In June 2012, I was named the first-ever recipient of the Michener-Deacon Fellowship for journalism education by the Michener Foundation.
The Michener Awards annually recognize journalism excellence in the name of public service in Canada. It was a huge honour to receive this Fellowship, which was presented on behalf of the Foundation by Governor General David Johnston.
Continue reading The Michener Deacon Fellowship
The amazing folks at the Michener Awards Foundation have recognized the importance of journalism education, and created a Michener-Deacon Fellowship this year that allows for a ‘journalist-in-residence’ at a journalism school in Canada.
More amazing is that I’ve won it.
I’ve had a few people ask me what exactly I’ll be studying/researching/teaching about community journalism at Carleton University from January to May 2013. So, I decided to post my proposal here. (Where, I’ll also be reporting my findings throughout the Fellowship)
Continue reading What I’ll be doing during my Michener-Deacon Fellowship