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The Leader up for 5 newspaper awards

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Surrey-North Delta Leader writers and staff have been named as finalists in several categories of the B.C.-Yukon Community Newspaper Association's (BCYCNA) Ma Murray competition.

Reporter Sheila Reynolds is in the top three in the feature series category for The XX Factor: Are females falling victim to the pressure of giving birth to boys? – a three-part series that examined the ongoing problem of gender bias locally and abroad.

Regional reporter Jeff Nagel was also nominated for investigative journalism as part of a team that wrote Oil & Water, a series detailing the risks, politics and logistics involved with oil tankers passing through local waters.

Creative services manager Glory Wilkinson, designer Blair Cox, and sales representative Gavin Roach are nominated for best ad campaign for Faces of Amenida, a series of ads for a local seniors' care facility.

And weekly columnist Frank Bucholtz is in the top three for his editorial An apology long overdue, about the province's internment of Japanese Canadians during the Second World War.

The Leader is also a top-three finalist in the general newspaper excellence category for newspapers with a comparable circulation.

The B.C.-wide Ma Murray contest recognizes the best in production, publishing, reporting, editing, advertising, photography, website design and community contribution.This year, nearly 2,000 entries were submitted. Winners will be announced on April 20 at the River Rock Casino Resort.

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