PQB News feature ‘Day in the Life of Parksville’ was awarded bronze in the Photo Essay category at the annual Ma Murray Awards on April 27 in Vancouver. (NEWS file photo)

‘Day in the Life of Parksville’ essay earns award for PQB News

Publisher Peter McCully awarded ‘Silver Quill’ for 25 years of service in newspaper industry

The ‘Day in the Life of Parksville’ was awarded bronze in the Photo Essay category at the annual Ma Murray Awards held this past weekend in Vancouver. It’s the second year in a row that the special feature has been recognized by the association. The judges commented, “‘A Day in the Life of Parksville’ is a truly memorable photo essay for readers.”

Photographed in summer months, the feature is reflective of everyday events in the area, following the ‘Day in the Life of Canada’ format of capturing communities over a 24-hour period.

The award winning team of photographers were: Randy Hall, Lissa Alexander, Brian Argyle, Michael Briones, Linda Matteson, Lauren Collins, Adam Kveton and Peter McCully. The Parksville Qualicum Beach News has produced seven editions of ‘Day in the Life’ in the Qualicum Beach and Parksville areas. The eighth is being planned for summer 2019.

Readers can revisit the publication at: PQBNews.com/E-ditions/

Publisher McCully was awarded a Silver Quill award for 25 years of service in the newspaper industry.

He is a former board member of the British Columbia and Yukon Newspaper Association.

— NEWS Staff

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