A story about the power of community journalism wins the 2019 Dalton Camp Award

Samuel Piccolo has won the 2019 Dalton Camp Award for his essay, A Sleepless Year
in a Sleepy Town, an eloquent first-hand account of the power of local journalism.

The Dalton Camp Award is a $10,000 prize for the best essay on the link between media and democracy. The award includes a bronze-cast medal by the late Canadian sculptor, Dora de Pédèry-Hunt.

To read a full copy of this year’s winning essay, please click here.