‘Surrey Now’ team wins six national awards

The team has also won seven North American journalism awards and received two provincial nominations

  • Apr. 15, 2016 5:00 p.m.

The 'Now' team has won six national awards. This comes on the heels of winning seven North American journalism awards and receiving two provincial nominations.

SURREY — The team at the ‘Now’ has won six national awards.

This comes on the heels of the newspaper receiving seven North American journalism awards and receiving two provincial nominations.

In the 2016 Canadian Community Newspaper Awards the ‘Now’ placed second in its circulation for Best All-Around Newspaper.

Editor Beau Simpson and reporter Amy Reid took first place in the Best News Story Category for their in-depth article ‘How many witnesses do you need?’ (pictured) in the midst of the 2015 Surrey shooting spree.

Their feature also included an interactive online map, which took home third place in the Best Multimedia Feature.

Simpson also took second place in the Best Historical Story category for his piece on his grandmother titled ‘She left her beloved England for true love.’

Click here to read his story.

The Now also took home third place in the Best Holiday Edition category.

Click here to see the edition.

Finally, the Now also placed third in the Best Front Page Category.

Click here to read the full list of winners in the 2016 Canadian Community Newspaper Awards.

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