Four Black Press Media newspapers will compete for a Jack Webster Award at the foundation’s annual gala this October.
The Jack Webster Foundation announced that Max Winkelman, Tara Spickerhoff of the 100 Mile Free Press, and Barbara Roden of the Ashcroft Cache Creek Journal were nominated for Fire Fight under the Community Reporting category.
Keri Coles of the Oak Bay News was nominated for 92-year-old WWII veteran united with family of fallen soldier after decades-long search.
Ashley Wadhwani, Katya Slepian, Karly Blats, Arnold Lim of the Vancouver Island Free Daily were nominated for Me Too At Work: Sexual assault and harassment in the B.C. workplace.
The awards dinner takes place in Vancouver on Monday, Oct. 29. You can read more about this year’s nominees here.