National Post reporter wins SAJA award

The South Asian Journalists Association (SAJA) handed out its annual awards in New York recently and the National Post‘s Stewart Bell was among the winners.

Bell, a senior reporter for the Post, was honoured in the “Outstanding piece or series covering the conflict in Sri Lanka” category for his Post series “Inside Sri Lanka.

In addition, Toronto-based student Ramya Jegatheesan won one of the US$2,000 SAJA Scholarships.

The awards were handed out at a gala celebration at Columbia University in New York on July 11, a part of SAJA’s 15th Anniversary Convention and Career Expo.

Jigar Mehta, SAJA Awards Chair and a video producer at The New York Times, will host a webcast with some of the winners on Tuesday, July 21 from 1-2 pm ET. The winners will discuss their work and share ideas and advice.

Listen live or to the archive here.