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Jack Webster Award Submissions

THE 2020 CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS IS NOW OPEN. DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS IS MIDNIGHT OCTOBER 18th, 2020.

NEW - This year a fee of $25.00 for each submission will be charged. Please have your credit card ready to pay.

Deadline

Deadline October 18th, 2020 at 12:00 Midnight, Pacific Daylight Time.

ELIGIBILITY

BC-based journalists reporting for and published/aired by BC news organizations on stories for BC audiences are eligible to enter the Jack Webster Awards. Such journalists reporting in departments including news, sports, arts, business, etc. should enter their best work into the appropriate news, feature, community, commentary or digital categories or defined categories such as business, science or legal reporting.

Entries published or aired between June 1, 2019 and May 31, 2020 are eligible.

Entries may be submitted by a journalist or team of journalists working in print, radio/audio/podcasts, TV/Video, and digital media.

For team entries the majority of journalists must be BC-based and all must state the city/town & province from which they work.

What You Should Know

Award Categories

Please click here to view the award categories and their descriptions.

Please include in your submission:

Technical Guidelines

Before you complete your Awards Submission, we recommend that you review the Technical Guidelines in order to prepare the media file (print, audio, video, or online) that you are required to upload prior to the submission deadline.

If uploading your submission is not possible, please contact the Jack Webster Foundation office for assistance.

Frequently Asked Questions

If you have any further questions, please visit the Frequently Asked Questions page on the Jack Webster Foundation webite.