2022 Canadian Community Newspaper Awards

2021 Premier Awards - Best Multimedia Breaking News Coverage ( Circulation up to 1499,Circulation 1500 to 3999,Circulation 4000 to 6499,Circulation 6500 to 9999,Circulation 10000 to 12499,Circulation 12500 to 17499,Circulation 17500 and over) Back

  • Place Name: First Place
    Contestant Name: Capital News (Kelowna, BC)
    Entry Title: Multiple deaths reported after ‘catastrophic’ crane collapse in Kelowna
    Entry Credit: PAULA TRAN, Jen Zielinski, MICHAEL RODRIGUEZ
    Judge Comment: This is an impressive package of reporting with a multi-platform perspective and use of social media in mind.
  • Place Name: Second Place
    Contestant Name: Okotoks Western Wheel (Okotoks, AB)
    Entry Title: Okotoks Western Wheel-Best Multimedia Breaking News
    Entry Credit: Lauryn Heintz, Brent Calver
    Judge Comment: A solid visual and local way into the important subject of sexual harassment in schools that would have benefited from more perspectives.
  • Place Name: Third Place
    Contestant Name: Cowichan Valley Citizen (Duncan, BC)
    Entry Title: 5 halls, Forest Service douse Maple Bay fire
    Entry Credit: Sarah Simpson, Kevin Rothbauer, Andrea Rondeau
    Judge Comment: Solid teamwork was used for this story that has a clear multi-platform/social media approach.
  • Competition Comment: The quality of reporting in this category was impressive, and there was clear through into the multi-media approach to breaking news coverage.