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

The 2012 Jack Webster Awards Winners and Finalists

Photos by Dave Thomson

Best News Reporting of the Year - Print
  • Tamsyn Burgmann, Keven Drews, Terri Theodore, Jonathan Hayward – The Canadian Press – Sawmill Explosion
  • Cindy E. Harnett, Rob Shaw – Victoria Times Colonist – VIHA's Secret Job

Best News Reporting of the Year - Radio
  • Wil Fundal – CBC Radio – Burns Lake Disaster
  • Janet Brown – CKNW Radio – Putting the Bite Back into Transit Tickets

Best News Reporting of the Year - Television
Presented in memory of Keith Bradbury
  • Catherine Pope – Global BC – CLBC Chasing the Cuts
  • Eric Rankin, Paisley Woodward – CBC – Paul Boyd Shooting Re-Opened

Best Feature Story - Print
  • Justine Hunter, John Lehmann – The Globe and Mail – All in the Same Boat
  • Frances Bula – Vancouver Magazine – How I Lost My Mother

Best Feature Story - Radio
  • Pamela Post – CBC Radio - The Sunday Edition – Buried So Deep
  • Sara Darling, Sterling Eyford, Peter Hutchinson – CBC Radio Victoria – Goodbye Big Blue

Best Feature Story - Television
  • Kelvin Redvers – CTV BC - First Story – Broken Homes
  • Ian Hanomansing, James Roberts, Michelle Billman, Brett Hyde – CBC News – The National: Rioting and Redemption

Jack Webster Award for Excellence in Multimedia Journalism
  • Devon Goodsell, Tracey Robertson, Renee Filippone, Gloria Leung, Geoffrey Turner; Joel McKay, Richard Chu – CBC News Vancouver/Business in Vancouver – The Grey Area: The Business of Seniors' Care
  • Chad Skelton, Douglas Todd – The Vancouver Sun – Metro Vancouver Mapped

Jack Webster Business, Industry & Economics Award
Endowed by Jean Cormier
  • Larry Pynn – The Vancouver Sun – In the Wake of a Plague
  • Jeremy Allingham – CBC Radio One – Laying it on the Line: The Northern Gateway Pipeline

Best Reporting - Chinese Language
  • Debbie Chen, Gao Shang – Fairchild Radio – The Marijuana Controversy
  • Sing Tao (Vancouver) Reporting Team: James Fung, Sunny Chiu – Sing Tao Daily – Special Feature on the 100th Anniversary of China Revolution: Tracing the Footsteps of Dr. Sun Yat-sen in BC

Jack Webster Award for Community Reporting
  • Tyler Olsen – This Magazine – Not Wanted
  • Mel Rothenburger, Cam Fortems, Robert Koopmans, Michele Young, Jason Hewlett, Mike Youds, Tracy Gilchrist, Mike Cornell – The Kamloops Daily News – The Ajax File: All that Glitters

Jack Webster Award for Excellence in Legal Journalism
Sponsored by the Law Society of British Columbia
  • Natalie Clancy, Paisley Woodward – CBC – Hate Crimes
  • Rob Wipond – Focus Magazine – Kathleen's Demise

Jack Webster Award for Science, Technology, Health & Environment
  • Rob Wipond – Focus Magazine – Crisis Behind Closed Doors
  • Duncan McCue, Jodie Martinson – CBC Radio One, Spark – Aboriginal Futures

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

Bruce Hutchison Lifetime Achievement Award

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