The Stan­dard wins three na­tional news­pa­per awards

The Victoria Standard - - Local News -

The Vic­to­ria Stan­dard re­ceived na­tional recog­ni­tion for the work of two of its con­trib­u­tors when the Cana­dian Com­mu­nity News­pa­per Awards were an­nounced on July 16. The awards are held an­nu­ally by News Me­dia Canada to “cel­e­brate the very best in com­mu­nity pub­lish­ing from across the coun­try”.

Edi­to­rial car­toon­ist Josh Kaiser re­ceived first and sec­ond prize in the Best Lo­cal Car­toon cat­e­gory (cir­cu­la­tion up to 9999) for his de­pic­tion of a crum­bling “So­cial Safety Net” (Vol 25, Iss 22) and lo­cal “Is­sues of Trans­parency” (Vol 25, Iss 18). Kaiser had pre­vi­ously been awarded Best Edi­to­rial Car­toon by News­pa­per At­lantic’s Better News­pa­pers Awards in 2017.

Man­ag­ing edi­tor and jour­nal­ist Carolyn Bar­ber re­ceived third prize in the Best Busi­ness Writ­ing (cir­cu­la­tion up to 9999) cat­e­gory for her story on com­pound­ing phar­ma­cist Gra­ham Macken­zie (“A ther­a­peu­tic al­liance” - Vol 25, Iss 23). Bar­ber was nom­i­nated for Out­stand­ing In­ves­tiga­tive Story by News­pa­pers At­lantic this year.

News Me­dia Canada rep­re­sents over 800 me­dia out­lets na­tion­ally. The Vic­to­ria Stan­dard, along with the St. Croix Courier (St. Stephen, NB), The Re­porter (Port Hawkes­bury, NS) and The Light (Tata­m­agouche, NS) were the sole At­lantic Cana­dian news­pa­pers hon­oured. CFB Hal­i­fax’s The Tri­dent won sec­ond prize for Best Cana­dian Forces Base News­pa­per.

Carolyn Bar­ber

Josh Kaiser

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