HALIFAX, March 17, 2015 /CNW/ - The Atlantic Journalism Awards (www.AJAs.ca) is pleased to announce that Marine Atlantic (www.marine-atlantic.ca) has joined with the AJAs and other partners to recognize and honour journalistic excellence in Atlantic Canada. Marine Atlantic will also provide a scholarship to a student enrolled in the journalism program of the College of the North Atlantic in Stephenville NL.
Marine Atlantic is a federal crown corporation with a fleet of four vessels providing year round ferry service between Newfoundland and Labrador and Nova Scotia. With its head office in St. John's, NL, Marine Atlantic vessels sail year-round from Port aux Basques, NL to North Sydney, NS and provide a seasonal service between Argentia, NL to North Sydney, NS.
The Atlantic Journalism Awards is in its 34th year of honouring journalistic excellence in Atlantic Canada through a juried competition in 28 categories including newspapers, magazines, radio, television and online journalism. The presentation of the AJAs awards will be made during a gala dinner and awards event at the Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel on Saturday, May 9, 2015. For tickets go to www.AJAs.ca and click on tickets.
SOURCE Atlantic Journalism Awards