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Journalism Fellowships Announced
Jack Webster Foundation Co-Chairs Steve Crombie and Chris Weafer today announced the winners of a $25,000 investment in training and development for BC journalists.
New for 2006, the Jack Webster Foundation Standard Broadcasting Fellowship for research and skills enhancement is now joined by a program to send print, broadcast and online journalists to courses at the famed Poynter Institute in Florida.
"We're proud that the success of the foundation's annual awards dinner has allowed us to expand educational opportunities," Crombie said. "It's tremendously exciting that these awards are coming just as a group of young BC journalists is returning from Malawi and Tanzania on our CIDA-sponsored Seeing the World through New Eyes program," said Weafer. (See the blogs at: www.jackwebster.com/awards/eyes-fellowship.shtml)
Jack Webster Foundation Poynter Institute Fellowships provide up to $3,000 per Fellow to attend a journalism seminar of their choice in St. Petersburg, Florida. The winners are:
Victoria freelance journalist Anne Mullens has been awarded the JWF Standard Broadcasting Fellowship. Mullens will use her fellowship to create a radio documentary about Masculinity and the Human Voice, an examination of the social, cultural and commercial implications of the modern male voice.
Previous recipients of this award are Kathryn Gretsinger, Mary Kay Thurston, Connie Monk, Sam Charles, Kate Corcoran, Pamela Post, Dale Drewery, Ed Watson, Margo Harper, George Orr amd Mohini Singh.
The Jack Webster Foundation Standard Broadcasting Fellowship for Broadcast Journalists was established in 2000 to enable BC broadcast journalists to return to school or pursue professional development to bring new knowledge and skills to their work and community. This Fellowship is made possible by a generous donation from Standard Broadcasting.
The Jack Webster Foundation was established in 1986 to recognize excellence in BC-based journalism.
The work of the Foundation is made possible by the generous sponsorship of Bell Canada, British Columbia Lottery Corporation, CGA Association, CN, HSBC Bank Canada, Labatt Breweries of British Columbia, Terasen Gas, Vancouver International Airport Authority, Vancouver Port Authority and WorkSafe BC.
For more information, please contact
Nora Newlands, Executive Director
Jack Webster Foundation at 604-261-6184
or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Dates to note:
2006 Jack Webster Awards - Deadline For Entries: June 30, 2006
2006 Jack Webster Awards Dinner - October 30, 2006
Visit the Jack Webster Foundation's website at www.jackwebster.com
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