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.

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
Almost two-thirds of companies either have or soon will have IoT as the backbone of their business in 2016. However, IoT is far more complex than most firms expected. How can you not get trapped in the pitfalls? In his session at @ThingsExpo, Tony Shan, a renowned visionary and thought leader, will introduce a holistic method of IoTification, which is the process of IoTifying the existing technology and business models to adopt and leverage IoT. He will drill down to the components in this fra...
Data is the fuel that drives the machine learning algorithmic engines and ultimately provides the business value. In his session at Cloud Expo, Ed Featherston, a director and senior enterprise architect at Collaborative Consulting, will discuss the key considerations around quality, volume, timeliness, and pedigree that must be dealt with in order to properly fuel that engine.
There is growing need for data-driven applications and the need for digital platforms to build these apps. In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Muddu Sudhakar, VP and GM of Security & IoT at Splunk, will cover different PaaS solutions and Big Data platforms that are available to build applications. In addition, AI and machine learning are creating new requirements that developers need in the building of next-gen apps. The next-generation digital platforms have some of the past platform needs a...
Fact: storage performance problems have only gotten more complicated, as applications not only have become largely virtualized, but also have moved to cloud-based infrastructures. Storage performance in virtualized environments isn’t just about IOPS anymore. Instead, you need to guarantee performance for individual VMs, helping applications maintain performance as the number of VMs continues to go up in real time. In his session at Cloud Expo, Dhiraj Sehgal, Product and Marketing at Tintri, wil...
19th Cloud Expo, taking place November 1-3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. Cloud computing is now being embraced by a majority of enterprises of all sizes. Yesterday's debate about public vs. private has transformed into the reality of hybrid cloud: a recent survey shows that 74% of enterprises have a hybrid cloud strategy. Meanwhile, 94% of enterpri...
Enterprises have forever faced challenges surrounding the sharing of their intellectual property. Emerging cloud adoption has made it more compelling for enterprises to digitize their content, making them available over a wide variety of devices across the Internet. In his session at 19th Cloud Expo, Santosh Ahuja, Director of Architecture at Impiger Technologies, will introduce various mechanisms provided by cloud service providers today to manage and share digital content in a secure manner....
SYS-CON Events announced today that Hitrons Solutions will exhibit at the 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Hitrons Solutions Inc. is distributor in the North American market for unique products and services of small and medium-size businesses, including cloud services and solutions, SEO marketing platforms, and mobile applications.
SYS-CON Events announced today that eCube Systems, a leading provider of middleware modernization, integration, and management solutions, will exhibit at @DevOpsSummit at 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. eCube Systems offers a family of middleware evolution products and services that maximize return on technology investment by leveraging existing technical equity to meet evolving business needs. ...
SYS-CON Events announced today Telecom Reseller has been named “Media Sponsor” of SYS-CON's 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Telecom Reseller reports on Unified Communications, UCaaS, BPaaS for enterprise and SMBs. They report extensively on both customer premises based solutions such as IP-PBX as well as cloud based and hosted platforms.
Pulzze Systems was happy to participate in such a premier event and thankful to be receiving the winning investment and global network support from G-Startup Worldwide. It is an exciting time for Pulzze to showcase the effectiveness of innovative technologies and enable them to make the world smarter and better. The reputable contest is held to identify promising startups around the globe that are assured to change the world through their innovative products and disruptive technologies. There w...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Isomorphic Software will exhibit at DevOps Summit at 19th International Cloud Expo, which will take place on November 1–3, 2016, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Isomorphic Software provides the SmartClient HTML5/AJAX platform, the most advanced technology for building rich, cutting-edge enterprise web applications for desktop and mobile. SmartClient combines the productivity and performance of traditional desktop software with the simp...
Extreme Computing is the ability to leverage highly performant infrastructure and software to accelerate Big Data, machine learning, HPC, and Enterprise applications. High IOPS Storage, low-latency networks, in-memory databases, GPUs and other parallel accelerators are being used to achieve faster results and help businesses make better decisions. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Michael O'Neill, Strategic Business Development at NVIDIA, focused on some of the unique ways extreme computing is...
With so much going on in this space you could be forgiven for thinking you were always working with yesterday’s technologies. So much change, so quickly. What do you do if you have to build a solution from the ground up that is expected to live in the field for at least 5-10 years? This is the challenge we faced when we looked to refresh our existing 10-year-old custom hardware stack to measure the fullness of trash cans and compactors.
The emerging Internet of Everything creates tremendous new opportunities for customer engagement and business model innovation. However, enterprises must overcome a number of critical challenges to bring these new solutions to market. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Michael Martin, CTO/CIO at nfrastructure, outlined these key challenges and recommended approaches for overcoming them to achieve speed and agility in the design, development and implementation of Internet of Everything solutions wi...
Cloud computing is being adopted in one form or another by 94% of enterprises today. Tens of billions of new devices are being connected to The Internet of Things. And Big Data is driving this bus. An exponential increase is expected in the amount of information being processed, managed, analyzed, and acted upon by enterprise IT. This amazing is not part of some distant future - it is happening today. One report shows a 650% increase in enterprise data by 2020. Other estimates are even higher....