Telegram earns three Atlantic Journalism Award nominations

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Staff of The Telegram newsroom are finalists in three categories of Atlantic Journalism Awards (AJAs) for 2012 that were announced today.

In the photojournalism spot news (newspaper) category, Telegram photographer Joe Gibbons is a finalist for his coverage of “Goulds Back Line Barn Fire.”

In the breaking/spot news reporting (print) category, The Telegram newsroom editorial team is a finalist for “Post Tropical Storm Leslie” coverage.

In the commentary (any medium) category, Telegram editorial page editor Russell Wangersky is a finalist for his column “Trotting out the Bogeyman.”

A number of other Newfoundland and Labrador journalists are finalists in various categories (See complete list below). There are 26 separate categories.

The awards will be presented during the gala dinner and awards event at the Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel on Saturday, May 11.

 

Online News Reporting

 

Newsroom - CBC News - St. John's, NL - Tropical Storm Leslie.

 

Nick Logan - Global Maritimes - Halifax, NS - Murder of Raymond Taavel.

 

Newsroom- The Chronicle Herald - Halifax, NS - Tense Standoff on Central Halifax Street.

 

Best Page Presentation: Newspaper

 

Deborah Wiles - The Chronicle Herald - Halifax, NS - Titanic100.

 

Mike Landry - Telegraph-Journal - Saint John, NB - A Century of Frye.

 

Nadine Fownes - The Chronicle Herald - Halifax, NS - Nova Scotia Home for Colored Children.

 

Photojournalism Spot News: Newspaper

 

James West - The Daily Gleaner - Fredericton, NB - Wiggins Fire.

 

Joe Gibbons - The Telegram - St. John's, NL - Goulds Back Line Barn Fire.

 

Viktor Pivovarov - Times & Transcript - Moncton, NB - Takedown.

 

Photojournalism Feature: Newspaper

 

Christian Laforce - The Chronicle Herald - Halifax, NS - Sarah Atwell.

 

Christian Laforce - The Chronicle Herald - Halifax, NS - Handstand Matt.

 

Cindy Wilson - Telegraph-Journal - Saint John, NB - Whale of a Time.

 

Katé Braydon - Telegraph-Journal - Saint John, NB - All Eyes on Charles.

 

Atlantic Magazine Article

 

John DeMont - Herald Magazine - Halifax NS - Does Nova Scotia Get the Government it Deserves?

 

Marjorie Simmins - Progress Magazine - To the Manor Born.

 

Martin Silverstone - Atlantic Salmon Journal - Chamcook NB - Atlantic Salmon to the End.

 

Atlantic Magazine: Best Cover

 

Atlantic Salmon Journal - Chamcook, NB - Releasing a York Salmon in Murdoch Pool - December 2012.

 

East Coast Living - Halifax, NS - Summer Escape - Summer 2012.

 

Saltscapes Magazine - Bedford, NS - Million Dollar Legs - January/February 2012.

 

Atlantic Magazine: Best Profile Article

 

John DeMont - Herald Magazine - Halifax, NS - Graham Day.

 

Martin Silverstone - Atlantic Salmon Journal - Chamcook, NB - River Princess.

 

Paul McLeod - Herald Magazine - Halifax, NS - Kathy Dunderdale's Revolution.

 

Breaking/Spot News Reporting: Print

 

Brent Mazerolle - Times & Transcript, Moncton, NB - Smoke Diverts Jet to Metro.

 

Lisa Brown - Lunenburg County Progress Bulletin - Bridgewater, NS  - Chained in Chelsea.

 

Newsroom - The Telegram - St. John's, NL - Post Tropical Storm Leslie.

 

Breaking News Radio

 

Lynn Robinson - VOCM News, St. John's, NL - Ocean Choice International Locks Out OCI Trawlermen.

 

Peter Cowan/Tony Dawson/Colleen Connors/Chris Harbord - CBC News - Labrador, NL - Fires Threaten North West River and Sheshatshiu.

 

Phonse Jessome - CBC Radio - Halifax, NS - HMS Bounty Sinks.

 

Breaking News/Spot News: Television

 

Lee Pitts/Rob Antle - CBC News - St. John's, NL - Rome Calls.

 

Newsroom - CBC News - Halifax, NS - Flooding in Truro.

 

Ray Bradshaw - Global Maritimes - Halifax, NS - Truro Flooding.

 

Enterprise Reporting: Print

 

Laverne Stewart - The Daily Gleaner - Fredericton, NB - CFB Gagetown Military Housing.

 

Shawn Berry - The Daily Gleaner - Fredericton, NB - MLA's Pension.

 

Tim Bousquet - The Coast - Halifax, NS - A Trust Betrayed.

 

Enterprise Reporting: Radio

 

Margot Brunelle - CBC News - Halifax, NS - Annapolis Valley Prescription Drug Abuse.

 

Peter Cowan - CBC News -  Labrador, NL - Peter Penashue Election Spending Problems.

 

Zach Goudie - CBC News - St. John's, NL - Housing Crisis.

 

Enterprise Reporting: Television

 

Amy Stoodley - CBC News - St. John's, NL - Thermography Investigation.

 

David Cochrane - CBC News - St. John's, NL - Inside Operation Roadrunner.

 

Peter Cowan,/Zach Goudie,/Rod Etheridge/Paul Pickett - CBC News - Labrador, NL - Burton Winters.

