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Gala awards event - May 11, 2019
Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel

Entry system will open December 1, 2019 for stories and images.

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AJAs Announces PD Webinars for Journalists

HALIFAX, April 15, 2019 /CNW/ - The Atlantic Journalism Awards (AJAs) will present a series of professional development webinars in April and May, 2019, via www.AJAs.ca.

The webinars will feature a host of journalism experts who will provide insight into their work, tips and tricks. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions through the webinar portal, and may save sessions for viewing later. full story...

AJAs announces student winners

HALIFAX, April 12, 2019 /CNW/ - Atlantic Journalism Awards (AJAs) is pleased to announce this year's student award winners. Each year independent panels of judges, armed with various selection criteria, review submissions from students in journalism education programs throughout the Atlantic region, selecting one winner per category. full story ...

AJAs deadline near

HALIFAX, Jan. 23, 2019 /CNW/ - Atlantic Canadian journalists are reminded to submit their newspaper, magazine, radio, television, online stories and images to the 39th Atlantic Journalism Awards (AJAs).

The deadline for entries is midnight Friday, February 1, 2019, except for Hall of Fame nominations which is the end of February. ... full story

AJAs deadling approaching

HALIFAX, Jan. 3, 2019 /CNW/ - Journalists and news organizations in Atlantic Canada are encouraged to submit their stories and images by midnight February 1, 2019 to the Atlantic Journalism Awards 38thannual competition.  Details of the 30 categories and entry guidelines can be found at www.ajasonline.org and www.AJAs.ca  or call 902-478-6026 for details. ... full story



FeatherWhat are the AJAs ?

The Atlantic Journalism Awards, established in 1981, is a highly regarded annual program which recognizes journalistic excellence and achievement in print and electronic news media in Atlantic Canada. The AJAs is a federally incorporated non-profit organization and is directed by a volunteer industry Board of Directors. The project is financed by a number of supporters.

In recent years close to 400 entries have been received from Atlantic Canadian journalists in the 23 print, radio, and television categories. There are also a number of journalism student awards. Entries are submitted in English et aussi en francais.

Finalists are selected from the entries by panels of independent judges. They are recognized at provincial AJAs luncheons. The overall winners will be announced at a gala dinner and awards ceremomy in early May.

Since the inception of the AJAs, nearly 1,400 individual Atlantic Canadian journalists have been honoured for their journalistic excellence.

The Atlantic Journalism Awards has been a continuous annual celebration of journalistic excellence and achievement in Atlantic Canada since 1981. It is now managed by a volunteer industry board of directors representing print and broadcast news organizations. Contact Bill Skerrett at the AJAs office: office@AJAs.ca