Announcing the finalists for the 2015 National Newspaper Awards

The Globe and Mail has 16 nominations to lead all entrants in the 66th National Newspaper Awards competition. Toronto Star has 11 nominations and Montreal’s La Presse has eight finalists in the competition, which is open to daily newspapers as well as online news sites approved for entry by the NNA Board of Governors. Other organizations with multiple nominations include the Canadian Press, with five, and the Vancouver Sun, Ottawa Citizen and Moncton Times & Transcript, with three each.

Five other newspapers each have two nominations: Winnipeg Free Press, London Free Press, Halifax Chronicle Herald, National Post, and the Hamilton Spectator.

Twelve other organizations received one nomination each. There are a total of 71 finalists in 22 categories, selected from 1,297 entries for work published in 2014. The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony in Toronto on Friday, May 22. Winners will receive cheques for $1,000 and a certificate of award. Other finalists receive citations of merit.

View the complete list of 2014 nominees at