Winners for 2020 Jack Webster awards announced

The Webster Awards, Western Canada’s preeminent journalism awards, were presented earlier this week this evening during an online broadcast. Multiple News media Canada members were recognized for excellence in journalism in British Columbia.

This year’s winners included:

Best Breaking News – Online/Print
Scott BrownTiffany CrawfordNick EaglandKeith FraserDan FumanoNathan GriffithsGordon HoekstraStephanie IpGlenda LuymesGordon McIntyreDerrick PennerJennifer SaltmanRob ShawVancouver Sun/The Province for B.C. Pandemic 2020.

Best Community Reporting
Marty Hastings, Kamloops This Week for Dalkes lose son, brother to fentanyl — ‘This part of me is missing’.

Excellence in Legal Journalism
Sponsored by the Law Society of British Columbia
Douglas ToddVancouver Sun for British Columbians Fight U.S. Billionaire for ‘Right to Roam’ in the Wilderness.

Best Feature/Enterprise Reporting – Online/Print
Gordon HoekstraVancouver Sun for Anatomy of Money Laundering in B.C. Real Estate: 12 cases, $1.7 billion, 20 countries and 30 banks.

You can read the full list of 2020 winners here.

The full awards ceremony can be viewed at: