The Review has been nominated for a Ma Murray Community Newspaper award for the second year in a row.
The Ma Murray awards celebrate excellence amongst the organization’s member newspapers in B.C. and the Yukon, recognizing all aspects of the newspaper industry
The Review’s news team of Tammy Sparkes and Steve Arstad was selected as a finalist in the sports photo, under 25,000 category this year for a photo taken at the Keremeos Elks Rodeo in May last year.
The Review placed third in the Investigative Journalism category last year for a series of articles that described issues facing migrant Mexican workers in the Similkameen valley.
This year’s nomination marks the fourth time the Review has been to the Ma Murray awards.
The Penticton Western, another local Black Press newspaper, was also selected in two categories.
Publisher Mark Walker was chosen along with co-author Cameron Bower for their entry as one of the top three in the Port Metro Vancouver Website and Online Innovation category for their work on the interactiveguides.ca project.
Also named as a finalist was Western News photographer Mark Brett for his submission in the black and white feature photo category (over 25,000 circulation).
The 2013 awards will be presented at a special event at the River Rock Casino in Richmond on April 20.