Mark Mietkiewicz announced as recipient of the 2017 Distinguished Service Award

Toronto, ONTARIO – (May 10, 2017) – RTDNA Canada is pleased to recognize Mark Mietkiewicz as the recipient of the 2017 Distinguished Service Award. The award honours a member who has played a major role in the continuing success of RTDNA Canada.  The award is presented in recognition and appreciation of outstanding contribution and exemplary

Toronto, ONTARIO – (May 10, 2017) – RTDNA Canada is pleased to recognize Mark Mietkiewicz as the recipient of the 2017 Distinguished Service Award. The award honours a member who has played a major role in the continuing success of RTDNA Canada.  The award is presented in recognition and appreciation of outstanding contribution and exemplary distinguished service rendered for the benefit and advancement of electronic and digital journalism and RTDNA.

RTDNA President Ian Koenigsfest said, “Mark’s exemplary effort in overhauling and modernising the awards process is simply stunning.” Koenigsfest added, “…the attention to detail and the understanding of what makes the entry and judging processes streamlined contributed to a record number of entries this year. Mark has laid the foundation for success in this vitally important part of RTDNA Canada.”

Mark, who works for CBC News and oversees its journalistic internship and scholarship programs, is completing his second term as Awards Chairperson. He will be presented with the Distinguished Service Award at the President’s Reception, on May 26, during the 2017 National Conference. For more information visit the conference website.

 
 

Past Recipients

RecipientYear
Mark Mietkiewicz2017
Andy LeBlanc, Jack Nagler, Mark Sikstrom, and Ron Waksman (RTDNA Canada’s Code of Journalistic Ethics Review Committee)2016
Lis Travers2015
Dave Trafford2014
Andy LeBlanc2013
Peter Angione2012
Michael Fulmes2011
Robert McLaughlin2010
Bernadette Lee2009
Eldon Duchscher2008
Renato Zane2007
Gerry Phelan2006
Lis Travers2005
Melanie Kurzuk2004
Tom Mark2003
Mike Omelus2002
Al Gibson2001
Terry Scott2000
Hudson Mack1999
Del Archer1998
Dale O’Hara1997
Gord Sinclair1996
George Clark1995
Hugh Doherty1994
JJ Richards1993
Bob Beaton1992
Barry Hamelin1991
Bill Hutton1990

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  • Sharon
    May 11, 2017, 7:19 am

    Congratulations Mark!! On a well deserved honor!!

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