The Alberni Valley News has earned a number of national awards for its editorial work in 2020 and 2021.
The Alberni Valley News, a division of Black Press Media, is a member of the Canadian Community Newspapers Association (CCNA). For 2020 and 2021 the AV News was in the up-to-9,999 circulation category.
The AV News was recognized nationally both years for its coverage of the arts, coming in third in 2020 and second in 2021. The News also won third place for its sports coverage in 2020.
Journalist Elena Rardon was awarded second place in Best Sports Photo (2021) for a photo of wake surfer Nina Ney, taken at a competition at Sproat Lake in August 2021.
Editor Susie Quinn won a number of awards for 2020, including first place…