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The 2015 Jack Webster Awards Winners and Finalists

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Best News Reporting of the Year - Print
  • Justine Hunter, Mike Hager, Stanley Tromp, Gary Mason, Sunny Dhillon – The Globe and Mail – Oil Spill
  • Matt Kieltyka, Emily Jackson, Luke Simcoe – Metro – Young Vancouverites Fleeing to More Affordable Pastures

Best News Reporting of the Year - Radio
  • Shiral Tobin, Rick Cluff – The Early Edition, CBC Radio One Vancouver – (dis)integration)
  • Natalie Clancy – CBC Vancouver News – RCMP Blamed for Mountie's Suicide

Best News Reporting of the Year - Television
Presented in memory of Keith Bradbury
  • Scott Roberts, Melanie Nagy, Jon Woodward – CTV Vancouver – Dairy Farm Abuse
  • Jamie Forsythe, John L. Daly, Jas Johal, Rumina Daya, Geoff Hastings, Karl Avefjall, Simon Boniface, Chris Allard, Tony Clark, Gary Asuncion – Global BC – Mount Polley Mine Disaster

Best Feature Story - Print
  • Stephen Hume – The Vancouver Sun – British Columbia and The Great War
  • Kim Bolan – The Vancouver Sun – Crime & the Waterfront

Best Feature Story - Radio
  • Willow Yamauchi, Joan Webber – CBC Radio's The Current – Deaf Jam
  • Francesca Lucia – Radio NL – Under the Skin

Best Feature Story - Television
  • Elaine Yong, Simon Boniface, Paul Rowand, Kristin Robinson, Kevin Church, Jennifer Palma, Luca Sgaetti – Global BC – Kyle McConkey
  • Francis Plourde, Pierre Beaudoin, Daniel Beauparlant – Second Regard, Radio-Canada – The Death of the United Church

Jack Webster Award for Excellence in Digital Journalism
  • Tracy Sherlock, Chad Skelton – The Vancouver Sun – Education Data Series
  • Anne Penman, Kali Smith, Liam Britten – CBC British Columbia – Faces of BC

Jack Webster Business, Industry & Economics Award
Endowed by Jean Cormier
  • Rob Shaw, Roger Watanabe – The Vancouver Sun – The Budget Family
  • Chris Brown, James Roberts, Brian Dutkewich – CBC: The National – The Sharing Economy

Best Reporting - Chinese Language
  • Debbie Chen, Johann Chang and Travena Lee – Fairchild Radio – Gangs in Surrey and Delta
  • Spencer Gall – Fairchild Television – Magazine 26 Remembering The Heroes

Jack Webster Award for Community Reporting
  • David P. Ball – The Tyee – Status: Inside Vancouver's Sanctuary Movement
  • Erin Haluschak – Comox Valley Record – l'tustolagalis - Rising Up, Together

Jack Webster Award for Excellence in Legal Journalism
Sponsored by the Law Society of British Columbia
  • Nelson Bennett – Business in Vancouver – Anti-spam Laws Change Canada's Marketing Landscape
  • Tracy Sherlock – The Vancouver Sun – Teachers' Court Battle

Jack Webster Award for Science, Technology, Health & Environment
Sponsored by Genome British Columbia
  • Chris Brown, Chris Corday, Brian Dutkewich, Simon Charland-Faucher – CBC The National – BC's War on the Wolf
  • Daniel Wood – The Georgia Straight – Can Grizzly Watchers End the Trophy Hunt?

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

Bill Good Award
Don Cayo
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Bruce Hutchison Lifetime Achievement Award

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Jack Webster Awards Winners and Finalists

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