RTDNA Winners

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

National & Network Awards Presented

 

Toronto, ON, June 7, 2014 – RTDNA Canada, The Association of Electronic Journalists, is pleased to recognize excellence in electronic journalism for both national and network awards, presented in Toronto on Saturday, June 7, 2014.

The RTDNA Canada Awards honour the very best in programming, stations and newsgathering organizations in radio, television and on digital platforms. “Many of these awards are named after the people who founded our association back in 1962 and those who have made a significant contribution to our profession.” said RTDNA Canada President Ian Koenigsfest. “as we enter our 52nd year as an association I am thrilled with the exceptionally high standard of all the entries this year. The innovators and pioneers in the Canadian news profession who launched this association would be proud of the quality of electronic and digital journalism that continues today. Congratulations to all the winners.”

 

NATIONAL TELEVISION WINNERS

Bert Cannings Award – Best Newscast

CHAT TV for June 23rd Flood Coverage (Small Market)

CTV News Barrie for CTV News at 11 (Medium Market)

Global News Calgary for State of Emergency Alberta Floods 2013 (Large Market)

 

Adrienne Clarkson Award – Diversity

Global Calgary for The Africa project from Canada to Sierra Leone

 

Charlie Edwards Award – Spot News

Global Calgary for Flash Floods day 1 – Alberta Floods 2013

 

Dan McArthur Award – In-depth/Investigative

CBC Edmonton for Imported Politics

 

Dave Rogers Award – Short Feature

Global Regina (CFRE) for Restored Memories (Small/Medium Market)

CTV Vancouver for Rocking Horse (Large Market)

 

Dave Rogers Award – Long Feature

CTV Atlantic for Heartfelt Homecoming(Small/Medium Market)

Global Toronto for First Person (Large Market)

 

Sports Award

NTV for Reason for the Rink (Small/Medium Market)

Global Edmonton for Esks Kitchen (Large Market)

Gord Sinclair – Live Special Events

CP24 for Ontario Liberal Leadership Convention

 

Ron Laidlaw Award – Continuing Coverage

CHEX Television for Hellen MacDonald’s Diary Continues

 

Trina McQueen Award – News Information Program

Global Toronto for Inside Epilepsy: A Focus Ontario Special

 

 

Hugh Haugland Award – Creative Use of Video

Global Regina (CFRE) for Saskatchewan Comic Culture

 

 

Digital Media Award

CBC British Columbia for BC Votes 2013

 

 

NATIONAL RADIO WINNERS

 

Byron MacGregor Award – Best Newscast

CKBZ – B100 Kamloops, BC for B100 News at noon August 26, 2013 (Small Market)

AM800 CKLW for AM800 News 8:30 AM (Medium Market)

660 News for Flood 2013 (Large Market)

 

Dick Smyth Award – Use of Sound

CBC Moncton for Redemption Story

 

Charlie Edwards Award – Spot News

680 News for Summer Flood

Dan McArthur Award – In-depth/Investigative

CBC Edmonton for What happened to Betty Anne Gagnon?

Dave Rogers Award – Short Feature

CBC News Nelson for Green Rush (Small/Medium Market)

CBC Edmonton for Whale of a Christmas (Large Market)

 

Dave Rogers Award – Long Feature

CBC – On The Island for Medical Tourism (Small/Medium Market)

CBC Edmonton for Grounded (Large Market)

 

Sports Award

CBC Calgary for In the moment: Megan Imrie a Biathlete takes us into her mind during competition

(Large Market)

 

Gord Sinclair Award – Live Special Events

CBC Radio, Calgary for Calgary eyeopener the day of the flood

Peter Gzowski Award – News Information Program

News Talk Radio, CJAD 800 for Lac-Mégantick Distaster Aaron Rand live from Mégantic

 

Ron Laidlaw Award – Continuing Coverage

CBC PEI for Food insecurity on P.E.I.

 

Adrienne Clarkson Award – Diversity

CBC Saskatchewan for Huda School – The rising demand for Muslim-based education in Saskatchewan

 

Sam Ross Award – Editorial Commentary

Newstalk 1010 for Living with an addict Dave Agar – Commentary

 

NETWORK TELEVISION WINNERS

 

Bert Cannings Award – Best Newscast

CTV News for CTV National News with Lisa LaFlamme

 

Adrienne Clarkson Award – Diversity

16 X 9 for Gender identity

 

Charlie Edwards Award – Spot News

CBC News: The National for Boston Manhunt Over

Dan McArthur Award – In-depth/Investigative

CTV News for Senate expense scandal

 

Dave Rogers Award – Short Feature

CBC The National for Too Close for Comfort

 

Dave Rogers Award – Long Feature

CBC News: The National for Four Days

 

Gord Sinclair – Live Special Events

Global News for Global National Alberta Floods Special

 

Ron Laidlaw Award – Continuing Coverage

CTV News for Senate Under Scrutiny

 

Trina McQueen Award – News Information Program

CBC The Fifth Estate for Made in Bangladesh

 

Hugh Haugland Award – Creative Use of Video

CBC News: The National for The Land He Loved

 

Digital Media Award

Global News for Crude Awakening

 

NETWORK RADIO WINNERS

 

Byron MacGregor Award – Best Newscast

CBC for Pope Francis

 

Dick Smyth Award – Use of Sound

The Canadian Press for Ashley Smith – Criminal or Victim?

Charlie Edwards Award – Spot News

The Canadian Press for Nightmare Commute

Dan McArthur Award – In-depth/Investigative

CBC for Eritrea Series

 

Dave Rogers Award – Short Feature

The Canadian Press for Korea – Canadian’s Forgotten War

 

Dave Rogers Award – Long Feature

CBC: The Current for Still at sea by Betsy Trumpener

 

Gord Sinclair Award – Live Special Events

CBC for The Death of Nelson Mandela

 

Peter Gzowski Award – News Information Program

CBC Radio One: Ideas for The Mandela Tapes

 

Ron Laidlaw Award – Continuing Coverage

CBC for Egypt Series

 

Adrienne Clarkson Award – Diversity

CBC Radio One – The Current for Becoming Wren

 

NOTE TO EDITORS:
RTDNA Canada is the voice of electronic journalists and news managers in Canada.  The members of RTDNA Canada recognize the responsibility of broadcast journalists to promote and to protect the freedom to report independently about matters of public interest and to present a wide range of expressions, opinions and ideas.  The RTDNA Canada Code of Ethics, adopted by the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council, is used to measure fairness and accuracy in our profession.

For more information, contact Sherry Denesha, Operations Manager, RTDNA Canada at (416) 756-2213 or [email protected]

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