ABC Life Literacy Canada has announced that Alberni Valley (B.C.) News editor Susan Quinn is the winner of the 2014 Peter Gzowski Life Literacy Fellowship. Quinn has been a community news journalist for over 25 years, writing and editing on sports, news, business and arts. She has been with the Alberni Valley News since its inception in 2006 and is planning on using the fellowship to publish a series of articles on adult literacy in the Port Alberni area, underlining the effect government cuts to core funding is having at the grassroots level.
Quinn will accept the fellowship at the annual ABC Life Literacy Canada awards gala in Toronto on September 18.