 

Feature Writing: Print

 

David Lindsay - Rural Delivery - Liverpool, NS - Mining for the Common Good?

 

Randy O'Donnell - Telegraph-Journal - Saint John, NB - Chasing Infinite Dreams in Finite Time.

 

Sam Littlefair-Wallace - The Coast - Halifax, NS - Cousin and Wife.

 

Feature Writing: Radio

 

Chris Brookes - Battery Radio - St. John's, NL - A Bullet for the General.

 

Marie-Élaine Cloutier - Radio-Canada Acadie - Moncton, NB - Musique et Mémoire.

 

Mary Lynk - CBC Radio - Halifax, NS - All the Diamonds.

 

Feature Writing: Television

 

Nicolas Steinbach - Radio-Canada Acadie - Moncton, NB - Défis d'intégration au N-B.

 

Robyn Miller - CBC News - St. John's, NL - Mount Cashel Santa.

 

Zach Goudie - CBC News - St. John's, NL - Change Islands' Store.

 

Business Reporting: Any Medium

 

Jacques Poitras/Christina Harnett - CBC Maritime Magazine - Fredericton, NB - The Chicken War.

 

John DeMont - The Chronicle Herald - Halifax, NS - Finding a Future in the Oceans.

 

Paul Gessell - Telegraph-Journal - Saint John, NB  - Labrador Bound.

 

Sports Reporting: Any Medium

 

Dave Atkinson - CBC News - Charlottetown, PEI - Hockey Friendship.

 

Tara Chislett - The Daily Gleaner - Fredericton, NB - Van Ban Hard on Schools, Parents.

 

Zach Goudie - CBC News - St. John's, NL - Elijah's Medal.

 

Arts & Entertainment Reporting: Any Medium

 

Kate Wallace - Telegraph-Journal - Saint John, NB -The Call of the Wild.

 

Mike Landry - Telegraph-Journal - Saint John, NB - It is Written.

 

Quentin Casey - Telegraph-Journal - Saint John, NB - State of the Arts.

 

Stephen Kimber - Atlantic Business Magazine - St. John's, NL - Six Men, Two Dories and the North Atlantic.

 

Commentary: Any Medium

 

Alec Bruce - Atlantic Business Magazine - St. John's, NL - Banish Forever the Linguistic Elephant.

 

Ian Thompson - The Chronicle Herald - Halifax, NS - Are Nova Scotians Ready to Rise to Challenges?

 

Russell Wangersky - The Telegram - St. John's, NL - Trotting out the Bogeyman.

 

Video Journalist: Television

 

David Zelcer - CBC News - Gander, NL - Show of Work.

 

Peter Cowan - CBC News - Labrador, NL - Show of Work.

 

Stéphanie Blanchet - Radio-Canada Acadie - Halifax, NS - Show of Work.

 

Editorial Cartooning

 

Bruce MacKinnon - The Chronicle Herald - Halifax, NS - Editorial Cartoons.

 

Michael de Adder - The Chronicle Herald - Halifax, NS - Editorial Cartoons.

 

Sean Leslie Casey - Cape Breton Post - Sydney, NS - Editorial Cartoons.

 

Best Multimedia Feature

 

Deborah Wiles - The Chronicle Herald - Halifax, NS - Titanic 100.

 

Kathryn King/Peter Gosse/David Cochrane - CBC News - St. John's, NL - Operation Roadrunner.

 

Nick Logan - Global Maritimes - Halifax, NS - Voyage of the Titanic.

 

Best Information News Radio Program (Selected Program)

 

Information Morning - CBC Radio - Saint John, NB.

 

On the Go - CBC Radio - St. John's, NL.

 

Maritime Morning with Jordi Morgan - News 95.7, Rogers Radio - Halifax, NS.

 

Best Radio Newscast (Selected Newscast)

 

Acadia Broadcasting - Saint John, NB - CHSJ News 8 am.

 

CBC Newsroom - Halifax, NS - CBC Nova Scotia 7:30 am News.

 

News 95.7 - Rogers Radio - Halifax, NS - The Morning News.

 

Best Television News Broadcast (Same Date Newscast)

 

CBC Newsroom - CBC News - Halifax, NS - CBC News Nova Scotia at Six.

 

Global Maritimes - Halifax, NS - The New Brunswick Evening News at Six.

 

Radio-Canada Acadie - Moncton, NB - Téléjournal Acadie.

 

NTV Newsroom - NTV News - St. John's, NL - The NTV Evening NewsHour.

 

The Jim MacNeill New Journalist Award

 

Amy Stoodley - CBC News - St. John's, NL - Show of Work.

 

Carolyn Thompson - Telegraph-Journal - Saint John, NB - Show of Work.

 

Hilary Beaumont - The Chronicle Herald/OpenFile/The Coast - Halifax, NS - Show of Work.

 

SOURCE: ATLANTIC JOURNALISM AWARDS

 

 

 

Organizations: CBC Radio, Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel, End.Atlantic Magazine Paul McLeod - Herald Magazine

Geographic location: St. John's, Saint John, Newfoundland and Labrador Fredericton Moncton Nova Scotia Atlantic York Lunenburg County Choice International North West River Annapolis Valley Liverpool Change Islands Charlottetown Adder Cape Breton Sydney New Brunswick

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