Standing (L-R): Jim Bronskill, national reporter, Canadian Press; David McKie, journalist, CBC News; Eric Morrison, President, Canadian Press; Rob Russo, Ottawa Bureau Chief, Canadian Press; Frédéric Zalac, journalist, Radio-Canada; Darlene Parsons, reporter, Canadian Press, Ottawa; Susanne Reber, journalist, CBC News; Scott White, Editor-in-Chief, Canadian Press; and Esther Enkin, Executive Editor, CBC News.
Seated (L-R): Sandra Bartlett, reporter/producer, CBC News; Her Excellency Michaëlle Jean, Governor General of Canada; His Excellency Jean-Daniel Lafond; and Sue Bailey, Ottawa reporter, Canadian Press.
Photo was taken following presentation of the 2008 Michener Award at a ceremony held in Rideau Hall, Ottawa, June 10, 2009.
The three news organizations, CBC, Radio-Canada and The Canadian Press, teamed up to undertake a multimedia analysis of Taser stun guns and particularly their use by the RCMP.
The Michener Award, founded in 1970 by the late Right Honourable Roland Michener, then Governor General, goes to a news organization. The Michener Award is presented annually for journalism that makes a significant impact on the public good.