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PAN staff honoured by LMA

Members of the Peace Arch News editorial staff have been honoured with four awards from the Local Media Association.

The U.S.-based association – formerly the Suburban Newspapers of America – hands out awards annually to reporters, photographers and editors across Canada at the United States.

Two of the awards received by PAN staff are in the same category – best breaking-news story.

Reporters Tracy Holmes, Dan Ferguson – who now works at PAN’s sister paper, the Langley Times – and team were second-place finishers for an October 2012 article on the shooting of Canadian border guard Lori Bowcock.

Holmes, Nick Greenizan and team nabbed an honourable mention in the same category, for the April 16, 2013 article on the Boston Marathon bombings, at which several Peninsula residents were present.

PAN editor Lance Peverley won a second-place award for best headline – “He lived on the street, but died amid friends” – on an article on the death of well-known White Rock homeless man Ryan Ashe.

Greenizan also won a third-place award for best column writing, for his Reverse Angle column, which touched on topics ranging from sports to the demolition of South Surrey’s Old Curio Shop.

For the sixth year in a row, Peace Arch News is also one of three finalists in the general excellence category of the BC & Yukon Community Newspaper Assocation’s Ma Murray Awards, which are set for April 26 in Richmond.

Holmes is also a finalist at the Ma Murrays, for her editorial that followed Ashe’s death.

 

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