The Ubyssey takes home three national journalism awards

This year, The Ubyssey received seven nominations for the John H. McDonald awards, which recognize excellent student journalism in Canada. We won three, thanks to the hard work of our web developer Peter Siemens, our photo editor from last year Kosta Prodanovic and all-star staff illustrator Jerry Yin.

Best website (winner)

ubyssey.ca, designed by Peter Siemens (web developer 2014/15, 2016/17)

Graphic of the year (winner)

Jerry Yin, “Potluck”

Jerry Yin

Sports photo of the year (winner)

Kosta Prodanovic, “Late goal secures UBC’s spot at Nationals”

File Kosta Prodanovic

Student photojournalist of the year (finalist)

Kosta Prodanovic (photo editor 2015/16)

Student editor of the year (finalist)

Koby Michaels (sports editor 2015/16, science editor 2016/17)

Feature writing (finalist)

Koby Michaels, “Ada's atlantic adventure

Cover of the year (finalist)

Aiken Lao, “Faces of UBC”

Aiken Lao