‘CTV National News with Lisa LaFlamme’ wins RTDNA best network newscast award

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Published Saturday, June 7, 2014
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For the third consecutive year, ‘CTV National News with Lisa LaFlamme’ has won the RTNDA distinguished Bert Cannings Award for Best Network Television Newscast.

The major awards were handed out Saturday night on the closing night of the annual conference of Canada’s electronic journalists and news managers.

CTV News and Bell Media Radio properties received 10 awards Saturday night, and three Bell Media Radio submissions received national recognition, having previously earned top honours at regional RTDNA awards presented earlier this year.

CTV News Ottawa Bureau Chief Robert Fife was on hand to receive two awards for coverage of the Senate expense scandal story.

In addition, Lis Travers, Vice-President of CTV News and Executive Producer of CANADA AM, was presented the President’s Award at Friday night’s RTDNA President’s Gala, highlighting her contributions to electronic journalism.

CTV News and Bell Media Radio highlights from this evening’s gala also include the Gord Sinclair Live Special Events win for CP24’s coverage of the Ontario Liberal Leadership Convention; the Sam Ross Award, Editorial Commentary for Newstalk 1010’s Dave Agar’s “Living with an Addict”; and the Peter Gzowski Award, News Information Program for CJAD 800’s Aaron Rand Live from Mégantic, with “Lac- Megantic Disaster.”

A complete summary of CTV News and Bell Media Radio RTDNA Canada awards, including the awards given out this evening:

National and Network Awards (Awarded June 7, 2014, Toronto)

Bert Cannings Award – Best Newscast

• CTV News for CTV NATIONAL NEWS WITH LISA LAFLAMME (Network Television)

• CTV News Barrie for CTV NEWS AT 11 (National Television, Medium Market)

Sam Ross Award – Editorial Commentary

• NewsTalk 1010, Dave Agar Commentary, for “Living with An Addict” (National)

Peter Gzowski Award – News Information Program

• CJAD 800’s AARON RAND LIVE FROM MÉGANTIC for “Lac-Mégantic Disaster” (National)

Ron Laidlaw Award – Continuing Coverage

• CTV News for “Senate Under Scrutiny” (Network Television)

Dave Rogers Award – Short Feature

• CTV News Vancouver for “Rocking Horse” (National Television, Large Market)

Dave Rogers Award – Long Feature

• CTV News Atlantic for “Heartfelt Homecoming” (Small/Medium Television Market)

Dan McArthur Award – In-Depth/Investigative

• CTV News for “Senate Expense Scandal” (Network Television)

Gord Sinclair Award – Live Special Events

• CP24 for “Ontario Liberal Leadership Convention” (National Television)

Byron MacGregor Award – Best Newscast

• AM800 CKLW for AM800 NEWS 8:30 A.M. (Medium Market)

Regional Awards: Central Region (Awarded April 5, 2014, Toronto, ON)

Bert Cannings Award – Best Newscast

• CTV News Barrie for CTV NEWS AT 11 (Medium Market)

• CTV News Toronto for CTV NEWS AT 6 (Large Market)

Dave Rogers Award – Short Feature

• CTV News London for “Families are Forever” (Small/Medium Market)

• CTV News Montreal for “Liquid Rush” (Large Market)

Dave Rogers Award – Long Feature

• CTV News Barrie for “Degrees of Change” (Small/Medium Market)

Gord Sinclair Award – Live Special Events

• CP24 for “Ontario Leadership Convention“

Hugh Haugland Award – Creative Use of Video

• CTV News Ottawa for “Goosebuster”

Sports Award

• CTV News Sudbury for “Unlikely Champion” (Small/Medium Market)

Byron MacGregor Award – Best Newscast

• AM800 CKLW for AM800 NEWS 8:30 AM (Medium Market)

Dave Rogers Award – Short Feature

• Newstalk 1010 for “Tribute to PC Jon Zivcic – Half Time Style” (Large Market)

Dave Rogers Award – Long Feature

• Newstalk 1010 for “Rob Ford Part One” (Large Market)

Peter Gzowski Award – News Information Program

• CJAD 800 for “Lac-Mégantic Disaster”

Sam Ross Award – Editorial Commentary

• Newstalk 1010 for “Living With An Addict”

Regional Awards: BC Region (Awarded April 5, 2014, Burnaby, BC)

Bert Cannings Award – Best Newscast

• CTV News Vancouver Island for CTV NEWS AT 5 (Medium Market)

• CTV News Vancouver for CTV NEWS AT 6 (Large Market)

Dave Rogers Award – Short Feature

• CTV News Vancouver Island for Howie the “Headstone Cleaner” (Small/Medium Market)

• CTV News Vancouver for “Rocking Horse” (Large Market)

Dave Rogers Award – Long Feature

• CTV News Vancouver for “The CTV Road Test” (Large Market)

Hugh Haugland Award – Creative Use of Video

• CTV News Vancouver for “George”

Trina McQueen Award – News Information Program

• CTV News Vancouver for “Idle No More Overdrive – First Story”

Sam Ross Award – Editorial / Commentary

• CTV News Vancouver for “Mike McCardell and the Gardeners”

Byron MacGregor Award – Best Newscast

• CFAX 1070 Victoria for VICTORIA @ NOON (Medium Market)

Regional Awards: Prairie Region (Awarded April 12, 2014, Winnipeg, MB)

Bert Cannings Award – Best Newscast

• CTV News Regina for CTV REGINA SIX O’CLOCK NEWS, November 22, 2013 (Medium Market)

Dave Rogers Award – Long Feature

• CTV News Regina for “Emergency Below” (Small/Medium Market)

CTV News Calgary for “Water at the Door” (Large Market)

Sports Award – TV

• CTV News Regina for CTV REGINA MORNING LIVE’s “Tracks of Success” (Small/Medium Market)

Regional Awards: Atlantic Region (Awarded April 12, 2014, Dartmouth, NS)

Bert Cannings Award – Best Newscast

• CTV News Atlantic for CTV NEWS AT SIX, April 9, 2013 (Medium Market)

Adrienne Clarkson Award – Diversity

• CTV News Atlantic for “Pride of Place – Discovering our Heritage”

Dave Rogers Award – Long Feature

• CTV News Atlantic for “Heartfelt Homecoming” (Small/Medium Market)

Gord Sinclair Award – Live Special Events

• CTV News Atlantic for “Election 2013,” October 8, 2013

Ron Laidlaw Award – Continuing Coverage

• CTV News Atlantic for “Rae of Light”

Trina McQueen Award – News Information Program

• CTV News Atlantic for “Seniors Surprise,” December 18, 2013

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