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Journalism Fellowships Announced

Jack Webster Foundation Co-Chairs Joanna Piros and Ernest Yee today announced $15,000 in funding for 2015 recipients of the JWF Professional Development Fellowships.

All five recipients will attend the Poynter Institute in Florida in the following courses: Hands-On Backpack and Mobile Video Reporting, Secrets of Great Enterprise Reporting and The Effective Reporter.

"We're very proud that the Jack Webster Foundation is able to provide professional development opportunities for BC journalists," Yee said. "To date, more than $200,000 has been distributed."

The 2015 Jack Webster Foundation Fellows are:

Paula Baker
Paula Baker
Global BC
Anita Bathe
Anita Bathe
News1130
Robert Buffam
Robert Buffam
CTV News Vancouver Island
Tamara Cunningham
Tamara Cunningham
Nanaimo News Bulletin
Dan Fumano
Dan Fumano
The Province

Cunningham and Fumano receive JWF Fellowships in the name of the late BC reporter Don Matheson, whose estate endowed professional development awards for BC-born journalists.



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