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Science and Technology journalism shines at Canon Media Awards

Peter Griffin posted in on May 22nd, 2017.

Friday night’s Canon Media Awards could have been a glum affair, preoccupied with recriminations over the failed media mega merger that would have affected so many in the room. The audience response to hilarious emcee James McOnie’s digs at the media, showed that journalists are still able to laugh at themselves. The Canons did exactly what […]

Canon Media Awards – science and tech finalists announced

Peter Griffin posted in on April 4th, 2017.

Around 350 finalists have been named in the 70 categories of the Canon Media Awards, the New Zealand media’s premier journalism awards. The Science and Technology Award, which is sponsored by the Science Media Centre, has four finalists including: Alison Ballance RNZ Kate Evans, New Zealand Geographic Rebecca Macfie, New Zealand Listener Rebekah White, New […]

Science writers shine in Canon Media Awards

Peter Griffin posted in on May 23rd, 2016.

Hundreds braved the wind and swirling rain on Friday night to gather at Te Papa for the Canon Media Awards, the print media’s shindig to celebrate the best journalist from the past year. Given the monumental change facing the industry, with a merger between NZME and Fairfax New Zealand on the cards, it was an […]

Canon Media Awards winners announced

Laura Goodall posted in on May 25th, 2015.

The winners of the 2015 Canon Media Awards were announced in Auckland on Friday night, including those for the Science & Technology specialist category sponsored by the Science Media Centre. Vaughan Elder and Donna Chisholm won the Science & Technology specialist awards for Reporter and Magazine Feature Writer categories respectively. Nikki Macdonald also fared particularly well […]

SMC teams with Canon Media Awards

Peter Griffin posted in on November 7th, 2014.

The Science Media Centre has agreed a three-year deal with the Canon Media Awards to sponsor three new science and technology journalism categories in the print and online media industry’s premiere awards showcase. The new categories, which replace previous science and environment awards, will kick off in 2015 and recognise the best science and technology […]

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Science & environment stories stand out at Canon Awards

Peter Griffin posted in on May 16th, 2014.

Last Friday saw the Canon Media Awards held in Auckland, with several reporters recognised for their work in the science and environment category. John McCrone, senior feature writer at The Press won the science and environment newspaper feature category for a portfolio including a piece on the politics of climate change, a profile on Einstein Medal winner Roy Kerr and […]

Volcanoes to polluted beaches – science and environment stories shine at Canon Awards

Peter Griffin posted in on May 14th, 2013.

On Friday night the print industry celebrated some of the best journalism of the last year at the Canon Media Awards in Auckland. There was a buoyant mood in the ballroom at the Pullman where the awards drew a record crowd. “What was great this year is that the awards were really opened up to […]

SMC Congratulates the 2012 Canon Media Award Winners

John Kerr posted in on May 23rd, 2012.

The Science Media Centre extends a warm congratulations to all the winners and finalists in the 2012 Canon Media Awards, particularly in the Science and Environment categories. The annual media award event was held on the Friday the 18th of May in Auckland, celebrating New Zealand’s press photographers, journalists, artists, designers, columnists, cartoonists, reviewers and […]

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