Michener Award and Fellowships: Last call for entries and applications OTTAWA, January 25, 2016 — The Michener Awards Foundation is reminding news organizations and journalists that the deadline is less than a month away for entries and applications for the annual Michener Award and two fellowships. Russell Mills, the foundation president, urged news organizations whose journalism…Details
OTTAWA, Dec. 1, 2015 /CNW/ – The Michener Awards Foundation today welcomed CN as supporting sponsor of the Michener-Deacon Fellowship for Journalism Education. Russell Mills, Foundation president, said CN has committed $100,000 over four years for the fellowship which supports a mature journalist for a semester as journalist-in-residence at a Canadian university or college journalism…Details
Your excellencies, distinguished guests, fellow nominees. I think we all feel tonight in the company of people who are here that we are accomplishing the very clear targeted arenas we need to achieve based on what His Excellency and what I think was pretty profound language in his opening comments. He talked about – we…Details
Michener honours go to the Globe and Mail, Toronto Star’s Rob Cribb and Radio-Canada’s Marie-France Belanger
Ottawa, June 18, 2015. The Globe and Mail has won the 2014 Michener Award for its series on thalidomide which exposed years of government neglect and hardships endured by survivors and their families, and that resulted in the redress of a historical wrong with the government pledging fair compensation, Russell Mills, president of the Michener…Details
Ottawa, May 11, 2015 – The Michener Awards Foundation today announced the winners of the 2015 Michener-Deacon Fellowships. The Michener-Deacon Fellowship for Journalism Education is awarded to Robert Cribb, an investigative reporter with the Toronto Star for his proposal for a “National Student Investigative Reporting Project”. He will use the fellowship to develop a detailed…Details
Ottawa, April 29, 2015 – The Michener Awards Foundation today announced six finalists for the 2014 Michener Award for meritorious public service journalism. The finalists are: L’actualité, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, CBC North, The Canadian Press, The Globe and Mail and The Vancouver Sun. His Excellency the Right Honourable David Johnston, Governor General of Canada,…Details
Ottawa, May 20, 2014 – The Michener-Deacon Fellowship for Journalism Education is awarded to Francine Pelletier – a Montreal writer and independent filmmaker.
CBC journalist Rita Celli is the recipient of The Michener-Deacon Fellowship for investigative reporting.
Ottawa, April 28, 2014 – The Michener Awards Foundation today announced six finalists for the 2013 Michener Award for meritorious public service journalism. The finalists are: The Canadian Press, CTV News, The Edmonton Journal and Calgary Herald (joint submission), The Globe and Mail, The Toronto Star and The Windsor Star. His Excellency the Right Honourable…Details