Journalism Fellowships AnnouncedJack Webster Foundation Co-Chairs Scott Macrae and Ernest Yee today announced $8500 in funding for 2016 recipients of the JWF Professional Development Fellowships.
"We're very proud that the Jack Webster Foundation is able to provide professional development opportunities for BC journalists," Macrae said. "To date, close to $210,000 has been distributed." The 2016 Jack Webster Foundation Fellows are:
Samantha Wright Allen
Prince George Citizen
CTV News Vancouver
Wright Allen receives the JWF Fellowship in the name of the late BC reporter Don Matheson, whose estate endowed professional development awards for BC born journalists.
Both recipients will attend the Poynter Institute in Florida, Wright Allen for The Summit on Reporting and Editing and Flak for Essential Skills for New Managers.