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

The 2014 Jack Webster Awards Winners and Finalists

Photos by Dave Thomson

Best News Reporting of the Year - Print
  • Louise Dickson, Lindsay Kines, Rob Shaw, Mike Devlin, Jeff Bell, Sarah Petrescu, Jack Knox, Les Leyne, Richard Watts, Cindy Harnett, Carla Wilson, Iain Hunter – Times Colonist – Canada Day Terror Plot
  • James Keller – The Canadian Press – Highway of Tears

Best News Reporting of the Year - Radio
  • Bob Keating – CBC Radio – Green Rush
  • Curt Petrovich – CBC National Radio News – Killer Slide

Best News Reporting of the Year - Television
Presented in memory of Keith Bradbury
  • Natalie Clancy, Paisley Woodward, Robb Douglas – CBC News Vancouver – Code White
  • Kendall Hanson, Dean Stoltz, Garry Frang, Glenn Olsen, Jim Beatty, Mary Griffin, Dana Hutchings, Rob Germain and team – CHEK News – Sawmill Shooting

Best Feature Story - Print
  • Cheryl Chan, Sam Cooper, Susan Lazaruk, Elaine O'Connor, Cassidy Olivier, Jason Payne, Arlen Redekop, Jon Ferry, J.J. Adams, Ros Guggi, Katie Mercer, Carolyn Soltau – The Province – Racism in Paradise
  • Barry Link, Michael Kissinger, Naoibh O'Connor, Dan Toulgoet, Megan Stewart, Cheryl Rossi, Mike Howell, Sandra Thomas, Fiona Hughes, Andrew Fleming, Rebecca Blissett, Jennifer Thuncher, Adrian Cunningham – Vancouver Courier – Vancouver Special

Best Feature Story - Radio
  • Margaret Gallagher – CBC Radio, The Early Edition – At Home At Last
  • Stephen Quinn, Theresa Duvall, Jodie Martinson, Jennifer Chen, Matthew Lazin-Ryder, Lisa Christiansen – CBC Radio – Gay and Grey

Best Feature Story - Television
  • Duncan McCue, James Roberts, Michelle Billman, Doug Trent – CBC The National – Residential Schools and Hockey
  • Chris Brown, Brett Hyde, Brian Dutkewich – CBC The National – Tearing It Up: Big White's Paralympic Snowboarders

Jack Webster Award for Excellence in Digital Journalism
  • Chad Skelton, Kevin Griffin – The Vancouver Sun – Auto Crime and Bike Theft
  • Ana Komnenic – MINING.com – TIMELINE: Pascua Lama - from $1.5 billion to $8.5 billion to suspension

Jack Webster Business, Industry & Economics Award
Endowed by Jean Cormier
  • Matt O'Grady – BCBusiness – High Hopes
  • Brent Jang, Iain Marlow – The Globe and Mail – LNG Boom

Best Reporting - Chinese Language
  • Johann Chang and Travena Lee – Fairchild Radio – Chinese-only Signs
  • Otto Tang, Tina Song, Karen So, Guo Ding, Bowen Zhang, Doug Cheng – Omni TV – Road to the BC Chinese Apology

Jack Webster Award for Community Reporting
Rob Wipond
Focus Magazine
Coup de Police
  • Tyler Olsen – Chilliwack Times – A Family's Fate
  • Tamara Cunningham – Nanaimo News Bulletin – A Journey with ALS

Jack Webster Award for Excellence in Legal Journalism
Sponsored by the Law Society of British Columbia
  • Natalie Clancy, Paisley Woodward, Alan Stewart – CBC News Vancouver – Deadbeat Tenants
  • Bal Brach, Bob Keating, Enza Uda, Brett Hyde – CBC News – Tim Hortons Temporary Foreign Workers Abuse

Jack Webster Award for Science, Technology, Health & Environment
Sponsored by Genome British Columbia
  • Lori Culbert – The Vancouver Sun – Drug Watchdog vs Big Pharma
  • Duncan McCue, James Roberts, Doug Trent, Michelle Billman – CBC The National – Imagine the Fire

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

Bruce Hutchison Lifetime Achievement Award

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