CBC New Brunswick picks up 9 Atlantic Journalism Award nods
English and French-language supperhour newscasts both nominated for Best TV Newscast
CBC New Brunswick journalists have picked up nine nominations in the 2014 Atlantic Journalism Awards, including Best Information News Radio Program and Best TV and Radio newscasts.
New Brunswick-based journalists working for the CBC's French-language service, ICI Radio-Canada Acadie, have an additional four nominations.
The nominations for individual journalists includes Rachel Cave in the TV Enterprise Reporting category for "Not Working," Michael Richard LeBlanc in the Commentary category for "Private Dick from Nackawic," and Nicolas Steinbach in the TV Enterprise Reporting for "L'aventure américaine du schiste."
The Radio Feature Writing category is dominated by CBC New Brunswick and ICI Radio-Canada Acadie journalists.
Gavin Simms is nominated in that category for "Redemption Story," while Myfanwy Davies and Christina Harnett are nominated for "Remembering Christopher: Every Day is Remembrance Day."
The remaining Radio Feature Writing nomination went to Marie-Élaine Cloutier for "Se libérer des armes par l'art."
Video journalist Matthew Bingley has two nominations. One is in the TV Feature Writing category for "Deer Island Filipinos" and the other is in the Video Journalist category for his body of work.
Phillip Grenier, a video journalist for ICI Radio-Canada Acadie, is also nominated in the Video Journalist category.
Four teams of journalists and producers are nominated as well.
Myfanwy Davies, Terry Seguin, Kevin Shaw, Shaun Waters and Angela Chang are nominated for Best Information News Radio Program for "The LaPierre Scandal."
The Saint John newsroom is nominated for Best Radio Newscast for Information Morning Saint John 7:30 News.
Both the English and French-language supperhour newscasts — CBC News: New Brunswick at Six and Téléjournal Acadie — are nominated for Best TV Newscast.
The Atlantic Journalism Awards will be handed out May 10 at the Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel.