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Tourism Jasper Media Release
Jasper, AB, September 17, 2012 ~ Jasper’s celebrity judges have named a winner in the Star Correspondent contest: Heidy Barton of Orillia, Ontario! As Tourism Jasper’s star correspondent for the Jasper Dark Sky Festival (October 12 – 14, 2012), Heidy will bring charisma, creativity and fresh perspective to the Jasper experience this October via:
While all the finalists displayed creativity, talent and passion, Heidy won over the judges with her charm and upbeat humour. Heidy is currently a student of Business Marketing and spent this past summer working in Jasper, where as you can see from her submission, she absolutely fell in love. It will be great fun following her coverage of Jasper and the festival, so stay tuned! In the meantime, watch for contest outtakes highlighting some of the best entries that didn’t make the shortlist and visit the Facebook contest page to find all the great videos, photos and stories.
Tourism Jasper Media ReleaseJasper, AB, September 11, 2012 ~ The votes are in and the public has decided our finalists for the Jasper Dark Sky “Star Correspondent” contest! With over 50 entries and over 5000 votes, it was an exciting race but in the end five edged out the competition to make the shortlist: Aliya Daya, Heidy Barton, Miranda Broumas, Neil Zeller and Rachel Courey.
Aliya Daya entry
Heidy Barton entry
Miranda Broumas entry
Neil Zeller entry
Rachel Courey entry
The volume and creativity of submissions was both impressive and inspiring, so congratulations to everyone who entered. Please visit the contest Facebook page to see some of the great videos, photos and stories. We hope to see you all at the Dark Sky Festival, October 12 – 14, 2012!
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