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Atlantic Journalism Awards
Spot News - Print
Mia Urquart of Times-Globe, Saint John for Bomb
Bruce Bartlett and Rob Linke of Times-Globe,
Saint John for Refinery Fire
Spot News - Radio
John Lewandowski, Murray Brewster, Stephen Thorne, Steve Lambert
and Jim Crichton of Broadcast News, Halifax for
Swissair Crash-First Night
Spot News - Television
First Edition, CBC Halifax for Swissair Crash coverage
Enterprise - Print
Gary Dimmock, NB Telegraph Journal for Where the Truth
Enterprise - Radio
Steve Sutherland, Maritime Noon, CBC Radio - Sydney
for Bras d'Or Pollution
Enterprise - Television
Robert Poirier and Michel Nogue, Société
Radio Canada - Moncton for Les Dernier Jours Du Caporal Paquet
Continuing Coverage - Print
Ryan Cleary, The Telegram, St. John's for Whitbourne
Continuing Coverage - Radio
CBC Radio - Halifax for Swissair Flight 111
Continuing Coverage - Television
Here and Now, CBC Newfoundland and Labrador for Career
Feature - Print
Ryan Cleary, The Telegram, St. John's for "Welfare
Feature - Radio
Chris Brookes, CBC Newfoundland for "The Spanish
Feature - Television
Geoff D'Eon, CBC Nova Scotia for "Blood on the Coal"
Parker Barss Donham, The Daily News, Halifax for "Regan
Photojournalism - Spot News - Print
Tim Krochak, The Chronicle-Herald for "Sea of
Photojournalism - Spot News - Television
Craig Paisley, First Edition, CBC Halifax for "Cat
Photojournalism - Feature - Print
Diane Doiron, The Daily Gleaner, Fredricton for "A
Man and His Church"
Photojournalism - Feature - Television
David Hallahan, NB Now, CBC Fredricton for "One
Theo Moudakis, The Daily News, Halifax for "Every
Jim MacNeill New Journalist Award
Peter Walsh, Here and Now, CBC Newfoundland and Labrador
Atlantic Journalistic Achievement Award
John Campbell, a longtime reporter with the Cape Breton
Post who also served as editor of the Cape Breton Highlander,
a feisty weekly newspaper publised by Campbell and his brothers
from 1963 to 1976, was nominated by nearly 20 of his Post
collegues for his "well deserved reputation for accuracy and
fairness in covering the multitude of issues affecting his favourite
place on earth."
Automotive Journalist of the Year
There is no doubt that automotive writer Gerry Malloy is
Journalist of the Year after he won two top automotive award titles
at a banquet honouring the automobile journalism profession on Friday,
October 30, 1998 in Belleville, Ontario.
Malloy was named both the 1998 Automotive Journalist of the Year
as well as the winner of the Castrol Chinthe Award for Automotive
Malloy was chosen Automotive Journalist of the Year because he
impressed the jury with his well-written variety of submission.
"There was first and foremost his nostalgic and exquisite day-by-day
account of travelling Route 66. He adds a well-written car review
of the Audi TT Coupe and tells why the Rallye Baie des Chalers in
Quebec is arguably the toughest round in the Canadian Rally Championship
series", said Brian Cantley of the Canadian Newspaper Assocaion
who headed a panel of three independent judges with much experience
between them judging both journalism and newspaper awards.
Malloy won this year's Castrol Chinthe Award for Automotive Writing
for his article entitled Powertrains of the Future.
Malloy writes for the Wheel section of the Toronto Star, as well
as World of Wheels and Canadian Auto World magazines.
