Jack WebsterJack Webster Foundation, Excellence in British Columbia Journalism

We gratefully acknowledge our sponsors:

Jack Webster Foundation

The Jack Webster Foundation
Student Journalism Awards


2013 Student Journalism Award Recipients

Andrea Anthony, Langara College
Karla Karcioglu, Thompson Rivers University
Jennifer O'Rourke, Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Zahra Premji, BCIT Broadcast Journalism
Michaell Wallberg, UBC Masters of Journalism


StudentLeft: Jennifer O'Rourke, Kwantlen Polytechnic University


Below: (l to r) Andrea Anthony, Langara College
Michaell Wallberg, UBC Masters of Journalism
Karla Karcioglu, Thompson Rivers University
Zahra Premji, BCIT Broadcast Journalism

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2012 Student Journalism Award Recipients

Steven Chua, Langara College
Angela Jung, BCIT Broadcast Journalism
Camille MacDonald, BCIT Broadcast Journalism
Jordan Wade, UBC Masters of Journalism
Hayley Woodin, Kwantlen Polytechnic University


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2011 Student Journalism Award Recipients

Emma Crawford from Langara College
Kimiya Shokoohi from Kwantlen Polytechnic University
Carmen Weld from British Columbia Institute of Technology
Jason M. Perry from Thompson Rivers University
Lisa Hale and Calyn Shaw from the University of British Columbia


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2010 Student Journalism Award Recipients

HEU award
Alison Bailey, BCIT
Ryan Elias, UBC
Nathalie Heiberg-Harrison, Kwantlen Polytechnic University

BC Hydro award
Michaela Garstin, Langara College
Amy Ulveland, Thompson Rivers University

Dennis Skulsky Student Journalism Award Fund award
Monica Martinez, BCIT

Don Matheson Endowment Award
Mike Hager, Langara College


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Michaela Garstin and Amy Ulveland
with award sponsor, Susan Danard of BC Hydro

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Monica Martinez was sponsored by Dennis Skulsky Student Journalism Award Fund and Mike Hager was sponsored by Don Matheson Endowment.
Students
Alison Bailey and Ryan Elias were sponsored
by the Hospital Employees Union

2010 JWF student award recipeints
L-R Alison Bailey (BCIT), Monica Martinez (BCIT), Michaela Garstin (Langara), Mike Hager (Langara), Amy Ulveland (TRU) and Ryan Elias (UBC)
(Nathalie Heiberg-Harrison from Kwantlen was absent)



2009 Student Journalism Award Recipients

Dennis Skulsky Student Journalism Award Fund award
Trevor Crawley from Langara College

BC Hydro award
Cecilia Greyson from UBC School of Journalism
Jacob Barker from BCIT Broadcast Journalism
Christopher Sun from Kwantlen Polytechnic University

HEU award
Jenny Fremlin from Thompson Rivers University
Leia Hutchings from BCIT Broadcast Journalism
Leasa Hachey from Langara College


Student Video 1Video presentation from the 2009 Jack Webster Awards dinner
Hospital Employees Union
Student Journalism Award presentation

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Student Video 2Video presentation from the 2009 Jack Webster Awards dinner
BC Hydro Student Journalism Award presentation
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2009 JWF student award recipeints
2009 JWF student award recipeints with Co-chairs Deb Sweeney and Neil Soper


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2009 BC Hydro-sponsored student award recipients, Jacob Barker, Cecilila Greyson and Christopher Sun with Larina Lopez, Manager, Community Investments and Outreach, BC Hydro.
BC Hydro is pleased to support the Jack Webster Foundation as a sponsor of the Student Journalism Program, for the ninth year.

BC Hydro is not only committed to providing reliable power for generations but also investing in programs that enhance communities throughout British Columbia. We're proud to have reached over 70 students across the Province who are pursuing a career in journalism and shaping the story of BC for generations to come.


– Larina Lopez, Senior Manager Community Investment, Outreach and Education

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2009 HEU-sponsored student award recipients, Jenny Fremlin, Leia Hutchings and Leasa Hachey with Judy Darcy, HEU Secretary-Business Manager.
It's been a real privilege for HEU to support these awards over the last few years. We really believe that everyone in B.C. benefits from a vibrant and diverse community of journalists.

By supporting the Jack Webster Student Journalism Awards, our members and their union are contributing to this legacy now and into the future.


– Judy Darcy, HEU Secretary-Business Manager



2008 Student Journalism Award Recipients

The 2008 Student Journalism Award recipients are:

From UBC: Cynthia Sohyoung Yoo and Megan Stewart
From Kwantlen Polytechnic University: Joel McKay
From Thompson Rivers University: Melissa Vasey
From Langara College: Joshua Hergesheimer and Jeff Lawrence
From BCIT Broadcast Journalism: Emma McLagan



2007 Student Journalism Award Recipients

The 2007 Student Journalism Award recipients are:

From UBC: Allison Cross
From Kwantlen University College: Aaron Joseph
From Thompson Rivers University: Tamara Cunningham, Tim Petruk
From Langara: Justine Davidson
From BCIT: Brent Shearer, Teresa Tang



2006 Recipients at the Webster Awards Dinner

Recipients announced today for the 2006 JWF Student Journalism Awards sponsored by BC Hydro and HEU.

Carolynne Burkholder and Gwen Preston from UBC, Jackie Humber from Kwantlen University College, Karl Hardt from Thompson Rivers University, Joanne Penhale from Langara College and Jean Paetkau from BCIT.

student journallism awardRight: 2006 JWF Student Journalism Awards recipients at the Jack Webster Award dinner.



2005 recipients at the Webster Awards Dinner

The 2005 BC Hydro Student Journalism Award recipients:
Dan Burritt, Shiela Calder, Charmaine De Silva and Eva Ziltener, BCIT
D.J. Lam and Kerry Windover, Kwantlen University College
Rebecca Aldous and Chris Lavigne, Langara College
Marcel Tetrault and Karina Thygesen, Thompson Rivers University
Luke Johnson and Darcy Wintonyk, UBC School of Journalism

student journalism award recipientsRight: 2005 recipients shown here with Jack Webster Foundation co-chairs Chris Weafer and Steve Crombie.



2004 recipients at the Webster Awards Dinner

student journalism award recipientsIn October, 2004, the Jack Webster Foundation awarded twelve $1,000 scholarships to deserving journalism students throughout BC.

These awards, sponsored by BC Hydro, recognize BC journalism students who through competition have demonstrated their dedication to their craft and motivation to establish themselves in a very competitive and challenging field. "Supporting education through scholarships is an important part of BC Hydro's corporate donations program," said BC Hydro Chair and CEO Larry Bell. "We are proud to be able to help students further their careers by making education more accessible."

The winners are: Mark Macdonald and Danielle Bell from Thompson Rivers University, Kristian Rasmussen and Dan O'Connor of Kwantlen University, Sam Cooper and Darryl Greer from Langara College, Sarah Duvall, Dean Swaykoski, Jesse Johnston, Katherine Kitts from BCIT and Brad Badelt and Ai Lin Choo from UBC.





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