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RTDNA Canada Announces Prairie Regional Award Recipients

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/12/14 -- RTDNA Canada, The Association of Electronic Journalists, is pleased to recognize excellence in electronic journalism in the Prairie 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
- CHAT TV for June 23rd Flood Coverage (Small Market)
- CTV Regina for CTV Regina Six O'clock News - November 22, 2013 (Medium
Market)
- Global News Calgary for State of Emergency - Alberta Floods 2013 (Large
Market)

Adrienne Clarkson Award - Diversity
- Global Calgary for The Africia 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)
- Global Calgary for War Letters (Large Market)

Dave Rogers Award - Long Feature
- CTV Regina for Emergency Below (Small/Medium Market)
- CTV Calgary for Water at the Door (Large Market)

Gord Sinclair - Live Special Events
- Global Calgary for Secret Stampede Parade - Alberta Children's Hospital

Ron Laidlaw Award - Continuing Coverage
- Global Calgary for State of Emergency Continues - Alberta Floods 2013

Trina McQueen Award - News Information Program
- Global News Winnipeg for Focus Manitoba - Remembrance Day 2013

Hugh Haugland Award - Creative Use of Video
- Global Regina (CFRE) for Saskatchewan Comic Culture

Sam Ross Award - Editorial Commentary
- Global Edmonton for Harvest Moon - Bob Layton Editorial

Digital Media Award
- CBC Calgary for Alberta Floods Coverage 2013 - CBC Calgary Online

Sports Award - TV
- CTV Regina for Tracks of Success - CTV Regina Morning Live (Small/Medium
Market)
- Global Edmonton for Esks Kitchen (Large Market)

THE RADIO WINNERS ARE:

Byron MacGregor Award - Best Newscast
- News Talk 980 CJME for CJME Morning News (Medium Market)
- 660 News for Flood 2013 (Large Market)

Dick Smyth Award - Use of Sound
- CBC Calgary for Goose Attack! A personal account of man versus nature

Charlie Edwards Award - Spot News
- News Talk 980 CJME for Xmas Eve Refinery Explosion

Dan McArthur Award - In-depth/Investigative
- CBC Edmonton for What Happened to Betty Anne Gagnon?

Sports Award - Radio
- CBC Calgary for In the Moment: Megan Imrie - A biathlete takes us into her
mind during competition (Large Market)

Dave Rogers Award - Short Feature
- News Talk 650 CKOM for Saskatchewan Ghost Towns (Small/Medium Market)
- CBC Edmonton for Whale of a Christmas (Large Market)

Dave Rogers Award - Long Feature
- CBC North for Surviving the crash (Small/Medium Market)
- CBC Edmonton for Grounded (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 980 CJME for Paul Calls The Green Zone

Ron Laidlaw Award - Continuing Coverage
- News Talk 980 CJME for That's Classified: The Murder of Lee Bonneau

Adrienne Clarkson Award - Diversity
- CBC Saskatchewan for Huda School - The rising demand for Muslim-based
Education in Saskatchewan

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
[email protected]

RTDNA Canada
Ian Koenigsfest
President
(604) 331-2790
[email protected]

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