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The 1997 Jack Webster Awards Winners and Finalists




Best News Reporting of the Year - Print
Winner
Kim Westad/Gerard Young/Susan Danard/Judy Lavoie/Dirk Meissner
Victoria Times Colonist
Children in Care
Finalists
  • Stewart Bell – Vancouver Sun – Self-Styled Lawyer
  • Ann Rees/Barbara McLintock/Tom Hawthorn/Les Bazso – The Globe and Mail – Kids Behind Bars
  • Stan Oziewicz – The Province – Ice Queen


Best News Reporting of the Year - Radio
Winner
Cecilia Walters
CBC Radio
Alkali Lake
Finalists
  • Carma Livingstone – CBC Radio – Downtown Nursing
  • CKOV 63 News Team – CKOV 63 – Kelowna General Hospital Baby Kidnapping


Best News Reporting of the Year - Television
Winner
Brian Coxford
BCTV
Flood of the Century
Finalists
  • Kevin Evans – CBC Broadcast One – Beyond Tables and Chairs
  • Mi-Jung Lee – BCTV – Native Foster Girl


Best Reporting in a Feature Story
Winner
Mike Killeen
Global News
School Colours
Finalists
  • Shawn Blore – Georgia Straight – Treaty, Tradition and the Devilfish
  • Mark Hume/David Baines – Vancouver Sun – The Cost of Dreaming


Jack Webster Award of Distinction
Winner
Susan Lundy
Gulf Islands Driftwood
Mill Farm Saga
Finalists
  • Greg Felton – Vancouver Courier – False Claims
  • Maureen Gulyas – Delta Optimist, Garden Manor – Special Report


Jean Cormier Business, Industry & Economics Award
Winner
Brent Mudry
Canada Stockwatch
Veronika's Fall
Finalists
  • Dave Barry – PGTV – The Fibre of Russia
  • Jon Ferry – BC Business – The Other Black


Best Reporting - Chinese Language
Winner
Ming Pao Reporting Team
Ming Pao Daily
Gambling Expansion: A Controversy Never Solved
Finalists
  • Denny Fong – Sing Tao Daily – The Changing Face of Vancouver Chinatown
  • Simon Kwok – Sing Tao Daily – Three Canadian Chinese Environmentalists: A Report


Barry Lando Science & Technology Award
Winner
Terry Glavin
Georgia Straight
Red Herrings
Finalists
  • Margaret Munro – Vancouver Sun – The Microbe Revolution
  • Daniel Wood – Georgia Straight – The Sky is Falling


Bruce Hutchison Lifetime Achievement Award
Winner
Denny Boyd


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