MINING.com staffer a Jack Webster Award finalist

MINING.com's coverage of Pascua Lama was recognized by the Jack Webster Foundation today and selected as a finalist in the category Excellence in Digital Journalism.

Ana Komnenic, former assistant editor at MINING.com, was chosen for her piece: TIMELINE; Pascua Lama – from $1.5 billion to $8.5 billion to suspension.

The digital journalism award recognizes ". . . outstanding BC-based journalism that maximises the creative use of digital tools and platforms – text, videos, audio, slideshows, interactivity, data and social media etc – to tell a story of interest to British Columbians."

Other finalists in the same category include the following:

  • Chad Skelton, Kevin Griffin, The Vancouver Sun: Auto Crime and Bike Theft
  • Shannon Miller, Erik Rolfsen, Jennifer Saltman, Ben Ngai, Rafe Arnott, David Rigler, Ginger Sedlarova, The Province, Homicide, Surrey Edition

The winner will be announced October 29, 2014.