2020 Professional Development Fellowship Recipients AnnouncedThe Jack Webster Foundation is pleased to announce the 2020 Professional Development Fellowship Recipients.
Thank you to all who applied and if you did but were not selected, please make sure you apply again in January/February 2021. Congratulations to Mike, Stefan and Clare.
The Jack Webster Foundation fosters and celebrates excellence in journalism to protect the public interest for British Columbians.
The Globe and Mail
Mike Hager, Reporter, The Globe and Mail
Mr. Hager will attend the prestigious Poynter Institute for Media Studies in St. Petersburg Florida where he will take the course, Summit for Reporters and Editors.
Stefan Labbe, Digital Reporter, Tri-City News
Mr. Labbe will also attend the Poynter Institute to take the course Summit for Reporters and Editors. Mr. Labbe's fellowship is in the name of the late B.C. reporter, Don Matheson, whose estate endowed professional development awards for B.C. born journalists.
Clare Hennig, Freelance Journalist
Ms. Hennig is the recipient of a self-defined fellowship in order to further study video journalism.