AJAs Seeks Lifetime Achiever

HALIFAX, Jan. 22 /CNW/ - The Atlantic Journalism Awards is seeking nominations for its new Lifetime Achievement Award. Nominations for an individual or news organization who has demonstrated a lifetime of achievement to journalism excellence in Atlantic Canada, can be submitted up to the postmarked closing date of Friday, January 29, 2010.

Nominations for this award can be submitted by anyone to the AJAs. A letter highlighting why the individual or news organization should be honoured with the award, in addition to other supporting material, should be included with the nomination.

The award will be presented at a gala dinner and awards show on Saturday, May 8, 2010, at the Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel in Halifax, NS.

Complete details of the Lifetime Achievement Award entry rules and regulations can be found at www.AJAs.ca, click category definitions, or by calling (902) 425-2727. For daily updates, follow the AJAs on Twitter and join its Facebook group.

For further information: Annette LeBlanc, Project Coordinator, Atlantic Journalism Awards, (902) 425-2727, office@AJAs.ca; www.AJAs.ca


The Atlantic Journalism Awards has been a continuous annual celebration of journalistic excellence and achievement in Atlantic Canada since 1981. It is now managed by a volunteer industry board of directors representing print and broadcast news organizations. Contact the AJAs office (Email) office@AJAs.ca