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Michener Awards Foundation announces Fellowship winners

Ottawa, April 30, 2020 - The Michener Awards Foundation today announced its 2020 Michener-Deacon Fellowships have been awarded to investigative journalists Laura Eggertson and Marie-Claude Lortie. As well, a new education fellowship, the Michener – L. Richard O’Hagan Fellowship, has been awarded to the J-Source/Canada Press Freedom Project. The two investigative projects are: LAURA EGGERTSON — for an in-depth series […]

Michener Awards Foundation announces the Michener-L. Richard O’Hagan Fellowship for Journalism Education

Ottawa, December 11, 2019 - The Michener Awards Foundation is offering three fellowships in 2020 to support and encourage meritorious public service journalism. Alan Allnutt, president of the foundation, said the new Michener – L. Richard O’Hagan Fellowship for Journalism Education will allow the foundation to fulfill its mandate to advance and enrich journalism education more effectively. The foundation will […]

Michener Award goes to the Telegraph-Journal

Ottawa, June 14, 2019 - The Telegraph-Journal has won the 2018 Michener Award for meritorious public service journalism for its 18-month series Sounding the Alarm. The Saint John newspaper discovered a critical shortage of paramedics was forcing New Brunswick’s ambulances to sit idle and unstaffed. It was an issue with life-and-death consequences: at least one person died. “There were many […]

Michener Awards Foundation announces Fellowship winners

Ottawa, April 30, 2019 - The Michener Awards Foundation today announced its 2019 Michener-Deacon Fellowships will be awarded to journalists Corbett Hancey and Greg Mercer. This year, the foundation has awarded two fellowships for investigative work, each worth $40,000 plus $5,000 in expenses. The two winning projects are:  CORBETT HANCEY for a proposal to produce a series of investigative articles, […]