AJAs 2018 Finalists


Date Aired or Published July 28, 2018
Media outlet where first aired or published: Halifax Examiner
Name of Program:
If co-produced, list partner:
Location: Halifax
List awards, grants:
Running time (TV/Radio):

Short explanation of the story and how it developed:

El Jones tells her deeply personal story of growing up as a Black girl, the challenges and expectations placed upon her, her self-doubt as an activist writer, and her desire to live a simple, normal life like everyone else.

Resources of the newsroom (money and time) available to complete the story:

The Halifax Examiner provides payment, web resources, editing, and legal support for El Jones' work.

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