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Adrienne Arsenault AJAs Guest Speaker

Adrienne Arsenault, Correspondent with CBC The National in Toronto
will be the guest speaker at the AJAs gala dinner and awards show
on May 10th at the Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel. ... full details

33rd AJAs Gala Dinner and Awards Event
Saturday, May 10, 2014
Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel

Marriott Hotel
TICKETS: 902-425-2727

MCs For Gala Dinner & Awards Event

Janique LeBlanc
Janique LeBlanc (click to download)
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Ron Kronstein
Ron Kronstein (click to download)
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AJAs Finalists Announced

HALIFAX, April 2, 2014 /CNW/ - The Atlantic Journalism Awards (AJAs) is pleased to announce the finalists in the 2013 competition. The finalists' names are listed in alphabetical order by first name in 27 separate categories.  The awards will be presented during the gala dinner and awards event at the Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel on Saturday, May 10, 2014. ... full story

Kronstein and LeBlanc to MC AJAs

HALIFAX, March 17, 2014 /CNW/ - Ron Kronstein, Senior Anchor of the Global Evening News for Halifax and New Brunswick, and Janique LeBlanc, Anchor for Le Téléjournal Acadie, Radio-Canada's Atlantic Television News hour, will be the Masters of Ceremonies for the Atlantic Journalism Awards. This year's event will be held at the Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel. ... full story

AJAs entries: One week left

HALIFAX , Jan. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - The Atlantic Journalism Awards announces the final call for Atlantic Canadian journalists to submit their best of 2013 print, radio, television and online news entries to the 33rd ... full story

Nominations Invited for AJAs Lifetime Achievement Award

HALIFAX, Jan. 23, 2014 /CNW/ - 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 3, 2014. full story

AJAs Deadline Approaching

HALIFAX, Jan. 20, 2013 /CNW/ - Atlantic Canadian journalists are reminded to submit their print, radio, television, online stories and images to the 33rd Atlantic Journalism Awards (AJAs). full story

AJAs Online Open

HALIFAX , Dec. 18, 2013 /CNW/ - The online entry system for the Atlantic Journalism Awards competition is now open and accepting entries for news items from 2013.. To enter in the newspaper, radio, television, ... 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 the awards ceremony and gala dinner Saturday, May 10, 2014 at the Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel.

Since the inception of the AJAs, nearly 1,100 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: (Tel) 902-425-2727; (Email) office@AJAs.ca