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The 1996 Jack Webster Awards Winners and Finalists



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1996 Jack Webster Awards winners
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Best Reporting - Print
Winner
Jeff Lee
Vancouver Sun
BC Based Foreign Lottery Schemes
Finalists
  • David Baines – Vancouver Sun – Arakis Energy's Stock Surge
  • Larry Pynn – Vancouver Sun – Bottled Water Woes


Best Reporting - Radio
Winner
CBC Radio Newsroom
CBC Radio
Gustafsen Lake Standoff
Finalists
  • Gord McDonald – CKNW – Gustafsen Lake Stadoff
  • Philip Till and the World Tonight – CKNW – Oklahoma-One Year Later


Best Reporting - Television
Winner
Wayne Williams/Pnina Bloch
CBC TV
Missing Information
Finalists
  • Margo Harper – CBC TV – In the Name of the Law
  • Erica Johnson – CBC TV – Rayfay/Burns


Best Feature
Winner
Bruce Grierson
Georgia Straight
The Chimera and the Clock
Finalists
  • Douglas Todd – Vancouver Sun – Should Valuable Artifacts be Repatriated?
  • Ed Watson – CHEK TV – Night Shift


Award of Distinction
Winner
Gareth Kirkby
Burnaby News
A Fork in the River
Finalists
  • Mike Howell – Georgia Straight – Surviving the Killing Fields
  • Patricia Wheeler/Cris Prystay – Whister Question – Whistler Doctor Suspended


Jean Cormier Business, Industry & Economics Award
Winner
John Schreiner
Financial Post
Stiffed
Finalists
  • Jon Ferry – BC Business – Diamond Bob
  • Kimberly Halkett – Loans Across the Border


Best Reporting - Chinese Language
Winner
Eric Chan and Irvin Au-Yeung
Ming Pao
Between Man and Bears
Finalists
  • Ming Pao Daily Newsroom – Ming Pao – A Sensitive Issue
  • Winnie Hwo – Fairchild TV – Shooting Up


Best Visual Image
Winner
Andrew Tolson
Abbotsford News
Mr. Mom Grows Up
Finalists
  • Jeff Vinnick – Reuters News – Birth of a Beluga


Barry Lando Science & Technology Award
Winner
Wendy McLellan
The Province
Hunting a Tiny Predator
Finalists
  • Shawn Blore – Georgia Straight – Science, Sleuths and Sea Lions
  • Douglas Todd – Vancouver Sun – Techno-Babies


Bruce Hutchison Lifetime Achievement Award
Winner
George Garrett


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