The finalists for the Atlantic Journalism Awards have been announced.
The competition has magazine categories, including best magazine article, best cover and best profile article.
The finalists in the Atlantic Magazine Article category are A Place to Think
[Carol Moreira for Nova Scotia Open to The World
]; Justice Delayed
[Jon Tattrie for Halifax Magazine
]; The Circle of Life
[Sara Jewell for Saltscapes Magazine
Finalists for Best Cover are Atlantic Business Magazine
[March 2011, The Rise of Generation Plus
]; East Coast Living
[Winter 2011, Back to Life
]; Halifax Magazine
[Oct. 2011, Going to the Big Leagues
In Best Profile, the nods go to The Beautiful Dreaming of Wadih Fare
s [Alec Bruce for Atlantic Business Magazine
]; Snowbird by Birth
[Jack MacAndrew for Saltscapes Magazine
], and Brain Candy
[Jessica Burns for Halifax Magazine
In the arts and entertainment category, open to any medium, Atlantic Business Magazine
was nominated for Stage Fright
by Rob Antle, while CBC Maritime Magazine
was selected for Fourteen Angels
by Jacques Poitras.
A full list of finalists in all categories can be found here
Robert Warner, editor-in-chief of Brunswick News
Moncton Information Morning Host Jonna Brewer will be the MCs for the Atlantic Journalism Awards gala dinner and awards event scheduled for the Delta Fredericton on May 5. CBC
television's national reporter, Ian Hanomansing, will be a guest speaker.
The Atlantic Journalism Awards is also hosting a Symposium on Journalism Education
in Atlantic Canada on May 4-5, 2012 at the same venue.