Journal wins 17 awards

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The Anglican Journal won a total of 17 awards at two recent national and international church press conventions.

The Canadian Church Press (CCP) recognized the Journal with three first place awards at its May 1-3 convention in Cambridge, Ont. The Associated Church Press (ACP) honoured the newspaper with one Award of Excellence (first place) at its April 20-23 convention in Dallas/Fort Worth.

Two diocesan newspapers received CCP awards: Crosstalk, the newspaper of the diocese of Ottawa, won third place in the General Excellence/Regional newspaper category and third place in colour photo. Dialogue,  diocese of Ontario, won second place in the Column (newspaper) category.

The CCP is an association of more than 80 Canadian religious publications. ACP has about 200 members in the U.S. and Canada.

The honours:

First Place/ Award of Excellence

Canadian Church Press

Feature Layout and Design (Newspaper)

– Art director Saskia Rowley, Living the Christmas Story, December 2007.
Media Review – Contributors Warren Kinsella, Hugh McCullum, Jamie Howison, John Arkelian and staff writer Solange De Santis.
Colour photo (Newspaper) – Jim Arnold for A prayerful pause, Sept. 2007.

Associated Church Press

Newspaper Design (Entire issue) – Ms. Rowley, May, October, November.

Second Place/Award of Merit

Canadian Church Press

General Excellence/National newspaper

Editorial or Opinion Piece (Newspaper):

Editor Leanne Larmondin for Communications must be transparent, timely and accurate, December 2007.
Biographical Profile (Newspaper) – staff writer Marites Sison, for a profile of Archbishop Andrew Hutchison, May 2007.
Colour photo spread (Newspaper) – Ms. Rowley, The Darfur Response, October 2007.
Letters to the editor – November and December 2007.

Associated Church Press

Best in Class/National or International newspaper
Newspaper design (Spread or Story) – Ms. Rowley, The Darfur Response.

Third Place/Honourable Mention

Canadian Church Press

Feature

– Ms. Sison, Churches turn over new leaf, July 2007.
Layout and Design of an edition (Newspaper) – Ms. Rowley, Oct. 2007.

Associated Church Press

Editorial or opinion piece (Newspaper):
Ms. Larmondin, December 2007.
News story: Ms. Sison for National native bishop named, February 2007.
Letters to the editor: Ms. Larmondin, December 2007.
Seasonal article: Living the Christmas Story, December 2007.

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