Last night in Halifax the Atlantic Journalism Awards were announced. In the categories exclusive to magazines, Saltscapes took the prize for Best Cover for “Million Dollar Legs” (Jan/Feb 2012).
The award for Best Profile Article went to Herald Magazine (“Graham Day,” by John DeMont).
And the award for Best Atlantic Magazine Article went to Progress Magazine (“To the Manor Born,” by Marjorie Simmins).
In the general print categories, Atlantic Business Magazine won for Arts & Entertainment (“Six Men, Two Dories and the North Atlantic,” by Stephen Kimber).
In addition to the awards open to all print, broadcast and online media in Atlantic Canada, the AJAs also bestowed a number of student awards:
PROVINCE OF NOVA SCOTIA SCHOLARSHIP
Georgena Holley, Nova Scotia Community College, Dartmouth
BELLALIANT PRIX D’EXCELLENCE EN JOURNALISME
Danielle Bilodeau, Université de Moncton
ATLANTIC LOTTERY CORPORATION ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Khairunnisa Intiar, St. Thomas University
EMERA ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Natascia Lypny, University of King’s College
NALCOR ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Flavio Nienow, College of the North Atlantic
AJAs STUDENT PRIZE OF EXCELLENCE
Geordie Carragher, Holland College
CNW GROUP PRIZE OF EXCELLENCE
Blair Barrington, Nova Scotia Community College
AJAs STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Brad Perry, New Brunswick Community College