NEWS writers up for Ma Murray awards

Editor John Harding and former reporter Candace Wu are both finalists

It’s award season for community newspapers in B.C./Yukon and The NEWS has finalists in two writing categories.

Editor John Harding is up for the Editorial Award for Daniel’s Story, which appeared in the Sept. 24, 2015 edition of The NEWS.

Reporter Candace Wu, who now works for MP Gord Johns, is a finalist in the Feature Article Award category for Maggy’s Many Challenges, which appeared in the May 7, 2015 edition of The NEWS.

The Ma Murray Awards recognize the best in reporting, photography, online journalism, advertising and community contribution across B.C. and the Yukon. Winners will be announced at the Ma Murray Awards gala on Saturday, May 7 at the River Rock Casino Resort in Richmond.

— NEWS Staff