CJF and CP Name 2022 Tom Hanson Photojournalism Winner

TORONTO, March 29, 2022 /CNW/ – Alex Lupulaward-winning photojournalism student at Loyalist College in Belleville, Ont.is the winner of the 2022 contest Tom Hanson Photojournalism Awardpresented by The Canadian Journalism Foundation (CJF) and The Canadian Press (CP).

Alex Lupul, an award-winning photojournalism student at Loyalist College in Belleville, Ontario, is the winner of the 2022 Tom Hanson Photojournalism Award, presented by the Canadian Journalism Foundation (CJF) and The Canadian Press (CP). (CNW Group/Canadian Journalism Foundation)

“Across a wide range of applicants, Alex’s work stood out due to the creative variety and consistent professional quality of his work,” said Frank Gunn, a CP national photographer. “He also demonstrated continued progression from past submissions. Tom Hanson This award will present him with many challenges and the opportunity to take the next steps in his career.”

The coveted annual award was created in memory of the late award-winning CP photographer, Tom Hanson, to allow an early-career photojournalist to work at CP’s Toronto headquarters for a six-week internship. The experience will allow Lupul to sharpen her skills, benefit from the mentorship of experienced photojournalists and provide the opportunity for national exposure.

“It’s an incredible honor,” says Lupul. “Two years ago, when I started studying at Loyalist College, my classmates and I were asked where we hoped to work after graduation. I answered: “The Canadian Press”.

“Moving from graduation to a six-week internship at CP is an incredible learning opportunity that I will not take for granted. I look forward to continuing to improve and develop my skills through daily assignments and to mentorship from world-class photojournalists and editors.”

View Lupul walletwhich was selected from submissions from students and early-career photojournalists from across the country.

Lupul will be recognized at the CJF Awards ceremony on June 7 at the Art Gallery of Ontario. For tickets, tables and sponsorship opportunities see contact details below or visit FCJ Award page.

Selection committee

  • Catherine Hansenhusband of fire Tom Hanson;

  • Heide Kaspar-Glorieuxmother of Tom Hanson;

  • Megan Leachdirector, planning and packaging, CP News Photos and Visual Content, The Canadian Press;

  • Joe O’ConnalAssociate Editor, CP News Photos and Visual Content, The Canadian Press;

  • Graeme RoyCurator, Visual Content, The Canadian Press;

  • Frank Gunnnational photographer, The Canadian Press;

  • Frederic ChartrandRetired National Photographer and Contributing Freelance Photographer, The Canadian Press;

  • Tony Caldwellphotographer, Ottawa Sun;

  • Hannah Younphotojournalist and winner of the 2014 Tom Hanson Photojournalism Award;

  • Marta Iwanek, photojournalist and winner of the 2015 Tom Hanson Photojournalism Award; and

  • Scott Whiteeditor of The Conversation Canada and Honorary Governor of the Canadian Journalism Foundation.

This award is generously supported by sony.

About the Tom Hanson Photojournalism Award
The Canadian Journalism Foundation and The Canadian Press teamed up in 2009 to launch a new photojournalism award in memory of Tom Hanson, an award-winning photographer who traveled the world and across the country, capturing some of his most iconic news and sports images. time. The Tom Hanson Photojournalism Award provides a six-week paid internship at The Canadian Press headquarters in Toronto to an early-career photojournalist.

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