Monday, September 24, 2018

GOOD LUCK! Our Blogger and Founder Nominated for Maggie Award!

Pic courtesy of Helen Graham
We are proud to announce that Luis Pereira, our main blogger and founder, has been nominated for a 2018 Hamilton Independent Media Award (aka Maggie Award) for the Best Journalist- Arts & Culture category. Online voting has finished.

Here's what Luis has to say:
I am honoured to be nominated for this prestigious award and I'm in such wonderful company. Over 20 years after earning my Journalism diploma, it's great to get such recognition. I'm hoping many of you will vote and have your voices heard. Thank you!
Other nominees in the category include
From the awards website:

​The HIMAs (AKA “The Maggies”) is committed to supporting the Hamilton community of independent journalists by hosting a yearly awards celebration. Through the awards the HIMAs seeks to promote critical independent journalism in the City of Hamilton and beyond.
  • Winners will be announced on Thursday, November 15, 2018 at a ceremony at the Hamilton Central Library (Hamilton Room). The event starts at 6pm. Everyone is welcome and it's free.
  • Winners receive a commemorative plaque and a monetary prize.
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