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.

 

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.

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.