BC Book Prizes
Ethel Wilson Fiction Prize
Broken Ground (McClelland & Stewart)
Haig-Brown Regional Prize
Mark Hume with Harvey Thommassen
River of the Angry Moon: Seasons on the Bella Coola (Greystone)
Hubert Evans Non-Fiction Prize
Titans: How the New Canadian Establishment Seized Power (Penguin)
Bill Duthie Booksellers' Choice
Westcoaster: Boats That Built BC (Harbour)
Dorothy Livesay Poetry Prize
How I Joined Humanity At Last (Harbour)
Sheila Egoff Children's Prize
Sandra Lightburn (text) and Ron Lightburn
Driftwood Cove (Doubleday)
Canadian Association of Journalists Awards 1998/99
Open Newspaper/Wire Service:
The Money Pit, The Globe and Mail
Ken Yum, Renata D'Aliesio, Graeme Smith, Caroline Alphonso
The Other Side of the Street, Eyeopener
Armed and Dangerous - Swat You're Dead, Saturday
Television (Less Than 5 Minutes):
Andrew Mitrovica and Avis Favaro
Whistle Blower Doctor, CTV News
Open Television (Greater Than 5 Minutes):
Francis Miquet, Peter Wintonick and Patricia Tassinari
The Quebec-Canada Complex, Necessary Illusions
Children of the Street, CBKT Regina
Who is Dr. "Y", CBC - Radio North
Healing in Honduras, London Free Press
Computer Assisted Reporting (CAR):
Taxi, The Toronto Star
Best Investigative Report of 1998 (Overall Category):
Taxi, The Toronto Star
Canadian Association of Journalists / Canada
Newswire Student Award of Journalists Excellence
The Student Award 1998/99
He Said, She Said
The Ubyssey, University of British Columbia
1998 Science in Society Journalism Awards Winners
Joan Hollobon Award for Health and Medical Reporting: Carolyn
Abraham, "A World Gene Hunt Targets Canada", The
Globe and Mail, November 28, 1998.
Natural Resources, Nature, and the Environment: Ben Parfitt,
"Wildlife Lost", The Georgia Straight, January
Technology and Industrial Innovation: Ben Parfitt, "Forest
Follies", The Georgia Straight, January 8, 1998.
Health and Medicine: Augusta Dwyer, "Sour Milk",
Equinox, February/March 1998.
Natural Resources, Nature and the Environment: Garry Hamilton,
"Welcome to Slime City", Equinox, June/July 1998.
Technology and Industrial Innovation: Peter Verburg, "Is
there something we don't know?", Canadian Business Magazine,
February 27, 1998.
Mathieu-Robert Sauvé, "L'ennemi invisible",
Les Diplômés, Université de Montréal,
THE HERB LAMPERT STUDENT WRITING AWARD
Dale Lum, "Nuclear Cargo Run", The Ubyssey,
(University of British Columbia), September 8, 1998.
Items 10 to 25 Minutes: Jim Lebans, Ann Stewart, Bob McDonald,
"How Can the Wolf Survive", CBC Radio One - Quirks
& Quarks, January 17, 1998.
Honourable Mention: Dr. Miriam Shuchman, Ann Stewart, "For
Profit or For Patients", CBC Radio One - Quirks &
Quarks, September 12, 1998.
Items 25 Minutes and Over: Jim Lebans, Ann Stewart, Bob McDonald,
"Cancer: The Quest for the Cure", CBC Radio One -
Quirks & Quarks, April 4, 1998.
Items 10 to 25 Minutes: Annette Goebel, Dr. Brian Goldman,
"Bryce's Story", CBC The Health Show, September
Items 25 Minutes and Over: John Bassett, Vishnu Mathur,
"Reefer Madness II", CBC TV - The Nature of Things,
October 15, 1998.
Honourable Mention: Gilles Provost, Marièlle Choquette,
"Ammoniac", Société Radio Canada - Découverte,
September 20, 1998.
Children's Books: Stephen Cumbaa, Susan Hughes, Megalodon:
The Prehistoric Shark, Somerville House Publishing, 1998.
