Canadian Magazine Industry News
30 March 2012,     HALIFAX, NS
Magazine category finalists for AJAs announced
The finalists for the Atlantic Journalism Awards have been announced.

The competition has magazine categories, including best magazine article, best cover and best profile article.


The finalists in the Atlantic Magazine Article category are A Place to Think [Carol Moreira for Nova Scotia Open to The World]; Justice Delayed [Jon Tattrie for Halifax Magazine]; The Circle of Life [Sara Jewell for Saltscapes Magazine].

Finalists for Best Cover are Atlantic Business Magazine [March 2011, The Rise of Generation Plus]; East Coast Living [Winter 2011, Back to Life]; Halifax Magazine [Oct. 2011, Going to the Big Leagues].

In Best Profile, the nods go to The Beautiful Dreaming of Wadih Fares [Alec Bruce for Atlantic Business Magazine]; Snowbird by Birth [Jack MacAndrew for Saltscapes Magazine], and Brain Candy [Jessica Burns for Halifax Magazine].

In the arts and entertainment category, open to any medium, Atlantic Business Magazine was nominated for Stage Fright by Rob Antle, while CBC Maritime Magazine was selected for Fourteen Angels by Jacques Poitras. 

A full list of finalists in all categories can be found here.

Robert Warner, editor-in-chief of Brunswick News and CBC Moncton Information Morning Host Jonna Brewer will be the MCs for the Atlantic Journalism Awards gala dinner and awards event scheduled for the Delta Fredericton on May 5. CBC television's national reporter, Ian Hanomansing, will be a guest speaker.

The Atlantic Journalism Awards is also hosting a Symposium on Journalism Education in Atlantic Canada on May 4-5, 2012 at the same venue. 
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