Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Globe and Mail Wins in 9 Categories at National Newspaper Awards

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Globe and Mail Wins in 9 Categories at National Newspaper Awards

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Globe and Mail wins big at newspaper awards

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EDMONTON - The Globe and Mail won in a leading nine categories at the National Newspaper Awards on Friday and Joanna Slater of the newspaper was named 2015 Journalist of the Year for coverage of the Syrian refugee crisis in Europe.

A release from the National Newspaper Awards said judges found that Slater's reporting "allowed us to smell the fear of the dispossessed, to experience the uncertainty and heartbreak of a continent in turmoil." They called her reporting "deeply moving and memorable."

The Canadian Press and Montreal La Presse won two awards each. Eight other news organizations won one each -- the Brandon Sun, the Halifax Chronicle-Herald, the Hamilton Spectator, the Kingston Whig-Standard, the New Brunswick Telegraph Journal, the Ottawa Citizen, Postmedia and the Toronto Star.

The winners were announced at a gala dinner Friday in Edmonton.

The Globe and Mail won in a variety of categories: Arts and Entertainment, Beat Reporting, Business, International, Investigations, Long Feature, Politics, Presentation and Sports Photo. Slater, the Journalist of the Year, is a Globe foreign correspondent.

The Canadian Press won in News Feature Photo and News Photo while Montreal La Presse won in Editorials and Short Feature.

Here are the winners, as released by the National Newspaper Awards:

-Arts and Entertainment: Greg McArthur, Kate Taylor and Jacquie McNish of the Globe and Mail for coverage of philanthropic donations to the Royal Ontario Museum.

-Beat Reporting: Kathryn Blaze Baum of the Globe and Mail for coverage of indigenous communities.

-Breaking News: Ottawa Citizen team for coverage of a triple slaying.

-Business: Jacquie McNish and Niall McGee of the Globe and Mail for a look into the investigation of allegations in the online gambling industry.

-Columns: Michelle Hauser of the Kingston Whig-Standard for columns on sex education and the elderly.

-Editorial Cartooning: Bruce MacKinnon, Halifax Chronicle Herald.

-Editorials: Paul Journet of Montreal La Presse.

-Explanatory Work: Jon Wells of the Hamilton Spectator for looking inside McMaster University's anatomy lab. …

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