About the award

For the most promising third-year newspaper reporter.

Myer Sharzer was executive director of the Canadian Jewish Congress. Previously he was city editor of the Winnipeg Tribune, and a journalist for the Winnipeg Sun and several other newspapers in Western Canada.

2016 Myer Sharzer Memorial Award
2016 Myer Sharzer Memorial Award

Adir Frafman with 2016 winners Jacqueline McKay, Samraweet Yohannes, Richa Syal and Alexandra Chronopoulos.

Adir Frafman with 2016 winners Jacqueline McKay, Samraweet Yohannes, Richa Syal and Alexandra Chronopoulos.

2015 Myer Sharzer Memorial Award
2015 Myer Sharzer Memorial Award

2015 winners Jordan Mady and Josh Beneteau with presenter Jay Solomon.

2015 winners Jordan Mady and Josh Beneteau with presenter Jay Solomon.

Past Winners

2016    Jacqueline McKay

2016    Samraweet Yohannes

2016    Richa Syal

2016    Alexandra Chronopoulos

2015    Jordan Mady

2015    Josh Beneteau

2014  Ethan Lou

2013    Mohamed Omar

2012    Samuel Greenfield

2011    Miranda Scotland

2010    Kristy Thomson

2009    Noelle Munaretto