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  • Apr 24, 2017

    The Atlantic Journalism Awards (AJAs) is proud to announce that Gary MacDougall of Prince Edward Island is this year's recipient of the AJAs Lifetime Achievement Award. The award is presented to...

  • Apr 19, 2017

    All entries for the 2016 AJAs competition are available for the general public to view, hear or read online at www.ajas.ca (click on the yellow button on the homepage). Support your local or...

  • Mar 27, 2017

    The Atlantic Journalism Awards (AJAs) is pleased to announce the finalists in the 2016 competition. The finalists' names are listed in alphabetical order by first name. The gold and silver awards...

  • Mar 8, 2017

    Lynn Burry, senior producer and co-host of NTV Evening Newshour, and Anthony Germain host of CBC St. John's Morning Show, will be the Masters of Ceremonies for the Atlantic Journalism Awards. This...

  • Jan 30, 2017

    The Atlantic Journalism Awards is seeking nominations for its Lifetime Achievement Award. Any individual who has demonstrated a career of journalistic excellence in Atlantic Canada may be...

  • Jan 25, 2017

    Atlantic Canadian journalists are reminded that the absolute deadline for submissions to the 36th Atlantic Journalism Awards is midnight on Wednesday, February 1, 2017. Entries are welcomed for 28...

  • Jan 19, 2017

    The Atlantic Journalism Awards announces that Fortis Inc.; Oceanex; Roebothan, MacKay and Marshall; Cougar Helicopters; International Association of Business Communicators and Destination St....

  • Jan 18, 2017

    Atlantic Canadian journalists are reminded to submit their print, radio, television, online stories and images to the 36th Atlantic Journalism Awards (AJAs). Category descriptions, and other...

  • Jan 11, 2017

    The Atlantic Journalism Awards is seeking nominations for its Lifetime Achievement Award. Any individual who has demonstrated a career of journalistic excellence in Atlantic Canada may be...

  • Jan 5, 2017

    Atlantic Canadian journalists are reminded to submit their print, radio, television, online stories and images to the 36th Atlantic Journalism Awards (AJAs). Category descriptions and other...

  • Dec 1, 2016

    The online entry system for the Atlantic Journalism Awards (AJAs) competition is now open and is accepting entries for news items from 2016. Many of the categories now allow online entries. To...

  • Sep 26, 2016

    The Atlantic Journalism Awards (AJAs) welcomes the public to join us to celebrate excellence in journalism from Atlantic Canada at this year's Atlantic Journalism Awards Gala Awards Reception in...

  • May 24, 2016

    The Atlantic Journalism Awards has announced that the AJAs gala awards show held in Halifax on May 7, 2016 is available for viewing on the AJAs website. Viewers can watch the show by going to...

  • May 7, 2016

    A celebration of excellence in Atlantic Canadian journalism was held tonight during the 35th Atlantic Journalism Awards, at the Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel. The gold and silver awards were...

  • May 6, 2016

    Members of the media are invited to attend a public forum presented by the Atlantic Journalism Awards, featuring Egyptian-Canadian award-winning journalist and author Mohamed Fahmy. Following the...

  • May 6, 2016

    Egyptian-Canadian award-winning journalist and author Mohamed Fahmy will be featured in a public forum at 2 PM on May 7, 2016 at CBC TV, 1840 Bell Road, Halifax, NS, presented by the Atlantic...

  • Apr 22, 2016

    The Atlantic Journalism Awards is proud to announce that Norma Lee MacLeod of CBC Nova Scotia is this year's recipient of the AJAs Lifetime Achievement Award. The award is presented to an...

  • Apr 14, 2016

    Atlantic Journalism Awards (AJAs) is pleased to announce this year's student award winners. Each year independent panels of judges, armed with various selection criteria, review submissions from...

  • Apr 12, 2016

    All entries for the 2015 AJAs competition are available for the general public to view, hear or read online at www.ajas.ca (top of home page). Support your local or favourite journalist by sharing...

  • Apr 11, 2016

    The Atlantic Journalism Awards (www.AJAs.ca) is pleased to announce that CWA/SCA Canada has joined with the AJAs and other partners to recognize and honour journalistic excellence in Atlantic...

  • Mar 31, 2016

    Egyptian-Canadian award-winning journalist and author Mohamed Fahmy, will be the guest speaker at the Atlantic Journalism Awards gala dinner and awards show. The event will be held on Saturday...

  • Mar 29, 2016

    The Atlantic Journalism Awards (AJAs) is pleased to announce the finalists in the 2015 competition. The finalists' names are listed in alphabetical order by first name. The awards will be...

  • Mar 10, 2016

    Janique Leblanc, anchor « Le Téléjournal Acadie », Radio-Canada's Atlantic Television News hour and Michael de Adder, freelance cartoonist, will be the Masters of Ceremonies for the Atlantic...

  • Jan 25, 2016

    Journalists in Atlantic Canada have one week remaining to enter their best 2015 stories and images in the Atlantic Journalism Awards competition. The online entry system closes at midnight next...

