The Surrey Now-Leader is nominated for Newspaper Excellence and three other awards in an annual contest among B.C. & Yukon Community NewsMedia Association member publications.
The BCYCNA’s “Ma Murray” award nominations are posted on the website bccommunitynews.com ahead of a May 14 gala planned at Richmond’s River Rock Casino.
The KPU-sponsored awards are for Newspaper Excellence, Writing, Photography, Digital, Advertising and Other categories.
The Now-Leader is a finalist for the Newspaper Excellence award in competition among the largest publications in the B.C./Yukon region (Category G), along with Tri-City News and Richmond News.
Now-Leader reporter Tom Zillich is a finalist in the Feature Video Award category for “Merkules Comes Home,” along with Sean Feagan of Campbell River Mirror and Laurie Tritschler of Grand Forks Gazette.
The BCYCNA represents close to 100 publications in B.C. and the Yukon.