Seeking judges for the 2009 BNC

On Monday, December 1, the Canadian Community Newspapers Association (CCNA) will launch the 2009 Better Newspapers Competition, and we need your help to make sure it is another banner year.

The CCNA is looking for leading professionals in the industry to provide their expertise in judging entries. Members are invited to nominate their peers, staff or co-workers to put their relevant experience to work in any of the following areas:

  • General Excellence
  • Editorial
  • Advertising
  • Business/Arts
  • Sports
  • Special Sections
  • Photography
  • Promotion
  • Community Service

The nomination form is available below, and includes the eligibility criteria for submissions. There is no limit on the number of nominations. Fax your completed nomination forms by Friday, December 12, to (416) 482-1908.

Be sure to visit the CCNA website at on Monday, December 1, to download the rules and entry book for the 2009 BNC. If you have any questions, please contact W. Andrew Powell at 1-877-305-2262, extension 329, or by e-mail at