporter, Anchorage Daily News,
Jill K. Matsui, Retail Sales Manager, The Desert Sun,
Palm Springs, CA.
Candace McCrary, Copy Editor, National Multicultural Institute
Conference, Norfolk, VA,
Yolanda McDonald, Marketing Director, Centre Daily Times,
State College, Pittsburgh, PA.
Vinuraj Narayanan, Editorial Producer/Online, USA WEEKEND,
Linda Wang Yi Parrish, Urban Newspaper Workshop Director
and Newspaper in Education Liaison, The Seattle Times, Seattle,
Miguel Pereira, Hispanic Marketing Manager, The Miami
Herald/El Nuevo Herald, Miami, FL..
Anthony W. Perez, Director of Human Resources, Southwest
Times Record, Fort Smith, AR.
Ron Recinto, Lifestyles Editor, Post-Tribune, Gary, IN.
Cindy Martinez-Rhodes, Sports Writer, The Press-Enterprise,
Barnabe Rivera, Inside Sales Manager, Democrat and Chronicle,
Ruby Scott, Director of Educational Resources, Tribune Publishing,
Mary Lou Simms, Feature Editor, The Boca Raton News.
Rosaline Smith, Editorial Page Editor, The Desert Sun,
Palm Springs, CA.
Bill Spyers, Circulation Director, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution,
Anita Srikameswaran, Medical Reporter, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette,
Catherine Straight, Assistant Managing Editor, The Tennessean,
Marquita H. Sylvia, Manager/Advertising Sales Analysis, The
Boston Globe, Boston, MA.
Wendi C. Thomas, Regional Editor, The Tennessean, Nashville,
Michele Vernon-Chesley, Education Team Leader, The Virginian-Pilot,
Periodical Writers Association of Canada Magazine
First Prize: Treena Khan for her article "The AIDS
Second Prize: Sue Kernaghan for her article "Headwaters."
Honourable mention, Beryl Young for Women Who Travel with
Periodical Writers Association of Canada's Magazine
and Newspaper Travel Writing Contest
Treena Khan's article, "The Aids Highway" has
won first prize in the PWAC 's Magazine and Newspaper Travel Writing
Contest. Khan, a freelance journalist from Winnipeg, receives
$1,500 for her winning article about the deadly ribbon of road from
Mombassa, Kenya, through Uganda and down to Zaire that the locals
call "the Aids Highway." Her previous unpublished article
will also be printed in an up coming issue of the magazine, Outpost:
The Traveler's Journal. Second-prize winner in the contest was
Sue Kernaghan , who wrote "Headwaters" about a
trek of a holy woman living in a cave at the source of the Ganges
River. Beryl Young received honorable mention for "Women
Who Travel with Men."
The PWAC writing contest, which this year also included a competition
for students, offered more than $4,000 in cash prizes and software
First place in the student contest was award to Christopher
Tenove, a creative writing student at the University of British
Columbia, for his article "the Yellow Web", set in Indonesia.
Second prize in the contest went to Giselle Danae Culver
for Ceaucescu's Children," based on a volunteer stint working
in a hospital in Romania.
Pulitzer Prizes 1998
Public Service, Grand Forks(N.D.) Herald.
Breaking News Reporting, Gary Cohn and Will Englund
of The Baltimore Sun.
Explanatory Reporting, Paul Salopek, of the Chicago Tribune.
Beat Reporting, Linda Greenhouse of The New York Times.
National Reporting, Russell Carollo and Jeff Nesmith
of the Dayton Daily News.
International Reporting, The New York Times Staff.
Feature Writing, Thomas French of the St. Petersburg
Commentary, Mike McAlary of the Daily News.
Criticism, Michiko Kakutani of The New York Times.
Editorial Writing, Bernard L. Stein of The Riverdale(N.Y.)
Press, a weekly.
Editorial Cartooning, Stephen P. Breen of the Asbury
Spot News Photography, Martha Rial of the Pittsburgh
Feature Photography, Clarence Williams of the Los Angeles
Letters and Drama
Fiction, American Pastoral by Philip Roth (Houghton
Drama, How I Learned to Drive by Paula Vogel
History, Summer of the Gods: The Scopes Trial and America's
Continuing Debate Over Science and Religion by Edward J.
Biography, Personal History, by Katharine Graham
(Alfred A. Knopf).
Poetry, Black Zodiac by Charles Wright (Farrar, Straus
General Non-Fiction, Guns, Germs and Steel: The Fates of Human
Societies by Jared Diamond (W.W. Norton)
Ruth Schwartz Award For Excellence in Children's
Jo Ellen Bogart/Laura Fernandez and Rick Jacobson
for Jeremiah Learns to Read (picture book), Scholastic Canada.
Martha Brooks for Bone Dance, Groundwood
Toronto Arts Awards
Music Award Recipient
Visual Arts Award Recipient
Writing & Publishing Award Recipient
Media Arts Award Recipient
William Kilbourn Award Recipient
Architecture & Design Award Recipient
Performing Arts Award Recipient
Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient
Trillium Book Award/Prix Trillium
The $12,000 English-language prize went to Dionne Brand
for her book Land to Light On (McClelland & Stewart).
Roger Levac received the $12,000 French-language prize for
his novel Petite Crapaude! (Prise de parole).
For information about awards see:
& Fortune: Comprehensive Listing of Awards and Prizes available
to Canadian journalists
Calendar: Current Award Application Deadlines
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