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

The 2000 Jack Webster Awards Winners and Finalists

Photos by Dave Thomson

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2000 Jack Webster Awards winners
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Best News Reporting of the Year - Print
Lindsay Kines/Chad Skelton
The Vancouver Sun
RCMP Justice Feud
  • Harold Munro – The Vancouver Sun – Those Who Battle Surrey's Blazes
  • Gerard Young/Kim Westad – Victoria Times Colonist – Voyage of the Scammed

Best News Reporting of the Year - Radio
Ted Field
  • Chris Brown – CBC Radio News – The Migrants
  • Jack Sullivan – CBC Radio News – The Case of Adam Laboucan

Best News Reporting of the Year - Television
Margo Harper
VTV News at Six
Justice in Jeopardy?
  • Ted Chernecki – BCTV – Escape from Fujian - Journey's End
  • Samantha Shatzky/John Vennavally-Rao – VTV – WTO Team Coverage

Best Feature Story - Print
Ben Parfitt
The Georgia Straight
Aliens in the Forest
  • Douglas Todd/Rick Ouston – The Vancouver Sun – Con Man for Christ
  • Gerard Young – Victoria Times Colonist – The Last Place They Call Home

Best Feature Story - Radio
Alison Broddle
CBC Radio
Class of 2000
  • Jason Howe – CJCI Prince George – A Look Back
  • Jack Sullivan – CBC Radio News – BC's Smokejumpers

Best Feature Story - Television
Boni Fox/Maureen Palmer
Tom Williams: Product of our Time
  • Denelle Balfour, Glenn Baglo, Roger Watanabe, Chris Rose – VTV News at Six – In Custody Care
  • Kelly McClughan – Broadcast One, CBC Television – Passage or Perseverance

Jack Webster Award of Distinction
Russ Francis/T. K. Demmings/Ross Crockford
Monday Magazine
City Case Unfounded
  • Jane Seyd/Darah Hansen – Coast Independent, Sunshine Coast – The Green Economy
  • Betsy Trumpener – Quesnel Cariboo Observer – Arsenic in Nazko Water

Jack Webster Business, Industry & Economics Award
Endowed by Jean Cormier
Stephen Hume/Bill Keay/Roger Watanbe/Chris Rose
Vancouver Sun
A Simple Loaf of Bread
  • David Baines – The Vancouver Sun – Foreplay
  • Sarah Cox – The Georgia Straight – Free Trade Off

Best Reporting - Chinese Language
Connie Lo/Endora Fan/John Leung/Karen So
Fairchild Television
Above and Beyond: A Refuge For Me?/My Big Brother/Presumed Guilty/Hearing Without Listening
  • Victoria Chang/Joyce Li/Susanna Ng/Tammy Yeung – Ming Pao Daily News – 600 Fujian Boat People in BC
  • Camille Chang/Yuan Ho/Samson Kong/Andrew Yang – World Journal – The Integration of Chinese Immigrants in a Multicultural Context

Jack Webster Award for Excellence in Legal Journalism
Sponsored by the Law Society of British Columbia
Yvette Brend
CBC Radio News
Father Confession
  • Global News Team – Global Television – The Clark Warrants
  • Ken MacQueen – Vancouver Sun – Marijuana: Our Split Personality

Jack Webster Science & Technology Award
Michael Tymchuk
CBC Radio
Bones of Contention
  • Linda Aylesworth – BCTV – A Growing Concern
  • Ann Rees – The Province – Drugging our Children

Bruce Hutchison Lifetime Achievement Award
Roy Peterson

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