National Newspaper Awards

The National Newspaper Awards (French: Concours canadien de journalisme) are prizes awarded annually for the best work in Canadian newspapers.[1][2][3][4]

The awards were first given in 1949 by the Toronto Press Club, which ran the awards until 1989. They are now given by an independent board of governors and administered from the offices of the Canadian Newspaper Association in Toronto.

There are currently 22 award categories: Breaking News; Investigations; Presentation; Sports; Business; Politics; Long Feature Writing; Multimedia Feature; Short Feature Writing; Columns; Editorial Writing; Arts and Entertainment; Editorial Cartooning; Special Project; News Feature Photography; Spot News Photography; Sports Photography; Feature Photography; International Reporting; Explanatory Journalism; and Local Reporting (for newspapers under 30,000 circulation).


  1. Andrews, Phil (January 14, 2006). "Awards fever hits the newsroom". The Guelph Mercury. Guelph, Ont. p. A.2. Retrieved 17 January 2010.
  2. "Globe and Mail big winner at National Newspaper Awards". CBC News. May 23, 2009. Retrieved 17 January 2010.
  3. "Star wins two National Newspaper Awards". The Toronto Star. May 9, 2008. Retrieved 17 January 2010.
  4. Williams, Julia (March 2004). "And the winner is...". Ryerson Review of Journalism. ISSN 0838-0651. Retrieved 17 January 2010.

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