Plan to Attend the AJAs Gala Dinner and Awards Event

Saturday, May 9, 2015

Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel

(for tickets)

Michel Cormier AJAs Guest Speaker

HALIFAX , April 7, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Michel Cormier , Esxecutive Director News and Current Affairs, French Services at Radio-Canada, will be the guest speaker at the Atlantic Journalism Awards gala dinner and awards show. ...full story English/French

AJAs Announces 2014 Finalists

HALIFAX , March 31, 2015 /CNW/ - The Atlantic Journalism Awards (AJAs) is pleased to announce the finalists in the 2014 competition. The finalists' names are listed in alphabetical order by first name . The awards will be presented during the gala dinner and awards event at the Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel on Saturday, May 9, 2015 ... full story

Marine Atlantic joins AJAs

HALIFAX , March 17, 2015 /CNW/ - The Atlantic Journalism Awards ( www.AJAs.ca ) is pleased to announce that Marine Atlantic ( www.marine-atlantic.ca ) has joined with the AJAs and other partners to recognize and honour journalistic excellence in Atlantic Canada.  Marine Atlantic will also provide a scholarship to a student enrolled in the journalism program of the College of the North Atlantic in Stephenville NL ... full story

Brethour and Mulligan to MC AJAs

HALIFAX , March 10, 2015 /CNW/ - Patrick Brethour , Editor-in-Chief for Brunswick News and Preston Mulligan , journalist and host in Halifax for CBC will be the Masters of Ceremonies for the Atlantic Journalism Awards. ... full story

ICI Radio-Canada Acadie Joins AJAs

HALIFAX , March 3, 2015 /CNW/ - ICI Radio-Canada Acadie has joined the Atlantic Journalism Awards as a Media Partner. The Atlantic Journalism Awards enters its 34 th year of celebrating the region's best journalism. ICI Radio-Canada Acadie headquarters out of Moncton, with stations in Halifax and Charlottetown, bureaus in St. John's and Fredericton, as well as in 7 other locations across Atlantic Canada. ... full story (French version)

Stirling Communications joins AJAs

HALIFAX , Feb. 4, 2015 /CNW/ - The Atlantic Journalism Awards announced today that Stirling Communications International which owns and operates NTV- Canada's Superstation (www.ntv.ca), CHOZ FM (www.ozfm.com) and The Newfoundland Herald (www.nfldherald.com) in St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada, has joined the AJAs as a Media Partner. ... full story

Newzulu Joins AJAs

HALIFAX , Jan. 22, 2015 /CNW/ - The Atlantic Journalism Awards has announced that Newzulu Canada ( www.newzulu.ca ) has joined the AJAs as a Media Partner.  Newzulu has a global community of 150k citizen and professional journalists, reporters, photographers and videographers. ... full release

AJAs Deadline Approaching

HALIFAX , Jan. 20, 2015 /CNW/ - Atlantic Canadian journalists are reminded to submit their print, radio, television, online stories and images to the 34th Atlantic Journalism Awards (AJAs). Category descriptions, and other information can be found at  www.AJAs.ca , or by calling (902) 240-4080.  ... full release

Nominations Invited for AJAs Lifetime Achievement Award

HALIFAX , Jan. 13, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - The Atlantic Journalism Awards is seeking nominations for its Lifetime Achievement Award. Any individual who has demonstrated a career of journalistic excellence in Atlantic Canada may be nominated up to the closing date of Monday, February 2, 2015. ... full release

AJAs Announces New Media Partners

HALIFAX , Jan. 6, 2015 /CNW/ - Stirling Communication International and Newzulu lend support for the Atlantic region's primary journalism competition. Atlantic Journalism Awards enters its 34 th year of celebrating the region's best journalism ...full release

AJAs Online Open

HALIFAX , Dec. 1, 2014 /CNW/ - The online entry system for the Atlantic Journalism Awards (AJAs) competition is now open and accepting entries for news items from 2014.  Many of the categories now accept online only entries. ... full release

Save for AJAs

HALIFAX , Oct. 28, 2014 /CNW/ - The Atlantic Journalism Awards is encouraging journalists in the region to save their best stories and images for this year's AJAs competition. The AJAs online entry system will open for entries on December 1, 2014.  The deadline for entries is Monday, February 2, 2015.  ... full release


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.

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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