The Jockey Club of Canada is pleased to announce the finalists for the Media Sovereign Award categories for 2015. The winner in each of the three media categories will be announced at the 41st Annual Sovereign Awards on April 8, 2016 at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto.
Judging for the 2015 Media Sovereign Award categories was performed by Professors of the Journalism Program at the School of Media Studies & Information Technology, Humber Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Listed in alphabetical order, the finalists are:
Joe Nevills and Nicole Russo – Smart Strike Remembered – Published Daily Racing Form
Curtis Stock – A Love of Horses – Published Edmonton Journal
Paul Wiecek – Turbulence at the Track – Published Winnipeg Free Press
Digital Audio/visual and Broadcast Category:
Horse Racing Alberta – 2015 Canadian Derby – Broadcast on Canadian Television Network
Darryl Kaplan & Brittney Mayotte – So God Made a Racehorse – Broadcast on Standardbred Canada & Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame
Talkin’ Horses – Horses So2 E17 – Broadcast on CTV2
Michael Burns Jr. – Early Morning – Published Woodbineentertainment.com
Hayley Morrison – Gigantic Breeze – Published Ontario Horse Racing
Chris Young – Early Morning Groom – Published on globeandmail.com