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Big Winners at the Canon Media Awards 2014

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9 May 2014 – under strict embargo until 10.30pm

Big Winners at the Canon Media Awards 2014

The big stories of 2013 including illegal spying by the GCSB, the Len Brown affair and dramatic coverage of Wellington's earthquakes were recognised in many of the major accolades handed out at the Canon Media Awards in Auckland on Friday night.

The Dominion Post won the coveted Canon Newspaper of the Year title – which is chosen from the top metropolitan daily and weekly newspapers, regional and community titles – and also took out the metropolitan Newspaper of the Year award (plus 30,000 circulation).

The national journalism awards are a beacon of excellence for newspapers, magazines and digital media, and this year marks a 40-year milestone for the awards. A record 525 industry members and guests attended the ceremony to celebrate this success.

In the regional newspaper category, for papers with a circulation of less than 30,000, the Whangarei-based Northern Advocate took top honours, while the award for Best Weekly Newspaper went to the Weekend Herald. The North Shore Times was judged Best Community Newspaper, while Auckland’s Metro won Best Newsstand Magazine.

In the digital awards, stuff.co.nz won Best News Site while Yahoo NZ was declared the Best Website overall.

Groundbreaking scoops dominated newspaper writing awards. Fairfax Media’s political reporter Andrea Vance was crowned Reporter of the Year, with Tony Wall of the Sunday Star-Times taking out Feature Writer of the Year. 2


Metro’s Steve Braunias was crowned the Magazine Feature Writer of the Year, while also receiving accolades for his work as a crime and justice writer and columnist. Jane Clifton of the New Zealand Listener was judged Columnist of the Year with Cameron Slater taking the award for Best Blog on the strength of Whale Oil’s Len Brown scoop.

The New Zealand Herald’s Rod Emmerson and Richard Robinson were judged Cartoonist and Press Photographer of the Year respectively.

Yusuke Mizoguchi, Managing Director of Canon New Zealand, explains the awards continue to be a fantastic celebration of New Zealand’s media industry.

“It is a pleasure to continue to support the industry, recognise the outstanding work that has been produced over the last year and commend the hugely talented and passionate people that form New Zealand’s media landscape,” said Mizoguchi.

For the full list of award recipients please refer to the category winners found below.

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About Canon

Canon is the world’s leading imaging brand that actively inspires with imaginative ideas that enable people to connect, communicate and achieve more than they thought possible through imaging solutions for business and consumers. Canon has ranked among the top-four US patent recipients* for the past 19 years, and had global revenues of around $US45 billion in 2010. Canon New Zealand also operates Canon Finance New Zealand which offers one-stop shopping for customers wanting leasing or finance services. For more information, visit www.canon.co.nz, www.twitter.com/canonNZ, www.facebook.com/canonnewzealand

* Based on weekly patent counts issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office

CANON MEDIA AWARDS WINNERS LIST 2014 Category Winner
Photography
Press Photographer of the Year Richard Robinson – The New Zealand Herald
Junior Press Photographer of the Year Alden Williams - The Nelson Mail
Best News Picture Craig Simcox - The Dominion Post
Best Sports Picture Iain McGregor - The Press
Best Portrait Hannah Johnston - Getty
Best Feature Photo Stephen Parker - Rotorua Daily Post
Best Photo Essay/Slideshow Brett Phibbs – The New Zealand Herald
Online
Best Digital Breaking News Coverage nzherald.co.nz
Best Innovation in Multimedia Storytelling Stuff.co.nz - Lost in the Long White Cloud
Best Innovation in New Technologies Viva - The New Zealand Herald
Best Digital Community Interaction The Wellington Report - The Dominion Post
Best Video Mike Scott – Waikato Times/stuff.co.nz
Best Blog Cameron Slater – Whale Oil
Best News site stuff.co.nz
Best Website Yahoo NZ
Magazines
Best Newsstand Magazine Metro
Best Trade/Professional Magazine New Zealand Doctor
Best Magazine Design Taste
Best Magazine Cover HOME
Magazine Feature Writer of the Year Steve Braunias - Metro
Magazine Feature Writer Business and Politics Rebecca Macfie – New Zealand Listener
Magazine Feature Writer Crime and Justice Steve Braunias - Metro
Magazine Feature Writer Health and Education Catherine Woulfe – New Zealand Listener
Magazine Feature Writer Science and Environment Mike White – North & South
Magazine Feature Writer Arts and Entertainment Duncan Greive - Metro
Magazine Feature Writer Sport Duncan Greive - Metro
Magazine Feature Writer General Amanda Cropp – North & South
Newspapers
Canon Newspaper of the Year The Dominion Post
Newspaper of the Year (plus 30,000 circulation) The Dominion Post
Newspaper of the Year (up to 30,000 circulation) Northern Advocate
Weekly Newspaper of the Year Weekend Herald
Community Newspaper of the Year North Shore Times
Best Newspaper Design The New Zealand Herald
Best Newspaper Inserted Magazine Time Out - The New Zealand Herald
Reporter of the Year Andrea Vance - Fairfax political bureau
Junior Reporter of the Year Sam Boyer - The Dominion Post
Regional/Community Reporter of the Year Sandra Conchie - Bay of Plenty Times
Reporter Politics Andrea Vance - Fairfax political bureau
Reporter Business Duncan Bridgeman - National Business Review
Reporter Crime and Justice Anna Leask – The New Zealand Herald
Reporter Health and Education David Fisher - The New Zealand Herald

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