Welcome!

News Feed Item

RTDNA Canada Announces Atlantic Region Award Recipients

DARTMOUTH, NOVA SCOTIA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/13/14 -- RTDNA Canada, The Association of Electronic Journalists, is pleased to recognize excellence in electronic journalism in the Atlantic Region.

RTDNA Canada Awards honour the best programs, stations and newsgathering organizations in radio, television and digital. "These awards are named after pioneers and innovators of our industry, and some of them were the founders of our association more than fifty years ago," said RTDNA Canada President Ian Koenigsfest. "We're pleased to continue celebrating excellence in electronic and digital journalism. Our founders would be proud of the quality of award winning local news coverage today."


THE TELEVISION WINNERS ARE:                                                 
                                                                            
Bert Cannings Award - Best Newscast                                         
- CTV Atlantic for CTV News at Six April 9, 2013 (Medium Market)            
                                                                            
Adrienne Clarkson Award - Diversity                                         
- CTV Atlantic for Pride of Place - Discovering our Heritage                
                                                                            
Charlie Edwards Award - Spot News                                           
- CBC New Brunswick for Rexton Shale Gas Protests                           
                                                                            
Dan McArthur Award - In-depth/Investigative                                 
- CBC News: Atlantic Investigative Unit for No Justice in Sheriff Services  
                                                                            
Dave Rogers Award - Short Feature                                           
- CBC PEI for Jessie's Cookbook (Small/Medium Market)                       
                                                                            
Dave Rogers Award - Long Feature                                            
- CTV Atlantic for Heartfelt Homecoming (Small/Medium Market)               
                                                                            
Gord Sinclair Award - Live Special Events                                   
- CTV Atlantic for Election 2013- October 8, 2013                           
                                                                            
Ron Laidlaw Award - Continuing Coverage                                     
- CTV Atlantic for Rae of Light                                             
                                                                            
Trina McQueen Award - News Information Program                              
- CTV Atlantic for Seniors Surprise - December 18, 2013                     
                                                                            
Hugh Haugland Award - Creative Use of Video                                 
- Global Halifax for The Owl Man                                            
                                                                            
Digital Media Award                                                         
- CBC Newfoundland & Labrador for The Travelling Prostitute - Tales of the  
oldest profession in the new economy                                        
                                                                            
Sports Award                                                                
- NTV for Reason for the Rink (Small/Medium Market)                         
                                                                            
THE RADIO WINNERS ARE:                                                      
                                                                            
Byron MacGregor Award - Best Newscast                                       
- 989XFM for 8 a.m. News-May 16, 2013 (Small Market)                        
- News 95.7 for The Morning News - Remembering Rehtaeh (Medium Market)      
                                                                            
Dick Smyth Award - Use of Sound                                             
- CBC Moncton for Redemption Story                                          
                                                                            
Dave Rogers Award - Short Feature                                           
- News 95.7 for North Dartmouth - A community worth fighting for            
(Small/Medium Market)                                                       
                                                                            
Dave Rogers Award - Long Feature                                            
- CBC New Brunswick for Remembering Christopher Stannix - Every Day is      
Remembrance Day (Small/Medium Market)                                       
                                                                            
Gord Sinclair Award - Live Special Events                                   
- News 95.7 for The Liberal Surge - Halifax Votes 2013                      
                                                                            
Peter Gzowski Award - News Information Program                              
- 590 VOCM for The Juliane Hibbs Story                                      
                                                                            
Ron Laidlaw Award - Continuing Coverage                                     
- CBC PEI for Food Insecurity on P.E.I.                                     
                                                                            
Adrienne Clarkson Award - Diversity                                         
- CBC Cape Breton for The Polish Church                                     
                                                                            
Sam Ross Award - Editorial Commentary                                       
- News 95.7 for U is for underage - SMU Frosh Chant Under Fire              

RTDNA Canada is the voice of electronic and digital 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.

Contacts:
RTDNA Canada
Sherry Denesha
Operations Manager
(416) 756-2213
sherry@rtdnacanada.com

RTDNA Canada
Ian Koenigsfest
President
(604) 331-2790
president@rtdnacanada.com

More Stories By Marketwired .

Copyright © 2009 Marketwired. All rights reserved. All the news releases provided by Marketwired are copyrighted. Any forms of copying other than an individual user's personal reference without express written permission is prohibited. Further distribution of these materials is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to, posting, emailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, redistributing via a computer network or in a printed form.

