Prize for excellence in digital publishing: the “24 Heures” and two QUB radio podcasts nominated
MISE & Agrave; DAY
The team from the Quebecor Bureau of Investigation, the Car Guide and the “24 Hours” have obtained nominations from the Canadian Media Awards Foundation (CMFA) as part of the 8th edition of the Digital Publishing Excellence Awards.
Journalists Félix Séguin and Marc Sandreschi were selected in the Best Podcast: Current Affairs category for their series Narcos PQ: In the Heart of Colombia. With their collaborators, they recount the adventures of their stays in Colombia, where they went to meet a large network of drug traffickers.
For his part, the automotive journalist Julien Amado of Guide of the carearned a place among the finalists in the category Best podcast: arts, culture and society for the series In pursuit of Gilles Villeneuve. This QUB radio podcast focuses on this Quebec Formula 1 legend, from his first DIY snowmobiles to his victories on the pro circuit, in addition to offering privileged access to his life, thanks to the testimonies of his relatives.
Daphnée Hacker-B. and Étienne Brière of 24 Heures were nominated for their report A Native hunter victim of oppression in the category Best online video – short format. Their report follows in particular an Aboriginal hunter, born to an Innu mother and an Abenaki father, who is forced to choose one of his two origins to be authorized to exercise his right to hunt on a specific territory.
The Digital Publishing Excellence Awards Evening will take place on June 2 at Arcadian Court in Toronto. In all, more than 150 finalists are in the running in the different categories.