About the award

For the most promising newspaper journalist in the first year of study.

Thomson Reuters has news bureaus around the world, including six in Canada. Roy Thomson acquired his first newspaper, the Timmins Press in Ontario, in 1934, before building up a newspaper empire, while Julius Reuter produced his first newssheet in 1849. Today, Thomson Reuters has international holdings in financial, legal, tax and accounting, scientific, health care, and media markets.

 

Criteria

  • Applicants must be enrolled in the first-year of the four-year program at the time of application;
  • Have a minimum CGPA of 3.0 from first year;
  • Students should submit a cover letter with their name, student number, CGPA and the name of the award they are applying for;
  • Students should submit what they consider to be their best reporting piece from any of the first-year reporting classes.
2017 Thomson Reuters Award
2017 Thomson Reuters Award

From left: Awards committee member Asmaa Malik, winners Nathan Sin, Valerie Dittrich and Josee Foster.

From left: Awards committee member Asmaa Malik, winners Nathan Sin, Valerie Dittrich and Josee Foster.

2016 Thomson Reuters Award
2016 Thomson Reuters Award

Amran Abocar, Canada Bureau Chief, Thomson Reuters, with 2016 winners Khalida Thanveer Rixzan, Angela McLean and Maggie Macintosh.

Amran Abocar, Canada Bureau Chief, Thomson Reuters, with 2016 winners Khalida Thanveer Rixzan, Angela McLean and Maggie Macintosh.

2015 Thomson Reuters Award
2015 Thomson Reuters Award

2015 winners Justin Chandler, Ilina Ghosh, Jake Kivanc, Emma McIntosh and Jessica Valeny.

2015 winners Justin Chandler, Ilina Ghosh, Jake Kivanc, Emma McIntosh and Jessica Valeny.

Past Winners

2017    Josee Foster

2017    Valerie Dittrich

2017    Nathan Sing

2016   Maggie Macintosh

2016    Angela McLean

2016    Khalida Thanveer Rixzan

2015    Emma McIntosh

2015    Justin Chandler

2015    Jessica Valeny

2015    Jake Kivanc

2015    Ilina Ghosh

2014    Kyle Edwards

2014    Michael Hutchinson

2014    Patricia Karounos

2014    Karen McCall

2014    Kevin Siazon

2013    Stephanie Philip

2013    Robert Liwanag

2013    Viviane Fairbank

2013    Allison Ridgway

2013    Allison Tierney

2012    Cormac McGee

2012    Hayden Kenez

2012    Jacqueline Hong

2012    Susana Gomez Baez

2012    Erica Lenti

2011    Leslie-Anne Walker

2011    Matt Oxman

2011    Megan Jones

2011    Bethany Van Lingen

2011    Steve Goetz

2010    Loren Hendin

2010    Andrew Evans

2010    Karly Dely

2010    Shannon Clarke

2010    Allyssia Alleyne

2009     Ian Vandaelle

2009     David Thurton

2009     Sara Mahmood

2009     Stephanie Lowe

2009     Michelle Bitran