Spencer Colby

By Jena Lynde-Smith

Two Carleton Journalism and Communication students have been awarded 2022 Emerge Media Awards.

The annual awards, sponsored and hosted by the University of Guelph-Humber in Toronto, celebrate and showcase the achievements of Canadian postsecondary students in journalism, photography, graphic design and communications disciplines.

Isaac Phan Nay

Spencer Colby, a fourth-year Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies student, won first place in the photojournalism category for his piece 2021: A Year in Review. Colby is a Photo Editor at The Charlatan Newspaper and Freelance Photojournalist. No stranger to winning, he also took home this award in 2021.

Isaac Phan Nay, a third-year Bachelor of Journalism student, won second place in the Written Word: Feature story category. His piece, Paved Paradise: The fate of the Kilborn Allotment Gardens spoke to the plan to pave over one of Ottawa’s community gardens.

Eight more journalism students were given honorable mentions:

Written Word: Editorial or Column

Janson Duench (BJ), The worst has passed for Ottawa’s LRT, now it’s time to reap the benefits, The Charlatan

Written Word: News Story

Morgana Adby & Sember Woods, Ontario nursing shortage could worsen as many young nurses now say they want out: surveyCapital Current

Pippa Norman (BJ), Local artist showcases toadstools in street art treasure hunt, The Charlatan

Video Documentary

Safiyah Marhnouj (BJ) & Emma Jackson (BJ), Whose Holidays?The 25th Hour

Multimedia Production

Jonathan Got (MJ) & Morgane Wauquier (MJ), Canada-U.S border community reflects on the impact of frontier restrictions, longs for return to binational normalCapital Current

Eleven Carleton Journalism and Communication students were named finalists for the Emerge Media Awards. See the full list here.

Wednesday, April 20, 2022 in , ,
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