On Saturday, May 7th the Atlantic Journalism Awards celebrated the best print, radio, and television stories and publications of 2015. Halifax Magazine received three nominations and East Coast Living received two.
Halifax Magazine won three silver awards: Atlantic Magazine: Best Cover for the June 2015 issue; Atlantic Magazine: Best Profile Article for “Level up” by Sarah Sawler; and Commentary: Any Medium for “How we remember” by Trevor J. Adams.
East Coast Living won gold in the Atlantic Magazine: Best Cover category for the Winter 2015 issue, photographed by Ashley Erb; and silver for Atlantic Magazine: Best Cover category for the Fall 2015 issue, photographed by Bruce Murray/VisionFire.
A highlight of the evening was the keynote speech by Mohamed Fahmy, the Egyptian-Canadian journalist, who was wrongly imprisoned in Egypt for a year.