General Books: Jay Ingram, The Barmaid's Brain and
Other Strange Tales from Science, Viking (Penguin Books Canada
Connaught Medal for Excellence in Health Research
Freelance Journalist in Ottawa, Ontario
His submission: Exterminating an Age-Old Killer
Published in: The (Ottawa) Citizen's Weekly on July 12, 1998
1998 Dodi Robb Award Recipient
Sally Armstrong is the 1998 Dodi Robb Award Recipient
1998/99 FOCAL Media Fellowships Award
Five Canadian journalists have been awarded Media Fellowships from
the Canadian Foundation for the Americas (FOCAL). The fellowships
carry a $10,000 cash award plus return air transportation to the
country of tenure. They enable journalists to carry out a two-month
program of independent research in the Latin American or Caribbean
country of their choice.
The winners of FOCAL's 1998/99 Media Fellowships are as follows:
Deborah Bach, a reporter with Langley B.C.'s Coquitlam
Now, will investigate the socio-economic impact of Canadian
mining investments in Bolivia;
Declan Hill, an associate producer with CBC Television
in Toronto, will investigate the widespread Protestant conversions
in rural Bolivia;
Pierre Lacerte, a reporter with "L'Actualité,
will explore how small and medium-sized Brazilian enterprises are
coping with and expect to survive the global financial crisis which
started in Asia;
Emmanuel Marchand, a regional prducer with CBC Newsworld
in Montreal, will examine the effects of land privatization in Venezuela,
with a special emphasis on the forest reserve of Itacama;
Richard Massicotte, a reporter with Société
Radio-Canada in Montreal, will study the evolution of the Chilean
judicial system since the transition to democracy.
The winners were selected from 55 applicants by an independent
jury of five seasoned journalists.
1998 Freedom of Information and Privacy Awards
Freedom of Information Award
Martin Mittelstaedt, Reporter, Globe and Mail - Through
FOI requests and court appeals, Middlestat, with the support of
the Globe, succeeded in exposing serious safety violations at Ontario
Hydro nuclear power facilities.
Privacy Advocate Award
Colin Bennett, Associate Professor, Dept. of Political Science,
University of Victoria - For a decade of outstanding contribution
as an author, consultant and advocate, to the advancement of privacy
protection in Canada.
Jeffrey Hutchings, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Biology,
Dalhousie University - Despite professional risk, this former Department
of Fisheries and Oceans biologist published a journal article that
blew the whistle on bureaucratic interference with the communication
of research findings.
Information Rights Award
David Loukidelis, Barrister & Solicitor, Lidstone, Young
Anderson - For major contribution to FOI and privacy rights in B.C.,
as chief quthor of the book "Information Rights for B.C."
and other works which inspired the B.C. government to enact its
Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, Considered
one of the world's best.
Japan Assignment 1999
The Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada (APFC) and the Foreign Press
Centre/Japan, co-sponsors of the program, named Katherine Ashenburg,
editor of the Facts and Arguments section of "The Globe
and Mail," Claude Lévesque, international
economics writer with "Le Devoir," and Vancouver-based
freelance writer Adele Margot Weder to undertake the two-week
reporting program in Japan. They will pursue individual programs,
developing story ideas of their own choice, during the year beginning
1998 Martin Wise Goodman Canadian Nieman Fellowship
Jim Meek, The Halifax Herald
The 1998 Michener Award for Journalism
The Toronto Star won the 1998 Michener Award for Journalism. The
award was presented to Star publisher John Honderich for
three series of stories on the health care system in Ontario, cited
by the judges as powerful works that spurred real public policy
This is the third time that The Toronto Star has earned
Jean-Pierre Rogel, Radio-Canada is the winner for
This year the Editors' Association of Canada
declared joint winners of the 1998 Fairley Award.
Jim Lyons for Electronic Commerce on Canda's Tax Administration:
A Report to the Minister of National Revenue from the Minister's
Advisory Committee on Electronic Commerce (Ottawa: Revenue Canada).
Lyons specializes in legal and academic publications in taxation,
intellectual property, environmental law, economics and sociology.
