|By Marketwired .||
|June 7, 2014 11:00 PM EDT||
TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 06/08/14 -- RTDNA Canada, The Association of Electronic Journalists, is pleased to recognize excellence in electronic journalism for both national and network awards, presented in Toronto tonight.
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 51st 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 Floods 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 Day of the flood Peter Gzowski Award - News Information Program - News Talk Radio, CJAD 800 for Lac-Megantick Disaster 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 - Canada'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.
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