Two-year-old Ivy McLeod laughs while playing with Lucky the puppy outside their Chilliwack home on Thursday, June 10, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Two-year-old Ivy McLeod laughs while playing with Lucky the puppy outside their Chilliwack home on Thursday, June 10, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack Progress photojournalist up for two provincial Ma Murray Awards

Jenna Hauck a finalist in photo essay and feature photo award categories

Chilliwack Progress photojournalist Jenna Hauck is up for two provincial photo awards.

The B.C. and Yukon Community NewsMedia Association announced the finalists for its 2022 Ma Murray Awards on Monday, March 21.

Hauck is a finalist in both the Feature Photo Award (over 10,000 circulation) and Photo Essay Award categories.

Her photo essay called ‘Before and after the blaze that destroyed Lytton’ is one of three finalists in that category.

READ MORE: Before and after the blaze that destroyed the Village of Lytton

Before and after images of the Village of Lytton, B.C. Before photo taken in 2018 (Google Street View); after photo taken on Friday, July 9, 2021, nine days after a wildfire ripped through the town killing two people and destroying 90 per cent of the village. (Jenna Hauck/ Black Press Media)

Before and after images of the Village of Lytton, B.C. Before photo taken in 2018 (Google Street View); after photo taken on Friday, July 9, 2021, nine days after a wildfire ripped through the town killing two people and destroying 90 per cent of the village. (Jenna Hauck/ Black Press Media)

Hauck’s image of two-year-old Ivy McLeod, a congenital bilateral amputee, laughing while playing with Lucky the puppy outside their Chilliwack home is up for a Feature Photo Award. Both Ivy and Lucky were born with “limb differences.”

READ MORE: Chilliwack family finds ‘perfect’ puppy with limb difference for 2-year-old Ivy

The annual awards recognize excellence in all aspects of the news industry including reporting, photography, advertising, community contribution, online excellence and more.

The winners will be announced during the Ma Murray Awards Gala at the River Rock Casino Resort in Richmond on May 14.


 

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