Canadian newspaper journalists honoured at annual CAJ awards

The Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) celebrated excellence in Canadian print, broadcast and online media last week at its annual CAJ Awards.

A number of newspaper journalists were honoured at the prestigious national competition: The Hamilton Spectator’s Jon Wells received first place in the Open Media category for Remorseless; Teri Pecoskie, also from the Spec, won the CAJ/Marketwired Data Journalism Award for Keeping Score; John Lehman from The Globe and Mail earned first place in the Photojournalism category; Toronto Star reporter Jesse McLean earned first place in the Text Feature category for A daughter’s disappearing silhouette; finally, Andrew MacIntosh and Félix Séguin from Le Journal de Montreal took home the top prize in the Scoop category for?Nouvelles Révélations Troublantes sur le Policier Ripou Ian Davidson. This year’s CAJ awards saw a total 235 entries from news organizations from across the country.