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Journalism Fellowships Announced

Jack Webster Foundation Co-Chairs Don Babick and Scott Macrae today announced more than $14,000 in funding for 2013 recipients of the JWF Professional Development Fellowships.

Four recipients will attend the Poynter Institute in Florida in the following courses: Backpack and Mobile Video reporting, Secrets of Great Enterprise Reporting and Investigtating Local Government on a Shoestring Budget.

"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 $194,000 has been distributed." The 2013 Jack Webster Foundation Fellows are:

Charelle Evelyn
Charelle Evelyn
Prince George Citizen
Claudia Lau
Claudia Lau
Fairchild TV
Elaine O
Elaine O'Connor
The Province
Kelly Sinoski
Kelly Sinoski
The Vancouver Sun

Sinoski receives the JWF Fellowship in the name of the late BC reporter Don Matheson, whose estate endowed an award for a BC-born journalist.
Deadline for entries to the 2014 fellowships is February 24, 2014.


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 BCGEU, BCLC, CGA Association, CN, HSBC Bank Canada, Labatt Breweries, Fortis BC, Port Metro Vancouver, Teck, TELUS, CAPP 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:
2013 JACK WEBSTER AWARDS - DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES: June 28, 2013
2013 JACK WEBSTER AWARDS DINNER - Wednesday, October 30
Visit the Jack Webster Foundation's website at www.jackwebster.com



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