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8th March 2012

RTDNA Canada Announces BC Regional Award Recipients

rtdna canadaRTNDA Canada, The Association of Electronic Journalists, is pleased to recognize excellence in electronic journalism in the BC Region when it presents its annual awards in Burnaby on April 14, 2012. The RTDNA Canada Awards are given to honour the best programs, stations and news-gathering organizations in both radio and television.

“In our 50th anniversary year, we’re pleased to recognize the best work of our peers. It was another record year for awards entries, a clear indication that not only has our history been strong, but that the future of electronic journalism is too.” said RTDNA Canada President Andy LeBlanc. “These awards are named after pioneers and innovators in the Canadian news business. I’m sure they would be elated to see the quality of work that exists in award winning local news coverage today, fifty years after our association was founded. Congratulations to everyone who submitted entries, and especially those who will be receiving awards in April.”

The Television Winners Are:

Bert Cannings Award – Best Newscast
• CJFC-TV Kamloops for Western Canada Summer Games – August 12, 2011 (Small Market)
• CTV Vancouver Island for CTV News at 5 (Medium Market)
• Global BC for News Hour – June 16, 2011 (Large Market)

Adrienne Clarkson Award – Diversity
• Global BC for News Hour – Lost in Translation

Charlie Edwards Award – Spot News
• CBC News Vancouver for Riot Night

Dan McArthur Award – Indepth/Investigative
• CTV British Columbia for The Business of Sex

Dave Rogers Award – Short Feature
• CKPG Prince George for Mackenzie Hockeyville (Small Market)
• CFJC TV Kamloops for Master Corporal Erin Doyle – Remembered (Small Market – Honourable Mention)
• CTV Vancouver Island for Goats Predict Playoff Win (Medium Market)
• CBC Vancouver for Rick Hanson – “The Other Side” (Large Market)

Dave Rogers Award – Long Feature
• CKPG Prince George for The Carving Project (Small Market)
• CTV Vancouver Island for Haunted Island (Medium Market)
• Global BC for News Hour – Land of the Spirit Bear (Large Market)

Gord Sinclair – Live Special Events
• Global BC for BC Remembrance Day Coverage

Ron Laidlaw Award – Continuing Coverage
• Global BC for News HourMiracle in Nevada

Trina McQueen Award – News Information Program
• CTV BC for First Story – Death of a Carver

Hugh Haugland Award – Creative Use of Video
• CTV British Columbia for Soup Sisters

Digital Media Award 
• CTV British Columbia for CTV News Digital Edition

The Radio Winners Are:

Byron MacGregor Award – Best Newscast
• CKBZ Kamloops for B-100 Noon News – October 12, 2011 (Small Market)
• News 1130 for 5:30 AM – Thursday, June 16, 2011 – Post-riot newscast (Large Market)

Best Use of Sound Award
• CBC Radio Vancouver for Security 9/11: The New Normal – Overture

Charlie Edwards Award – Spot News
• CBC Radio for Stanley Cup Riot

Dan McArthur Award – In-depth/Investigative
• CBC Radio Vancouver for Security 9/11: The New Normal

Dave Rogers Award – Short Feature
• CBC Radio Vancouver for Gail, the Golden Age Goalie (Large Market)

Dave Rogers Award – Long Feature
• CKNW Radio for Darcie’s Cry for Justice (Large Market)

Gord Sinclair Award – Live Special Events
• CBC Radio for Stanley Cup Special
• CKWX News1130 for NDP Leadership Assembly 2011 (Honourable Mention)

Peter Gzowski Award – News Information Program
• CBC Radio for The Early Edition – October 20/11

Ron Laidlaw Award – Continuing Coverage
• CKNW Radio for Stanley Cup Riot – from Excitement to Mayhem

Adrienne Clarkson Award – Diversity
• CBC Radio for Lunar New Year’s Series

Sam Ross Award – Editorial / Commentary 
• CKNW for From Hell to Hope – A Personal Journey Through Depression

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