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Journalism Fellowships Announced

Jack Webster Foundation Co-Chairs Don Babick and Scott Macrae today announced more than $18,000 in funding for 2011 recipients of the JWF Professional Development Fellowships.

Six recipients will attend the Poynter Institute in Florida in the following courses: Essential Skills for the Digital Journalist, TV Power Reporting, Poynter Leadership Academy, Building a Successful Social Media Strategy, and Great Stories Every Day. One recipient is funded for an online course at Thompson Rivers University Opening Learning.

"We're very proud that the Jack Webster Foundation is able to provide professional development opportunities for BC journalists," Macrae said. "To date a total of $164,000 has been distributed."

The 2011 Jack Webster Foundation Fellows are:

Robert Doane
Robert Doane
CBC Prince George
Sharron Bates
Sharron Bates
Global TV
Jessica Barrett
Jessica Barrett
WE Vancouver
Sandra Hermiston
Sandra Hermiston
CTV
Gordon Hoekstra
Gordon Hoekstra
Prince George Citizen
Katie Mercer
Katie Mercer
The Province
Dene Moore
Dene Moore
The Canadian Press

Deadline for entries to the 2012 fellowships is February 6, 2012.

The Jack Webster Foundation was established in 1986 to recognize and support excellence in BC-based journalism.

The work of the Foundation is made possible by the generous sponsorship of Bell Canada, BCLC, CGA Association, CN, HSBC Bank Canada, Labatt Breweries, Fortis BC, Port Metro Vancouver, Teck and WorkSafe BC.

For more information, please contact Nora Newlands, Executive Director, Jack Webster Foundation at 604-261-6184 or by email at info@jackwebster.com.

Dates to note:
2011 JACK WEBSTER AWARDS - DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES: June 30, 2011
2011 JACK WEBSTER AWARDS DINNER - October 24, 2011
Visit the Jack Webster Foundation's website at www.jackwebster.com



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