2021 Webster Award winners announced

The Vancouver Sun, the Globe and Mail, Kamloops This Week, and the Victoria Times-Colonist were among the News Media Canada members who took home awards from the Jack Webster Foundation earlier this week.

The winners (and their categories) were as follows:

Best Feature/Enterprise Reporting – Print/Online
Kathy Tomlinson, The Globe and Mail for WCB’s Opioid Addiction

Excellence in Legal Journalism
Dan Fumano, The Vancouver Sun for The Police and City Hall

Excellence in Health Reporting
Lori CulbertVancouver Sun & Province for Overdoses, B.C.’s original health crisis, worsen during COVID pandemic

Best Community Reporting
Jessica Wallace, Kamloops This Week for Spending spree at the Thompson-Nicola Regional District?

Commentator of the Year – City Mike Award
Les Leyne, Victoria Times Colonist

The Webster Awards are Western Canada’s preeminent journalism awards ceremony. A full list of this year’s winners is available here.

You can also watch back the awards presentation here.