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We gratefully acknowledge our sponosors of the 2019 Jack Webster Awards:

The 2009 Jack Webster Awards Winners and Finalists

Photos by Dave Thomson

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2009 Jack Webster Awards winners
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Best News Reporting of the Year - Print
  • Kim Bolan – The Vancouver Sun – Gang Crisis in Metro Vancouver
  • Lindsay Kines, Judith Lavoie – Times Colonist – Native Housing Crisis

Best News Reporting of the Year - Radio
  • Bob Keating – CBC Radio Nelson – Bladerunner
  • Curt Petrovich – CBC Radio – Dirty Questions

Best News Reporting of the Year - Television
Presented in memory of Keith Bradbury
  • CHBC News Team – CHBC News – Rock Slide
  • Lisa Rossington, Jon Woodward, Julia Foy, Kent Molgat – CTV British Columbia – Gang War

Best Feature Story - Print
  • Louise Dickson – Times Colonist – Anatomy of a Murder
  • Douglas Todd – The Vancouver Sun – From the Ashes

Best Feature Story - Radio
  • Robert Doane, Betsy Trumpener – CBC Radio One-Northern BC – Last Call - Fetal Alcohol
  • Tim Wohlberg – CKNW 980AM – No Scalpel, No Needle, No Children

Best Feature Story - Television
  • Priya Mann, Kent Simmonds – CFJC TV Kamloops – Remembering Afghanistan
  • Elaine Yong – Global BC – Beyond the Great Wall

Jack Webster Award for Excellence in Online Journalism
  • The Tyee News Team – The Tyee – 2009 BC Provincial Election Issue Coverage
  • Chad Skelton – The Vancouver Sun – Parking Tickets

Jack Webster Business, Industry & Economics Award
Sponsored by Jean Cormier
  • Joan Chang, Rick Cluff, Laura Palmer – CBC Radio – Going for Broke
  • Cheryl Rossi – The Vancouver Courier – Final Cut

Best Reporting - Chinese Language
  • Travena Lee – Fairchild Radio – Child Protection and Foster Care
  • Lisa Wu, Richard Tang, Guo Ding – Channel M/Omni BC – Chinese Heritage

Jack Webster Award for Community Reporting
  • Monte Paulsen – The Tyee – A Home for All
  • Hannah Sutherland – Peace Arch News – A Stolen Past

Jack Webster Award for Excellence in Legal Journalism
Sponsored by the Law Society of British Columbia
  • Fabian Dawson, Ethan Baron – The Province – Meeting Mr. Big
  • Jon Woodward, Stephen Smart, Kent Molgat, Jim Beatty – CTV British Columbia – Farmland for Sale - The John Les Investigation

Jack Webster Award for Science, Technology, Health & Environment
  • Peter Grainger – CTV British Columbia – Taser Science
  • Elaine Yong, Sergio Magro, Monty Burt – Global BC – Lifestyle Challenge

City Mike Award (Commentator of the Year)
Presented in memory of Linda Webster

Bruce Hutchison Lifetime Achievement Award

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