Final days to nominate your choice for the J-Source Canadian Newsperson of the Year Award

Jan 18, 2013, 10:36 ET from Canadian Journalism Foundation

TORONTO, Jan. 18, 2013 /CNW/ - Only a few days remain to nominate an individual for the 2012 J-Source Canadian Newsperson of the Year Award. J-Source is looking at the journalists who report or produce the news, or run or own newsgathering organizations. Deadline for nominations is 11:59 PST on January 21.

Once a year, J-Source shines a light on journalists who demonstrate excellence, integrity and innovation. The J-Source Canadian Newsperson of the Year award will honour a Canadian individual who has demonstrated innovation or served as an inspiration to working journalists, educators, and/or audiences and the Canadian public. S/he demonstrates excellence, and has had a positive impact on the quality of journalism at the local and/or national level. 

J-Source strives to recognize and celebrate the efforts of journalists, journalism educators, activists and citizens who believe that journalism can make a difference in a functioning democracy. Who do you think we should honour this year? We're looking for nominations from all areas of journalism and from across Canada.

Nominate someone by clicking here, and then check online to see the list of nominations and comments for the J-Source Canadian Newsperson of the Year. A jury will select a shortlist in February.

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