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We gratefully acknowledge our sponosors of the 2020 Jack Webster Awards:

The 1999 Jack Webster Awards Winners and Finalists

Photos by Dave Thomson

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1999 Jack Webster Awards winners
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Best News Reporting of the Year - Print
Kim Bolan
The Vancouver Sun
Tara Singh Hayer Murder
  • Rick Ouston – The Vancouver Sun – Dr. Gabriel Yong
  • Ann Rees – The Province – King of the Road Trip

Best News Reporting of the Year - Radio
Darlene Heidemann
Sexual Assault in Hockey
  • CKOV News Team – CKOV 63 – Manufactured Risk: Improving the Safety Odds
  • Laura Lynch/Jack Sullivan – CBC Radio News – Coverage of the Settlement in Regina vs. O'Connor

Best News Reporting of the Year - Television
Kathy Tomlinson
Broadcast One, CBC Television
Merchants of Misery
  • Leigh Morrow with Peter Louwe – Global Television – E. I. Fraud
  • Catherine Pope – BCTV – Crack in the System

Best Feature Story - Print
Rick Collins
The Chilliwack Progress
Living with Dying
  • Ian Mulgrew – The Vancouver Sun – The Battle for Hastings
  • Kathy Tait – The Province – Teens and Drugs

Best Feature Story - Radio
Kathryn Gretsinger
CBC Radio
A Level Playing Field
  • Darlene Heidemann – CKNW/98 – Everyday Living
  • Dr. Art Hister – CKNW/98 – Depression

Best Feature Story - Television
CFTK TV - Terrace
Carving the Future: The Nisga'a Story
  • Kelly McClughan – Broadcast One, CBC Television – In Custody Care
  • George Browne/Elaine McKay – BCTV – Webster: Just a Reporter

Jack Webster Award of Distinction
Heather Persson/James Murray/Tracy Hughes
Salmon Arm Observer
  • Alison Appelbe – Vancouver Courier – Soft Rules
  • Paul Scott – 580 CKXR Radio, Salmon Arm – Wildfire 98

Jack Webster Business, Industry & Economics Award
Endowed by Jean Cormier
David Paperny, David Paperny Films
The Dealmaker: The Life and Times of Jimmy Pattison
  • Brian Coxford/Jas Johal/Bill Luxton/Stu McNish – BCTV – BC in the Red
  • Jon Ferry – BC Business Magazine – Capitalist Junkies

Best Reporting - Chinese Language
Joyce Lee
The Same Battle in Two Far Different Sovereigns
  • David Tsou/Andrew Yang/Yuan Ho/Blair Chang – World Journal – The Disciplining of Chinese Children: A 13-part Report
  • Philip Yung/Penny Choi/Elly Leung – Mainstream Broadcasting CHMB 1320 – Leonid Meteroid Storm

Jack Webster Science & Technology Award
Supported by Barry Lando
Ben Parfitt
The Georgia Straight
The Big Chill
  • Linda Aylesworth – BCTV – The Human Genome Project
  • Ann Rees – The Province – A Day in a Drug Test

Bruce Hutchison Lifetime Achievement Award
Keith Bradbury
Cameron Bell

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