News and Media Award

News and media resources published by BCHF Member Societies are eligible for an annual prize of $250. News and media resources include newsletters, blogs, social media campaigns, print media campaigns, videos and podcasts.

Submission deadline: March 1

The news and media resources must be created and administered by a BCHF Member Society and must be active in the year that the award is presented.

Complete the online form below. Or send a link to your online media resource, or three copies of your printed media resource to the BCHF Recognition Committee c/o Anna Irwin at

For newsletters, please select your best single issue and submit only that issue for judging.

News and media resources will be judged for presentation and content that is interesting, creative and informative. Decisions of the judging panel are considered final and are not subject to appeal to the Federation Executive.

The BCHF reserves the right not to award a prize in a given year should applications not be of sufficient quality.

The award will be presented during the Awards Banquet at the BCHF’s Annual Conference. Award winners will be announced via the BCHF’s various media channels.

(Formerly the Newsletter Award)

• 2020: Natalia Deros, Stories to Spaces: Local Community Places, Heritage Abbotsford Society

• 2019: Mark Forsythe (Langley), Valley Voices

• 2018: Silvery Slocan Historical Society (New Denver), The Silver Standard

• 2017: Vancouver Historical Society, Newsletter

• 2016: Vancouver Postcard Club, Postview

• 2015: No award

• 2014: Vancouver Postcard Club, Postview

• 2013: Vancouver General Hospital, School of Nursing Alumnae Association, Newsletter

• 2012: Friends of the North Vancouver Museum and Archives Society, Newsletter

• 2011: Vancouver Postcard Club, Newsletter

• 2010: BC History of Nursing Society, Newsletter

• 2009: Hudson’s Hope Historical Society, Newsletter (co-recipient)

• 2009: Ama Liisaos Heritage Trust Society, Newsletter (co-recipient)