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Canadian Journalism Foundation Awards

Deadline: January to April, depending on award.

Eligibility: Varies depending on the award or fellowship.

Value: Varies depending on the award or fellowship.

Contact: Natalie Turvey

Sponsor: Canadian Journalism Foundation

Canadian Journalism Foundation
59 Adelaide St. E, Suite 500
Toronto, ON M5C 1K6
Phone: 416-955-0394
FAX: 416-532-6879
E-Mail: nturvey@cjf-fjc.ca
Website: http://www.cjf-fjc.ca/awards

Description: The Canadian Journalism Foundation supports and rewards excellence in Canadian journalism through its annual awards program and by supporting recognition programs run by other organizations. The recipients are presented their awards at the annual CJF Awards, held in June. Categories are: Lifetime Achievement Award: This award recognizes a substantial contribution by a Canadian journalist to the profession. Excellence in Journalism Award: This award honours an organization which embodies exemplary journalistic standards and practices with a resulting impact on the community it serves. Greg Clark Award:This award is designed to offer working journalists, early in his or her career, a professional development opportunity which will allow the individual to gain insight, strategic information and meet key decision-makers in a sector or issue they regularly cover. This award is sponsored by CNW and the Toronto Star. The Landsberg Award: Celebrates a journalist who is raising awareness about women#s equality issues in Canada and aims to inspire an increase in the media coverage and voice of women in Canada. Tom Hanson Photojournalism Award:offers a six-week paid internship at The Canadian Press head office in Toronto to a photojournalist in the early stages of his or her career. Fellowships: check out the different fellowships at organization's webpage.

Further Details: Established in 1990, The Canadian Journalism Foundation (CJF) is a not-for-profit organization that exists to contribute to the achievement of excellence in Canadian journalism. Better journalism means a better-informed citizenry and an improved democratic process.

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