Hanomansing is AJAs guest speaker

HALIFAX, March 13, 2012 /CNW/ - The Atlantic Journalism Awards (AJAs) is pleased to announce that CBC TV's national reporter, Ian Hanomansing, will be the guest speaker at this year's Atlantic Journalism Awards. The 31st AJAs will be presented at the Delta Fredericton on Saturday, May 5, 2012.

Hanomansing  grew up in Sackville New Brunswick and began his broadcast news career at CKDH in Amherst. He combined his university studies with radio, working at CKCW and CBC in Moncton while attending Mount Allison and CHNS in Halifax while studying at Dalhousie University. He joined CBC TV in Halifax in 1986 and has worked as a reporter and anchor. In 2008, Ian won a Gemini Award for Best News Anchor.

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A symposium on journalism education will also be held during the day on May 5.

For further information:

Emily Mallard
Project Coordinator
Atlantic Journalism Awards
(902) 425-2727


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