CANADIAN ETHNIC MEDIA ASSOCIATION

Voices of Canada

CEMA 41ST ANNIVERSARY WINNERS

The 41st Annual Canadian Ethnic Media Awards Gala, took place Friday, November 15, 2019, at the Holiday Inn Toronto – Yorkdale, and was a night to remember for its many moments of joyful celebration, fond memories, and warm fellowship among members. The awards presentation for journalistic excellence brought a fulsome and diverse range of winners before a packed house to accept their plaques for best of show in each of these categories:  For articles written about the event, click here.

The CEMA Excellence in Journalism Awards are highly respected within the industry because of their juried appraisal and selection methodology. A panel of media specialists, from all aspects of news gathering, production and dissemination screen each entry with an eye to good storytelling and a nod to Canadian content and sensibility, within the context of the country’s multicultural communities.

The judges this year were: Jules Elder, Averill Maroun, Pauline Tong, Bill Yancoff and Madeline Ziniak.

To learn more about the recipients, please click on their thumbnails to learn more about their award winning projects and to watch their acceptance speech.

AWARDS

JEAN AUGUSTINE

THE SEIRHEY KHMARA ZINIAK AWARD 2019

RANDY VANDERSTARREN

INNOVATION

DORA KONOMI

PODCAST

Lydia Sun/Paul Nguyen

INTERNET

AREF MOHAMMADI

DOCUMENTARY – FILM

HUNSDEEP RANGAR

RADIO

GERTRUDE NGOZI UGOH

PRINT

ERICK NETTEL, KARENE NETTEL AND SARAH BRODIE

TELEVISION – DOCUMENTARY