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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.

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