Winnipeg Free Press - ONLINE EDITION
Posted: 04/27/2013 9:38 PM | Comments: 0
Winners of the News Photographers Association of Canada (NPAC) 2012 awards were announced Saturday night during a gala in Calgary.
The Winnipeg Free Press won big, with honours going to photographers Ruth Bonneville, Phil Hossack, Joe Bryksa and Multimedia Editor Melissa Tait.
Bonneville and Tait won first place in the team multimedia category for One Tough Mudder, a video following the training of Winnipegger Caelin White for the World’s Toughest Mudder Race 2012, where racers are put through a muddy 24-hour obstacle course that tests their strength and endurance.
Hossack and Tait won third in the same category for a project where Hossack traveled to Nicaragua with a team of doctors, nurses, and physiotherapists from Winnipeg’s Concordia Hospital for the Operation Walk mission. In four days, the Winnipeg medical team performed 49 knee replacements. Hossack focused on one man in particular, Juan Canda, who suffered for 10 years with arthritic knees that forced him to stop working. Tait masterfully pieced it together.
Bryksa was awarded third place in the feature category for a lively photo of a hearse making a stop at a fast food drive-thru.
The gala took place Saturday night in Calgary during the annual NPAC conference.
A full list of winners is available here.
Having problems with the form?Contact Us Directly
Human rights complaints piling up in Manitoba
Local theatres pulling The Interview after threats
Gang members get lengthy sentences for killing teen rival
Mounties launch investigation into $210-M police HQ project
Teen's death manslaughter, court rules
Holiday Checkstop Program out in full force
Roommate sentenced to 15 years for grisly killing
Trucking firm in mourning after driver killed in crash
Pedestrian in hospital after being hit by bus
Man arrested after woman found dead in motel
ELA granted charitable status
Treaties among documents to be on display at CMHR
Wholesale industry rebounds in October
D-Day vet receives Legion of Honour
City, Shindico still at odds over expropriation
Major flooding possible in 2015: report
Mardi Gras to be held Feb. 13 & 14
Mainly sunny today, but chilly
17% approval blamed on rebels
Jury deciding fate of HIV-positive woman
Generosity our hallmark
Negligent mom blames abuse
On-site tap rooms pondered at local craft breweries
Shelter OK to run itself after changes made: NDP
Bruinooge accused of conflict
A pooch's present
Semi driver dies in collision at Lagimodiere, Dugald
Police nab more drunk drivers during check stops
Province plans to allow local breweries to open tap rooms
Decision on suspended Kelvin teacher months away
HIV-positive woman accused of infecting partner portrayed as victim
Crown closes case in HIV sex assault trial; final arguments to begin
Shindico paying property taxes on new fire station
Drugs, cash, weapons seized in Steinbach raid; five face charges
Flood forecasters concerned about high water levels this fall
Police add manslaughter charges in death of woman
Hug train stops in Winnipeg Thursday
City's vacancy rate remains stable