Com­pass ed­i­tor fi­nal­ist for out­stand­ing jour­nal­ist

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Com­pass ed­i­tor Terry Roberts is one of three fi­nal­ists in the run­ning for the out­stand­ing jour­nal­ist award at the up­com­ing 2013 News­pa­pers At­lantic bet­ter news­pa­pers com­pe­ti­tion.

The fi­nal­ists were an­nounced by News­pa­pers At­lantic on Fri­day, andthe award re­cip­i­ents will be an­nounced at the or­ga­ni­za­tion’s 41st an­nual con­fer­ence in Hal­i­fax on May 11.

It’s one of six nominations re­ceived by The Com­pass, the weekly news­pa­per­ing serv­ing the Trin­ity Con­cep­tion re­gion. In all, the 14 weekly news­pa­pers in this province owned by TC Me­dia re­ceived 26 nominations.

Also nom­i­nated in the out­stand­ing jour­nal­ist cat­e­gory are Belle Hat­field of the Yar­mouth Coun­try Van­guard and Ash­ley Thompson of the Wind­sor Hants Jour­nal. Both pa­pers are lo­cated in Nova Sco­tia.

Jour­nal­ists at some 70 news­pa­pers through­out At­lantic Canada were el­i­gi­ble for the award.

Roberts has been ed­i­tor at The Com­pass for just un­der three years, and has worked as a jour­nal­ist in this province since 1991.

Ni­cholas Mercer

Roberts is also a fi­nal­ist in the cat­e­gories of best na­tional ed­i­to­rial and best re­sources story, while re­porter/pho­tog­ra­pher Ni­cholas Mercer is a fi­nal­ist in the cate-

Bill Bow­man

gories of best photo es­say and best spe­cialty col­umn.

Long­time Com­pass em­ployee Bill Bow­man is also a nom­i­nee in the cat­e­gory of best lo­cal ed­i­to­rial.

Terry Roberts

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