Latest Stories
The modern software development landscape consists of best practices and tools that allow teams to deliver software in a near-continuous manner. By adopting a culture of automation, measurement and sharing, the time to ship code has been greatly reduced, allowing for shorter release cycles and quicker feedback from customers and users. Still, with all of these tools and methods, how can teams stay on top of what is taking place across their infrastructure and codebase? Hopping between services a...
Niagara Networks exhibited at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which took place at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, in November 2016. Niagara Networks offers the highest port-density systems, and the most complete Next-Generation Network Visibility systems including Network Packet Brokers, Bypass Switches, and Network TAPs.
Zerto exhibited at SYS-CON's 18th International Cloud Expo®, which took place at the Javits Center in New York City, NY, in June 2016. Zerto is committed to keeping enterprise and cloud IT running 24/7 by providing innovative, simple, reliable and scalable business continuity software solutions. Through the Zerto Cloud Continuity Platform™, organizations can seamlessly move and protect virtualized workloads between public, private and hybrid clouds. The company’s flagship product, Zerto Virtual...
WebRTC is about the data channel as much as about video and audio conferencing. However, basically all commercial WebRTC applications have been built with a focus on audio and video. The handling of “data” has been limited to text chat and file download – all other data sharing seems to end with screensharing. What is holding back a more intensive use of peer-to-peer data? In her session at @ThingsExpo, Dr Silvia Pfeiffer, WebRTC Applications Team Lead at National ICT Australia, looked at differ...
Without a clear strategy for cost control and an architecture designed with cloud services in mind, costs and operational performance can quickly get out of control. To avoid multiple architectural redesigns requires extensive thought and planning. Boundary (now part of BMC) launched a new public-facing multi-tenant high resolution monitoring service on Amazon AWS two years ago, facing challenges and learning best practices in the early days of the new service. In his session at 19th Cloud Exp...
For basic one-to-one voice or video calling solutions, WebRTC has proven to be a very powerful technology. Although WebRTC’s core functionality is to provide secure, real-time p2p media streaming, leveraging native platform features and server-side components brings up new communication capabilities for web and native mobile applications, allowing for advanced multi-user use cases such as video broadcasting, conferencing, and media recording.
With major technology companies and startups seriously embracing IoT strategies, now is the perfect time to attend @ThingsExpo 2016 in New York. Learn what is going on, contribute to the discussions, and ensure that your enterprise is as "IoT-Ready" as it can be! Internet of @ThingsExpo, taking place June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York, is co-located with 20th Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry p...
"Plutora provides release and testing environment capabilities to the enterprise," explained Dalibor Siroky, Director and Co-founder of Plutora, in this SYS-CON.tv interview at @DevOpsSummit, held June 9-11, 2015, at the Javits Center in New York City.
Security, data privacy, reliability and regulatory compliance are critical factors when evaluating whether to move business applications from in-house client hosted environments to a cloud platform. In her session at 18th Cloud Expo, Vandana Viswanathan, Associate Director at Cognizant, In this session, will provide an orientation to the five stages required to implement a cloud hosted solution validation strategy.
SYS-CON Events announced today that CA Technologies has been named "Platinum Sponsor" of SYS-CON's 20th International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, New York, and 21st International Cloud Expo, which will take place in November in Silicon Valley, California.
The security needs of IoT environments require a strong, proven approach to maintain security, trust and privacy in their ecosystem. Assurance and protection of device identity, secure data encryption and authentication are the key security challenges organizations are trying to address when integrating IoT devices. This holds true for IoT applications in a wide range of industries, for example, healthcare, consumer devices, and manufacturing. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Lancen LaChance, vic...
Wooed by the promise of faster innovation, lower TCO, and greater agility, businesses of every shape and size have embraced the cloud at every layer of the IT stack – from apps to file sharing to infrastructure. The typical organization currently uses more than a dozen sanctioned cloud apps and will shift more than half of all workloads to the cloud by 2018. Such cloud investments have delivered measurable benefits. But they’ve also resulted in some unintended side-effects: complexity and risk. ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that delaPlex will exhibit at SYS-CON's @CloudExpo, which will take place on June 6-8, 2017, at the Javits Center in New York City, NY. delaPlex pioneered Software Development as a Service (SDaaS), which provides scalable resources to build, test, and deploy software. It’s a fast and more reliable way to develop a new product or expand your in-house team.
The explosion of new web/cloud/IoT-based applications and the data they generate are transforming our world right before our eyes. In this rush to adopt these new technologies, organizations are often ignoring fundamental questions concerning who owns the data and failing to ask for permission to conduct invasive surveillance of their customers. Organizations that are not transparent about how their systems gather data telemetry without offering shared data ownership risk product rejection, regu...
More and more brands have jumped on the IoT bandwagon. We have an excess of wearables – activity trackers, smartwatches, smart glasses and sneakers, and more that track seemingly endless datapoints. However, most consumers have no idea what “IoT” means. Creating more wearables that track data shouldn't be the aim of brands; delivering meaningful, tangible relevance to their users should be. We're in a period in which the IoT pendulum is still swinging. Initially, it swung toward "smart for smart...