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The 2005 Jack Webster Awards Winners and Finalists

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2005 Jack Webster Awards winners
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Best News Reporting of the Year - Print
  • Amy O'Brian – The Vancouver Sun – Surrey Memorial Hospital
  • Lindsay Kines, Les Leyne, Louise Dickson Jeff Rudd – Victoria Times Colonist – Child Deaths

Best News Reporting of the Year - Radio
  • Lesley Pritchard – CBC Radio – Critical Condition - E.R.s in the Fraser Region
  • Peter Armstrong, Paisley Woodward, Carolyn Jack, Rosa Marchitelli, Dana Bales, Stephen Lus, Vik Adhopia – CBC Radio News – Mystery in Chechnya

Best News Reporting of the Year - Television
  • Rumina Daya – BCTV News on Global – Sri Lanka
  • Leigh Morrow – Citytv Vancouver – Welfare Rental Slumlord

Best Feature Story - Print
  • Tom Hawthorn – Western Living – Wave Goodbye
  • Jack Knox, Debra Brash – Victoria Times Colonist – The Last Man on Earth to Speak Nuchatlaht

Best Feature Story - Radio
  • Eileen Power – CBC Radio – Katie's Story
  • Yvonne Gall, Marie Clements – CBC Radio – Hours of Water

Best Feature Story - Television
  • Terry Milewski – CBC News – Ray of Light
  • Leigh Morrow – Citytv Vancouver – Pandemic Countdown

Jack Webster Business, Industry & Economics Award
Endowed by Jean Cormier
  • Ben Parfitt – The Georgia Straight – Killing Fields
  • Frank O'Brien – BC Business Magazine – The Hundred Million Dollar Spread

Best Reporting - Chinese Language
  • Ada Luk – Fairchild TV – One Woman Fight
  • Tony Liaw – CHMB AM1320 – Aftermath of 911

Jack Webster Award for Community Reporting
  • Russ Francis – Monday Magazine – High Hazards at Care Homes
  • Noel Hulsman – BC Business Magazine – The Outsider

Jack Webster Award for Excellence in Legal Journalism
Sponsored by the Law Society of British Columbia
  • Jennifer Hourihan – Cowichan Valley News Leader – Evelyn Marten Trial
  • Dana Bales – CBC Radio – Security for Sale

Jack Webster Award for Science & Technology
Supported by Barry Lando
  • Dee Hon – The Tyee – Attention Deficit Disorder: A Personal Investigation; My ADD: Curse or Gift?
  • David Wiwchar, Michael Tymchuk – CBC Radio – The Bad Blood Returns, Nuu-chah-nulth Blood Returns to West Coast Ha-Shilth-Sa Newspaper

City Mike Award (Commentator of the Year)

Bruce Hutchison Lifetime Achievement Award

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