Compass recognized with a pair of national awards
The Compass picked up a pair of national awards this morning when standing finalists were announced for the Canadian Community Newspaper Awards.
First, journalist Melissa Jenkins was named second standing finalist in the best feature series category for papers with circulation up to 3,999 for her stories ‘One Man’s Addiction’ and ‘An Uphill Battle.’
Jenkins’ series takes a hard look at the struggles one man has with addiction and what he is doing to prevent a future lapse, as well the challenges recovering addicts face accessing the province’s methadone program.
Meanwhile, The Compass was recognized for its sports coverage for papers with circulation up to 3,999 as it was named third standing finalist in that category.
The Trinity-Conception-Placentia region has a rich sporting identity with hundreds of athletes participating in a variety of sports. The award reflects the paper’s goal to provide the best sports coverage it can.
The awards were among the 11 standing finalist nods received by TC Media papers in various categories.