RTDNA Canada, The Association of Electronic Journalists, is pleased to recognize excellence in electronic journalism in the Prairie Region.

SASKATOON, SK March 25, 2016 – 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 journalists, programs, stations and news gathering organizations in radio, television and digital.“At a time of unprecedented challenges to our industry, it is now more

SASKATOON, SK March 25, 2016 – 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 journalists, programs, stations and news gathering organizations in radio, television and digital.“At a time of unprecedented challenges to our industry, it is now more important than ever to recognize the very best in Canadian electronic and digital journalism,” says RTDNA Canada President Ian Koenigsfest. “These prestigious awards allow us to put aside our competitive energies for an evening and celebrate the very best in Canadian journalism.”

The Lifetime Achievement Award was created in 2002 to recognize individuals who have distinguished themselves through outstanding service and continued excellence during the course of their career in broadcast journalism.

Prairie Region Lifetime Achievement Award Winners:

Murray Wood – Rawlco Radio
Gord Steinke – Global News Edmonton

Here are the Nominees for the 2015 RTDNA Awards:

Digital

Adrienne Clarkson Award – Diversity

  • CBC Edmonton, Stopped for being Aboriginal
  • CBC North, Chipewyan baby name controversy

Charlie Edwards Award – Spot News

  • CBC Edmonton, Samaritan Struck Down
  • CBC Saskatchewan, Putting a Name to the Murdered and Missing
  • Global News Winnipeg, Winnipeg Letter Bomber

Data Storytelling Award

  • CBC News Manitoba, Manitoba Jails Bursting at the Seams
  • Global Calgary, Calgary is Ashley Madison Capital

Digital Media Award – Large Market

  • CTV Calgary, Decision Alberta 2015
  • Global Calgary, Best Website

Digital Media Award – Small/Medium Market

  • CBC North, CBC North Digital
  • CBC Saskatoon, Raising a Daughter in the World of Murdered and Missing
  • Global Saskatoon, Global Saskatoon.ca

Ron Laidlaw Award – Continuing Coverage

  • CBC Edmonton, Uber’s Rocky Ride
  • CBC North, Nunuvat Suicide Inquest
  • CBC Saskatchewan, Domestic Homicides, a wake up call

Sports Award (Large Market)

  • CBC Edmonton, Kanada Girl
  • CBC Edmonton, Know when to Hold ’em

Multiplatform

Dan McArthur Award – In-depth/Investigative

  • CBC Calgary, Big Oil U
  • CBC Edmonton, Deadly Secrets: Canada’s EMS Crisis
  • CBC Saskatchewan, HIV Crisis on Saskatchewan First Nations
  • Global Calgary, Code Red

Radio

Adrienne Clarkson Award – Diversity

  • CBC Edmonton, Death by Patricide
  • CBC Edmonton, An Indigenous Home at Ambrose Place
  • CBK Saskatchewan, Learning Arabic on the Prairie

Byron MacGregor Award (Small Market) – Best Newscast

  • Newcap Radio, Big Dog 103.5 9 AM News

Byron MacGregor Award (Medium Market) – Best Newscast

  • News Talk 650 CKOM, 2015 Saskatchewan Wildfires
  • News Talk 980 CJME, CJME Morning News

Byron MacGregor Award (Large Market) – Best Newscast

  • CBC Calgary, CBC Calgary Morning Newscast
  • CBC Edmonton, Officer Down – Every Officer’s Nightmare

Charlie Edwards Award – Spot News

  • 660 NEWS, Tornado Warning
  • 680 CJOB, Gunned Down on Kenaston
  • CBC Edmonton, There’s a Cougar in my Backyard

Dave Rogers Award (Small/Medium Market) – Short Feature

  • CBC Saskatchewan, Waterslide Evacuees
  • News Talk 980 CJME, In Reserve – Saskatchewan’s Civilian Soldiers

Dave Rogers Award (Large Market) – Short Feature

  • CBC Edmonton, Man vs. Mailbox
  • CBC Edmonton, “Vampire” Steps into the Light
  • 680 CJOB, Would You Give This Man Money?

