Canon Media Awards finalists revealed

CMA14The finalists for this year's edition of the nation's biggest awards programme celebrating excellence in local media, including photography, have been announced. There are 190 finalists across 66 categories in the 2014 Canon Media Awards, selected from a record 1687 – up 21 per-cent over last year. Winners will be announced on May 9 during a black tie event at Auckland's Pullman Hotel.

Below are the finalists of the photographic portion of the awards.

 

Press Photographer of the Year – Senior

Iain McGregor – The Press

Peter Meecham – Fairfax Media

Richard Robinson – The New Zealand Herald

 

Press Photographer of the Year – Junior

Emma Allen – Marlborough Express

Alden Williams – The Nelson Mail

David Unwin – Manawatu Standard

 

Best News Picture

John Borren – Bay of Plenty Times

Christine Cornege – New Zealand Herald

Craig Simcox – The Dominion Post

 

Best Sports Picture

Iain McGregor – The Press

Peter Meecham – Fairfax Media

Richard Robinson – The New Zealand Herald

Chris Symes – Photosport

 

Best Portrait

Sarah Ivey – The New Zealand Herald

Hannah Johnston – Getty

Phil Reid – The Dominion Post

Chris Skelton – Stuff.co.nz

 

Best Feature Photo

Mark Mitchell – The New Zealand Herald

Stephen Parker – Rotorua Daily Post

David White – New Zealand Listener

 

Best Photo Essay or Slideshow

Brett Phibbs – The New Zealand Herald

Dean Purcell – The New Zealand Herald

David White – New Zealand Listener

 

We'll be sure to bring you the results as soon as they are announced in May.