UBC j-students win Emmy

Journalism students from the University of British Columbia have won an Emmy for their documentary about e-waste in Ghana.

Ten students studying international reporting were nominated for two Emmy Awards for a documentary which tracked electronic waste around the globe called Ghana: Digital Dumping Ground. It aired last year on the PBS documentary series Frontline/World. It was nominated in two categories: Outstanding Investigative Journalism in a News Magazine and Outstanding individual achievement in a craft: Research. It won the News Magazine award, the highest honour given to documentaries, beating out CBS and ABC.