‘Now’ is up for two provincial newspaper awards

Tom Zillich, Amy Reid and Beau Simpson named as finalists in 2016 Ma Murray Community Newspaper Awards.

  • Mar. 3, 2016 6:00 p.m.

The Now has been named a finalist in two categories for the 2016 Ma Murray Community Newspaper Awards.

SURREY — Three Now journalists have been named as finalists in the 2016 Ma Murray Community Newspaper Awards.

The awards recognize the best in reporting, photography, online journalism, advertising and community contribution across B.C. and the Yukon.

Tom Zillich is a finalist for the Environmental Initiative category for his story on Zaklan Heritage Farm. You can read his story by clicking here.

In the Online Innovation category, Amy Reid and Beau Simpson are finalists for their interactive online map that detailed Surrey’s rash of shootings during 2015’s drug turf war. You can see the map by clicking here.

Winners are announced May 7 at River Rock Casino in Richmond.

Click here to see a complete list of Black Press finalists throughout B.C.

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