TORONTO, ON, April 24, 2016 – RTDNA Canada, The Association of Electronic Journalists, is pleased to recognize excellence in electronic journalism in the Central Region.

TORONTO, ON, April 24, 2016 – RTDNA Canada, The Association of Electronic Journalists, is pleased to recognize excellence in electronic journalism in the Central Region. RTDNA Canada Awards honour the best programs, stations and newsgathering organizations in radio, television and digital. “Congratulations to the winners for the exceptionally high quality of work across all our

TORONTO, ON, April 24, 2016 – RTDNA Canada, The Association of Electronic Journalists, is pleased to recognize excellence in electronic journalism in the Central Region.

RTDNA Canada Awards honour the best programs, stations and newsgathering organizations in radio, television and digital. “Congratulations to the winners for the exceptionally high quality of work across all our regions” said RTDNA Canada President Ian Koenigsfest. “Despite another year of great challenges to our industry, journalists in Canada have once again displayed they can produce some of the best storytelling and journalism in the world. I am extremely proud of the level of excellence displayed with these award winning entries.

Here are the Winners for the 2015 RTDNA Awards:

Digital

Adrienne Clarkson Award – Diversity

  • CBC Hamilton, Police Carding in Hamilton

Charlie Edwards Award – Spot News

  • CBC Montreal – Cédrika Provencher’s remains are found

Data Storytelling Award

  • Global Toronto – Across Ontario, desperate problem gamblers surround casinos

Digital Media Award – Large Market

  • CBC Montreal – CBC Montreal Website

Ron Laidlaw Award – Continuing Coverage

  • CBC Toronto – CBC Toronto – Social coverage of Jays’ playoff run

Multiplatform

Dan McArthur Award – In-depth/Investigative

  • CBC Montreal, Conservative Candidate Chris Lloyd runs in Trudeau’s Riding as an Art Project

Radio

Adrienne Clarkson Award – Diversity

  • CBC Toronto, Metro Morning: Fathering Change

Byron MacGregor Award (Small Market) – Best Newscast

  • 560 CFOS Owen Sound, The Arson Fires in Owen Sound

Byron MacGregor Award (Medium Market) – Best Newscast

  • AM800 CKLW, AM800 News 6:30 a.m.

Byron MacGregor Award (Large Market) – Best Newscast

  • CBC Toronto, CBC Toronto Radio Newscast Oct. 20

Charlie Edwards Award – Spot News

  • 680 NEWS, Missing Toddler

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

  • CBC Sudbury, Helping a Marathon

Dave Rogers Award (Large Market) – Short Feature

  • 1310 News, Parliament Hill Shootings Aftermath

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

  • CBC Sudbury, Angels and Demons

Dave Rogers Award (Large Market) – Long Feature

  • CBC Ottawa, Transgendered Family

Dick Smyth Award – Creative Use of Sound

  • 680 NEWS, Animal Sounds

Gord Sinclair Award – Live Special Events

  • Newstalk 1010, Taxi Protest Paralyzes Toronto

Peter Gzowski Award – Radio News Information Program

  • CBC Quebec City, Jacques Parizeau (1930-2015)

Ron Laidlaw Award – Continuing Coverage

  • Newstalk 1010, The Search for Elijah Marsh

Sam Ross Award – Editorial / Commentary

  • CBC Montreal, The Oka standoff: Loreen Pindera looks back, 25 years after the Mohawk barricades went up

Sports Award (Small/Medium Market)

  • CBC Sudbury, Skipping

Sports Award (Large Market)

  • 680 Radio, Sporting Election and Siri the Sportscaster

Television

Adrienne Clarkson Award – Diversity

  • CTV Windsor, Living Blind

Bert Cannings Award (Medium Market) – Best Newscast

  • CTV Kitchener, Election Night

Bert Cannings Award (Large Market) – Best Newscast

  • City, Citynews At Six

Charlie Edwards Award – Spot News

  • City, Paris Terror

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

  • CTV Windsor, The Minivan – Saviour of Windsor Assembly

Dave Rogers Award (Large Market) Short Feature

  • CTV Montreal, Crash of the Liberator

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

  • CTV Barrie, Medical Marijuana

Dave Rogers Award (Large Market) – Long Feature

  • City, Vigilante

Gord Sinclair Award – Live Special Events

  • City, CityVote 2015

Hugh Haugland Award – Creative Use of Video

  • CTV News Toronto, Miniature Toronto

Ron Laidlaw Award – Continuing Coverage

  • CP24, The Uber Era

Sam Ross Award – Editorial / Commentary

  • Global Montreal, ‘Twas the Day Before Christmas

Sports Award (Small/Medium Market)

  • CTV London, Hockey Pad History

Sports Award (Large Market)

  • CTV News Ottawa, Cold War Spy Story

Trina McQueen Award – Television News Information Program

  • CBC Toronto, Our Toronto – Nov. 21 show

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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