Lloyd Robertson is the 2016 CJF Lifetime Achievement Award recipient. Trina McQueen, who was recognized with the same award in 2002, presented the honour at the annual CJF Awards on June 16. Watch the video tribute and the acceptance speech.
Nominations will be accepted beginning January 23, 2017 with a deadline of February 24, 2017. Updated award details and online nomination form will be available when the award opens.
About the Lifetime Achievement Award
The annual Canadian Journalism Foundation Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes an individual who has made an outstanding lifetime contribution to journalism in Canada.
Individuals who have worked in any type of media (print, broadcast, digital) and in any journalism category (news, business, politics, cartoon, arts, etc.) are eligible for consideration. The recipient will have demonstrated, throughout his/her career, a commitment to the highest journalistic standards and ideals. His/her work and contribution to the field and society should serve as a model that inspires excellence in others.
Criteria for the Lifetime Achievement Award:
Among the items to be considered are:
- Body of journalistic work during career
- Contribution to society through outstanding journalism
- Recognition and respect from peers and community
Past Recipients of the Lifetime Achievement Award
2016 Lloyd Robertson
|2006 Knowlton Nash
2005 Pierre Berton (posthumous)
2004 June Callwood
2003 Doris Anderson
2002 Trina McQueen
2001 Doug Creighton
2000 Mark Starowicz
1999 Bernard Derome
1998 Peter C. Newman
1997 Peter Gzowski
1996 Robert Fulford
The 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient