RTDNA Canada announces National & Network Award Winners

RTDNA 2015 National Conference TORONTO, ON June 16, 2015 – RTDNA Canada, The Association of Electronic Journalists, is pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 RTDNA Awards.  Sixty-six awards were handed out at the National Awards Gala on  June 6th, 2015 at the Shangri-La Toronto Hotel. The RTDNA Awards honour the best in electronic and digital

RTDNA 2015 National Conference

TORONTO, ON June 16, 2015 – RTDNA Canada, The Association of Electronic Journalists, is pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 RTDNA Awards.  Sixty-six awards were handed out at the National Awards Gala on  June 6th, 2015 at the Shangri-La Toronto Hotel.

The RTDNA Awards honour the best in electronic and digital journalism. From nightly newscasts to special events coverage to breaking news, the RTDNA awards recognize excellence by the team.    “These are the most prestigious awards in electronic and digital journalism,” said RTDNA Canada President Ian Koenigsfest.  “They reflect the commitment our journalists share day in and day out because they honour the team, not the individual.”

This year the RTDNA was pleased to add eight new awards for excellence in digital reporting.

The Winners:

National Award Winners

Dave Rogers Award – Short Feature – Radio – Small/Medium Market

  • Girl from Away – CBC Prince Edward Island

Dave Rogers Award – Short Feature – Radio – Large Market

  • All in the Family – CBC The Early Edition

Dave Rogers Award – Short Feature – TV – Small/Medium Market

  • Gimme Shelter: A Portrait of Life on the Street – CTV Atlantic

Dave Rogers Award – Short Feature – TV – Large Market

  • Girlish Boy – CTV Ottawa

Dave Rogers Award – Long Feature – Radio – Small/Medium Market

  • Motels of the Okanagan – CBC Kelowna

Dave Rogers Award – Long Feature – Radio – Large Market

  • Homecoming in Heart’s Desire – CBC Edmonton

Dave Rogers Award – Long Feature – TV – Small/Medium Market

  • A Day in the Life of Nova Scotia – CBC Nova Scotia

Dave Rogers Award – Long Feature – TV – Large Market

  • Our Energy Future – Global BC

Adrienne Clarkson Award – Diversity – Radio

  • Journey of Indigenous Gender Identity – News Talk 650 CKOM

Adrienne Clarkson Award – Diversity – TV

  • Focus Manitoba / November 15, 2014: Northern Schools – Global News Winnipeg

Dan McArthur Award – In-depth/Investigative – Digital Media

  • Polytechnique Shooting 25th Anniversary – CBC Montreal

Dan McArthur Award – In-depth/Investigative – Radio

  • Aura of Power – CBC Edmonton

Dan McArthur Award – In-depth /Investigative – TV

  • Aura of Power – CBC Edmonton

Ron Laidlaw Award – Continuing Coverage – Digital Media

  • The Alberta Flood: One Year Later, The Five People We Lost – CBC Calgary

Ron Laidlaw Award – Continuing Coverage – Radio

  • Moncton Shootings – CBC New Brunswick

Ron Laidlaw Award – Continuing Coverage – TV

  • Who Killed Serena? – CTV Vancouver

Charlie Edwards Award – Spot News – Digital Media

  • A Family Disappears: A Liknes – O’Brien Case – CBC Calgary

Charlie Edwards Award – Spot News – Radio

  • Ottawa Shooting: Attack on the Hill – News Talk Radio, CJAD 800

Charlie Edwards Award – Spot News – TV

  • North Vancouver Flooding – CTV Vancouver

Dick Smyth Award – Creative use of Sound – Radio

  • Beatles in Vancouver 1964 – CBC The Early Edition

Hugh Haugland Award – Creative use of Video – TV

  • Drumming to Survive – CTV Vancouver

Sports Award – Radio – Small/Medium Market

  • The Fight of a Lifetime – CBC Kamloops

Sports Award – Radio – Large Market

  • Never Too Old: The 101-year-old Javelin Thrower – CBC Calgary

Sports Award – TV – Small/Medium Market

  • CKPG News: Running Friends – CKPG TV

Sports Award – TV – Large Market

  • Old Timer – CTV Calgary

Digital Media Award – Digital Media – Small/Medium Market

  • Global Saskatoon Online – Global Saskatoon

Digital Media Award – Digital Media – Large Market

  • ca/Montreal – CBC Montreal

 Gord Sinclair Award – Live Special Events – Radio

  • Terror in the Capital – 1310News

Gord Sinclair Award – Live Special Events – TV

  • Canada Remembers – Global BC

Peter Gzowski Award – News Information Program – Radio

  • Shooting in the Capital: The Morning After, Ottawa Morning – CBC Ottawa

Trina McQueen Award – News Information Program – TV

  • Focus Ontario: Campaign Launch – Global Toronto

Sam Ross Award – Editorial/Commentary – Radio

  • Fulfilling a Promise – Is It Ever Too Late? – CKNW

Byron MacGregor Award – Best Newscast – Radio – Small Market

  • B-100 Noon News: July 18, 2014 – B-100 (CKBZ) Kamloops

Byron MacGregor Award – Best Newscast – Radio – Medium Market

  • Regina Beach Explosion: 5PM News – News Talk 980 CJME

Byron MacGregor Award – Best Newscast – Radio – Large Market

  • Rob and Doug Campaign Switch – Newstalk 1010

Bert Cannings Award – Best Newscast – TV – Small Market

  • June 18th Flood Preparations: CHAT News at 5:30 – CHAT TV

Bert Cannings Award – Best Newscast – TV – Medium Market

  • Evening News: December 3, 2015 – Global Regina (CFRE)

Bert Cannings Award – Best Newscast – TV – Large Market

  • CTV News at Six – CTV News Toronto

Central Lifetime Achievement Award Winners

Congratulations to Lloyd Robertson and Linden Macintyre as Lifetime Achievement Award winners of RTDNA Canada 2014!

Network Award Winners

Dave Rogers Award – Long Feature – Radio   

  • A Divisive Device – The Current, CBC Radio One

Dave Rogers Award – Long Feature – TV

  • CBC News – The National: 12 Seconds in Boston – CBC

Dave Rogers Award – Short Feature – Radio

  • Teenage Self – CBC News: World at Six

Dave Rogers Award – Short Feature – TV   

  • CBC News – The National: Silver Cross Mother – CBC

Adrienne Clarkson Award – Diversity – Radio

  • Insights: Disability and Sexuality in the LGBTQ Community – Accessible Media Inc.

Adrienne Clarkson Award – Diversity – TV

  • CBC News – The National: Return on Disability – CBC

Dan McArthur Award – In-depth/Investigative – Digital Media

  • Death Behind Bars – Global News

Dan McArthur Award – In-depth/Investigative – Radio

  • Rail Fatigue in Canada – CBC News

Dan McArthur Award – In-depth /Investigative – TV

  • Foreign Workers McJobs – CBC

Ron Laidlaw Award – Continuing Coverage – Digital Media

  • Ebola crisis: On the Ground in Liberia – CBCNews.ca

Ron Laidlaw Award – Continuing Coverage – Radio

  • Canada and Syrian Refugees: Promises Made, Promises Kept? – CBC News

Ron Laidlaw Award – Continuing Coverage – TV

  • CBC News – The National: Canadian Jihadis – CBC

Charlie Edwards Award – Spot News – Digital Media

  • Ottawa Shooting: A Day of Chaos Leaves Soldier, Gunmen Dead – CBCNews.ca

Charlie Edwards Award – Spot News – Radio

  • Parliament Shooting – CBC News: World Report

Charlie Edwards Award – Spot News – TV

  • Parliamentary Shootings – CTV News

Dick Smyth Award – Creative use of Sound – Radio

  • ‘Cyborg’ hears colours he cannot see – The Current, CBC Radio One

Hugh Haugland Award – Creative use of Video – TV

  • 16×9: The Day the Wave Came – Global News

Digital Media Award – Digital Media   

  • CTV News Digital – CTVNews.ca

Data Storytelling Award – Digital Media

  • Here’s the sex offender map Ontario didn’t want you to see – Global News

Gord Sinclair Award – Live Special Events – Radio

  • Parliament Shooting Special – CBC News

Gord Sinclair Award – Live Special Events – TV

  • Shooting on Parliament Hill – CTV News

Peter Gzowski Award – News Information Program – Radio

  • Diagnosis: Dementia – The Current, CBC Radio One

Trina McQueen Award – News Information Program – TV

  • 16×9: The Unspooling Mind – Global News

Byron MacGregor Award – Best Newscast – Radio   

  • Parliament Shooting Show – CBC News: World at Six

Bert Cannings Award – Best Newscast – TV

  • CTV National News with Lisa LaFlamme – CTV News

 

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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For more information, contact Yuliana Tjie at (437) 836.3088 or admin@rtdnacanada.com or Ian Koenigsfest, President, RTDNA Canada at (604) 331-2790 or president@rtdnacanada.com

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