  • Jan 19, 2016

    The Atlantic Journalism Awards is seeking nominations for its Lifetime Achievement Award. Any individual who has demonstrated a career of journalistic excellence in Atlantic Canada may be...

  • Jan 6, 2016

    The Atlantic Journalism Awards is inviting journalists in Atlantic Canada to enter their best stories and images from the 2015 news year in the AJAs' 35th juried competition. Online entries are...

  • Dec 1, 2015

    The online entry system for the Atlantic Journalism Awards (AJAs) competition is now open and is accepting entries for news items from 2015. Many of the categories now allow online entries. To...

  • Nov 24, 2015

    The Atlantic Journalism Awards (AJAs) has announced the addition of a new category, the Best Community Newspaper News Story. The award will honour Atlantic Canadian community newspapers and their...

  • Nov 18, 2015

    The Atlantic Journalism Awards is pleased to announce that Glenn Deir, former CBC reporter/producer in St. John's NL is the new Chair of the AJAs Board of Directors. Glenn's journalism experience...

  • May 27, 2015

    The Atlantic Journalism Awards has announced that the AJAs gala awards show held in Halifax on May 9, 2015 is available for screening on the AJAs website. Viewers can access the site by going to...

  • May 9, 2015

    A celebration of excellence in Atlantic Canadian journalism was held tonight during the 34th Atlantic Journalism Awards, at the Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel. The gold and silver awards were...

  • Apr 22, 2015

    Atlantic Journalism Awards (AJAs) is pleased to announce this year's student award winners. Each year independent panels of judges, armed with various selection criteria, review submissions from...

  • Apr 21, 2015

    The Atlantic Journalism Awards is proud to announce that William R. Callahan is this year's recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award. The award is presented to an individual who has...

  • Apr 16, 2015

    The Atlantic Journalism Awards (www.AJAs.ca) is pleased to announce that CN (TSX:CNR) (NYSE:CNI) has joined with the AJAs and other partners to recognize and honour journalistic excellence in...

  • Apr 7, 2015

    Michel Cormier, Executive Director News and Current Affairs, French Services at Radio-Canada, will be the guest speaker at the Atlantic Journalism Awards gala dinner and awards show. The event...

  • Mar 31, 2015

    The Atlantic Journalism Awards (AJAs) is pleased to announce the finalists in the 2014 competition. The finalists' names are listed in alphabetical order by first name. The awards will be...

  • Mar 17, 2015

    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...

  • Mar 10, 2015

    Patrick Brethour, Editor-in-Chief for Brunswick News and Preston Mulligan, journalist and host in Halifax for CBC will be the Masters of Ceremonies for the Atlantic Journalism Awards. This year's...

  • Mar 3, 2015

    ICI Radio-Canada Acadie has joined the Atlantic Journalism Awards as a Media Partner. The Atlantic Journalism Awards enters its 34th year of celebrating the region's best journalism. ICI...

  • Feb 4, 2015

    The Atlantic Journalism Awards announced today that Stirling Communications International which owns and operates NTV- Canada's Superstation (www.ntv.ca), CHOZ FM (www.ozfm.com) and The...

  • Jan 26, 2015

    Atlantic Canadian journalists are reminded that the absolute deadline for submissions to the 34th Atlantic Journalism Awards is Monday, February 2, 2015. Entries are welcomed for 29 different...

  • Jan 22, 2015

    The Atlantic Journalism Awards has announced that Newzulu Canada (www.newzulu.ca) has joined the AJAs as a Media Partner. Newzulu has a global community of 150k citizen and professional...

  • Jan 20, 2015

    Atlantic Canadian journalists are reminded to submit their print, radio, television, online stories and images to the 34th Atlantic Journalism Awards (AJAs). Category descriptions, and other...

  • Jan 13, 2015

    The Atlantic Journalism Awards is seeking nominations for its Lifetime Achievement Award. Any individual who has demonstrated a career of journalistic excellence in Atlantic Canada may be...

  • Jan 6, 2015

    Stirling Communication International and Newzulu lend support for the Atlantic region's primary journalism competition. Atlantic Journalism Awards enters its 34th year of celebrating the region's...

  • Dec 1, 2014

    The online entry system for the Atlantic Journalism Awards (AJAs) competition is now open and accepting entries for news items from 2014. Many of the categories now accept online only entries. To...

  • Oct 28, 2014

    The Atlantic Journalism Awards is encouraging journalists in the region to save their best stories and images for this year's AJAs competition. The AJAs online entry system will open for entries...

  • May 10, 2014

    A celebration of excellence in Atlantic Canadian journalism was held tonight during the 33rd Atlantic Journalism Awards, at the Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel. The gold and silver awards were...

  • Apr 22, 2014

    The Atlantic Journalism Awards is proud to announce that Christine Morris is this year's recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award. The award is presented to an individual who has demonstrated a...

  • Apr 14, 2014

    Adrienne Arsenault, Correspondent with the CBC's The National, will be the guest speaker at the Atlantic Journalism Awards gala dinner and awards show. The event will be held on Saturday evening...

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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 Bill Skerrett at the AJAs office: (Tel) 902-425-2727; (Email) office@AJAs.ca