Georgina Montgomery for Raffi: The Life of a Children's
Troubadour (Vancouver: Homeland Press). Montgomery has also
worked in environment-related inititatives, editing Forest Practices
Code for the BC government and manuscripts for the David Suzuki
John Eerkes won the 1997 Fairley Award, which was presented
in May 1998, for Adventuring Around Vancouver Island: Beachcoming
to Bungy Jumping, by Sue Lebrecht and Susan Noppe. John belongs
to the B.C. branch and lives in Victoria.
Western Magazine Awards
Winners 1998, 16th Annual Magazine Awards
The Grey Areas of Green
Ross Crockford, The Georgia Straight
Science, Technology and Medicine:
The Sky is Falling
Daniel Wood, The Georgia Straight
Arts, Culture and Entertainment:
The Bell Tolls
David Leach, Monday Magazine
Travel and Leisure:
Alsion Wearing, Border Crossings
David Beers, Vancouver
Grant Buday, The Capilano Review
Gary Davies, CityScope
Me and W.P.
Evelyn Lau, Vancouver
Just Buy It
Sarah Cox, The Georgia Straight
Gold Award for Best Article: Manitoba
Into the Mist
Lisa Ricciotti, Going Places
Gold Award for Best Article: Saskatchewan
Writer in Residence - David Carpenter
David Carpenter, Western Living
Gold Award fo Best Article: Alberta and the Northwest Territories
Pat and Baiba Morrow, Explore
Gold Award for Best Article: Britsh Columbia and the Yukon
Shock's Next Wave
Bruce Grierson, Adbusters
Mark Mushet, The Geogria Straight
Photographic Feature or Series:
Roger LeMoyne, Border Crossings
Illustration or Illustration Feature:
Kathy Boake W., Vancouver
The Write Angle
Carl Blazina, Avenue
Art Direction - Article:
All We Want for Christmas
Rick Staehling, Randy Watson and Annette Waurick, Western
Art Direction - Cover:
Chris Dixon, Adbusters
Magazine of the Year - Manitoba:
Meeka Walsh, Border Crossings
Magazine of the Year - Saskatchewan:
Steven Ross Smith, Grain Magazine
Magazine of the Year - Alberta and the Northwest Territories:
Peter Thompson, Explore
Magazine of the Year - British Columbia and the Yukon:
Kalle Lasn, Adbusters
Magazine of the Year - Western Canada
Peter Thompson, Explore
1998 Lifetime Achievement Award: E.A. (Ted) Byfield
Amy Foundation Writing Award 1998
Joseph Loconte, a Fellow at The Heritage Foundation, is the first
prize winner of the 1998 Amy Writing Awards competition. His prize
winning article "Making Criminals Pay", appeared in the
January/February 1998 issue of Policy Review.
Other 1998 award winners are:
Marylynn G. Hewitt
The Oakland Press, Oakland County, MI
"Caring for Kim"
High Point Enterprise, High Point, NC
"Faith, Hope and Love"
Scott L. Price
Lt. Col. Robert B. Robeson
"I'll Never Forget You, Young Soldier"
Outstanding Merit Awards:
The Boston Globe, Boston, MA
"Dear Caleb: has it been a year already?"
The St. Croix Review
"Language and the Ancient Landmarks"
Rev. Roy Austin
Claresholm Local Press, Claresholm, AB, Canada
"The Brightest Star of All: A Christmas Parable"
Helen Sybil Mooradkanian
The Eagle Tribune, Lawrence, MA
"God Can Cure Homosexual Lifestyles"
Carbondale News, Carbondale, PA
"Prophecy fulfilled in this generation"
The Daily Oklahoman/Oklahoma City Times, Oklahoma City, OK
"Titanic Love Story Displays Tremendous Commitment"
Charles W. Colson
The Wall Street Journal, New York, NY
"God and Impeachement"
Marin Independent Journal, Novato, CA
"Kids, Do you know where your me-me generation parents are?"
William R. Mattox, Jr.
USA Today, Arlington, VA
"Hell Deserves as Much Respect as Heaven"
Steven J. Cole
Arizona Daily Sun, Flagstaff, AZ
"Public's Reaction is Real Presidential Shocker"
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