Dave Rogers Award (Small/Medium Market) – Long Feature

  • CBC North, Thawing Permafrost: Jean Marie River
  • CBK Saskatchewan, Raising a Daughter in a World of the Murdered and Missing
  • CBC Saskatoon, Follow the Gun

Dave Rogers Award (Large Market) – Long Feature

  • CBC Edmonton, Too Old to Retire
  • CBC Edmonton, Tricks Trump Danger on Edmonton Streets
  • News Talk 770, Six Hours to Freedom – Human Trafficking in Calgary

Dick Smyth Award – Creative Use of Sound

  • CBC Calgary, The Mighty Mobile
  • CBC Edmonton, Hot Glass
  • CBC North, Kugluktuk Jays Superfans
  • CBC Saskatchewan, A Moveable Feast

Gord Sinclair Award – Live Special Events

  • CBC Calgary, Alberta Votes 2015
  • CBC Edmonton, Mark About Town: Alberta Avenue LIVE from The Carrot

Peter Gzowski Award – Radio News Information Program

  • CBC Edmonton, Muck or Marvel: The True Story of the North Saskatchewan River
  • CBC Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Forest Fires

Ron Laidlaw Award – Continuing Coverage

  • 660 NEWS, Hope Ends in Devastation
  • CBC Edmonton, The Terrorist Next Door
  • News Talk 650 CKOM, Special Coverage of Saskatchewan Wildfires

Sam Ross Award – Editorial / Commentary

  • News Talk 980 CJME, The Wood File
  • TSN 1290, Violence Against Women

Sports Award (Large Market)

  • CBC Edmonton, Made for Manny

Television

Adrienne Clarkson Award – Diversity

  • CTV Saskatoon, Being Noah
  • Global Calgary, Witness Blanket
  • Global Regina (CFRE), Love Knows No Gender

Bert Cannings Award (Small Market) – Best Newscast

  • CHAT TV, CHAT News at 5.30
  • CTV Lethbridge, 5 PM News
  • Global Lethbridge, Blairmore Amber Alert

Bert Cannings Award (Medium Market) – Best Newscast

  • CTV Regina, CTV Regina News at Six
  • CTV Saskatoon, CTV News at 6
  • Global Regina CFRE, The Evening News

Bert Cannnigs Award (Large Market) – Best Newscast

  • CTV Calgary, Amber Alert
  • Global Calgary, Stadium Plaza Fire
  • Global Edmonton, News Hour EPS Death

Charlie Edwards Award – Spot News

  • CTV Calgary, Amber Alert
  • CTV Edmonton, Officer Woodall
  • Global Edmonton, Macs Murders
  • Global News Winnipeg, Winnipeg Letter Bomber

Dave Rogers Award (Small/Medium Market) – Short Feature

  • CBC North, A Shifting Balance
  • CBC North, Northern Norwegian Adventurer
  • CBC Saskatchewan, Babes Behind Bars

Dave Rogers Award (Large Market) – Short Feature

  • CTV Edmonton, Quiet Rebuild
  • CTV Winnipeg, Top Secret: Operation Golden Boy
  • Global Calgary, Life and Death Decisions
  • Global Calgary, Melting Glaciers

Dave Rogers Award (Small/Medium Market) – Long Feature

  • CHAT TV, Prepared to Protect
  • CTV Regina, One Family

Dave Rogers Award (Large Market) – Long Feature

  • CTV Edmonton, Spirit of Giving
  • Global News Winnipeg, Focus Manitoba: Women Redefined

Gord Sinclair Award – Live Special Events

  • CTV Calgary, Provincial Election
  • Global Calgary, Decision Alberta 2015
  • Global Edmonton, Honouring Constable Woodall

Hugh Haugland Award – Creative Use of Video

  • CTV Edmonton, Art Battle
  • Global Calgary, Painting the Tower
  • Global Regina (CFRE), Inspired by Marlo

Ron Laidlaw Award – Continuing Coverage

  • CTV Prince Albert, The Burning North
  • Global Calgary, Taxi Assault
  • Global Edmonton, RCMP Death
  • Global Saskatoon, Fentanyl in Saskatchewan

Sam Ross Award – Editorial / Commentary

  • Global Edmonton, Mirror, Mirror in the Wall

Sports Award (Small/Medium Market)

  • CHAT TV, End of an Era – Medicine Hat Arena
  • CTV News Regina, Gabby – Meeting a Hero
  • Global Saskatoon, Seeing Through his Son’s Eyes

Sports Award (Large Market)

  • Global News Winnipeg, Focus Manitoba – Tyler Fong
  • Global News Winnipeg, Evening News – Jamal Lyles
  • Global Edmonton, Busy Sports Mom

Trina McQueen Award – Television News Information Program

  • CTV Regina, Indigenous Circle
  • Global News Winnipeg, Focus Manitoba – Picture This
  • Global Regina (CFRE), Focus 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.

For more information, contact Monica Sayers at (604) 566.8311 or RTDNA@icsevents.com or Ian Koenigsfest, President, RTDNA Canada at (604) 240.7326 or president@rtdnacanada.com

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