Category Archives: Awards

Jon Hernandez recieves student journalism award


Jack Webster Student Award recipients. Photo by Dave Thomson

It is an honor for me to announce that I was a recipient of the 2015 Jack Webster Student Journalism Award. Each year, the Jack Webster Foundation recognizes excellence in journalism across British Columbia, and this year, they recognized myself, alongside four other marvellous student journalists from across the province.

You can read the full story on the UBC School of Journalism webpage, or even check out the photo gallery from the truly inspiring 2015 Jack Webster Awards program.


‘The River, the Road’ doc up for Canadian Online Publishing Award

I’m pleased to announce that Jordan Wong and I are nominated for a Canadian Online Publishing Award for our short documentary ‘The River, the Road’. We’re up against some good competition, so keep your fingers crossed. The awards ceremony is on November 19th.

I should also note that some of my colleagues are up for COPA’s as well. Click here to see a complete list.