Star/Journal named a BCYCNA finalist

Star/Journal editor, Jill Hayward, has been chosen as a top-three finalist in Ma Murray Awards

Star/Journal editor Jill Hayward’s impressive photo of a young hawk is one of three finalists for black and white feature photo in the 2014 Ma Murray Community Newspaper Awards.

Star/Journal editor Jill Hayward’s impressive photo of a young hawk is one of three finalists for black and white feature photo in the 2014 Ma Murray Community Newspaper Awards.

North Thompson Star/Journal editor, Jill Hayward, has been chosen as a top-three finalist by the BC and Yukon Community Newspaper Association (BCYCNA) in the Ma Murray Community Newspaper Awards for a black and white feature photo.

The photo, titled ‘Teenage Raptor’, is of a young red-tailed hawk, which ran in our Aug. 14, 2014 issue.

Other top three finalists in the category this year are the Oak Bay News and the Yukon News.

The Star/Journal’s sister paper, the Clearwater-North Thompson Times has been chosen as a finalist for General Excellence in its circulation class, having won that division in 2014, 2010 and 2006.

Winners will be announced during the Ma Murray awards gala at the River Rock Casino in Richmond on Saturday, April 25.