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RTNDA presents national and network award recipients
6/22/2004

 
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SASKATOON - The Radio-Television News Directors Association of Canada recently honoured the best in electronic journalism in Canada in 2003 as the coveted RTNDA Awards were presented at the association's National Awards luncheon in Saskatoon on June 12th.

The 2003 National Television winners are:

Bert Cannings Award (Best Newscast)
ATV News, Halifax, NS � "ATV Evening News" (Large Market)
The New VR, Barrie, ON � "VR News Live @ 6" (Medium Market)
CHAT-TV, Medicine Hat, AB � "Newswatch" (Small Market)

Charlie Edwards Award (Spot News)
ATV News, Halifax, NS � "Hurricane Juan"

Dan McArthur Award (In-depth/Investigative)
CBC Saskatchewan, Regina, SK � "The Many Trials of Alpna � Patel"
Radio-Canada Atlantique, Halifax, NS � "Vol de bois (Wood Thief) (Honorable Mention)

Dave Rogers Award (Feature)
CTV British Columbia, Vancouver, BC � "Brendan's Story" (Large Market)
The New VR, Barrie, ON � "VR News Live @ 6 - Stranger Danger�On-Line" (Medium Market)

Gord Sinclair Award (Special Events)
Citytv/CablePulse 24, Toronto, ON � "Toronto Municipal Election" (Large Market)
The New VR, Barrie, ON � "VR News On The Road�Celebrating Muskoka" (Medium Market)

Ron Laidlaw Award (Continuing coverage)
Global Television, Toronto, ON � "Johnathan's Murder"

Sam Ross Award (Editorial)
Citytv Vancouver, Vancouver, BC � "LINT"

Web Site Award
CFCN Television, Calgary, AB � "CFCN.CA"

The 2003 Network Television winners are:

Bert Cannings Award (Best Newscast)
CTV News, Toronto, ON � "November 27th, 2003 Newscast"

Charlie Edwards Award (Spot News)
Global National, Burnaby, BC � "Mad Cow Breakout"

Dan McArthur Award (In-depth/Investigative)
CBC Television, Toronto, ON � "CBC News: The National � One of Their Own"
CBC-Country Canada, Winnipeg, MB � "The Tecam Sea" (Honorable Mention)

Dave Rogers Award (Feature)
CTV, Toronto, ON � "W-Five: The Bear's Embrace"
CTV, Toronto, ON � "W-Five: Friendly Fire" (Honorable Mention)

Gord Sinclair Award (Special Events)
CBC News, Toronto, ON � "CBC News: The 2010 Olympic Decision"

Ron Laidlaw Award (Continuing coverage)
CBC Television, Toronto, ON � "CBC News: The National � Attack on Iraq"

The 2003 National Radio winners are:

Byron MacGregor Award (Best Newscast)
CBC Radio Vancouver, BC � "CBC Morning News" (Large Market)
AM 800 CKLW, Windsor, ON � "8 AM News December 2nd 2003 Rob Shervill" (Medium Market)
FM102, Toronto, ON � "7:00 AM Major News Package" (Small Market)

Charlie Edwards Award (Spot News)
CBC Radio - 740, Edmonton, AB � "Historic Edmonton Burns"
CBC Radio Vancouver, BC � "Flooded" � Vik Adhopia (Honorable Mention)

Dan McArthur Award (In-depth/Investigative)
630 CHED, Edmonton, AB � "The Inside Story with Michelle Boden"

Dave Rogers Award (Feature)
CBC Radio, Vancouver, BC � "Fade to Black" (Large Market)
CBC Radio, Victoria, BC � "The Open Doors" (Medium Market)
CBC Fredericton, NB � "Anywhere But Here" (Small Market)
CBC Radio Saskatchewan, Regina, SK � "Wilderness Rendezvous" (Honorable Mention)

Gord Sinclair Award (Special Events)
CKNW NewsTalk 980, Vancouver, BC � "Going For Gold � Decision Day for the 2010 Winter Games" (Large Market)
Standard Radio, Kelowna, BC � "BC Firewatch" (Medium Market)

Ron Laidlaw Award (Continuing coverage)
Newstalk 1010 CFRB, Toronto, ON � "The Holly Jones Story"
CKOV63 AM, Kelowna, BC � "Kelowna Firestorm" (Honorable Mention)

Sam Ross Award (Editorial)
The Moose 99.5 FM, Bracebridge, ON � "Dick Smyth's Commentary"

The 2003 Network Radio winners are:

Byron MacGregor Award (Best Newscast)
CBC � National Radio News, Toronto, ON � "World at Six � April 9, 2003"

Charlie Edwards Award (Spot News)
Standard Radio, Kelowna, BC � "BC Firewatch"
CBC National Radio News, Toronto, ON � "Convoy Attack" (Honorable Mention)

Dan McArthur Award (In-depth/Investigative)
CBC Radio Calgary, Calgary, AB � "When Rose Met Suzanne"
CBC Radio Toronto, ON � "Shakedown & Addicted in the Line of Duty" (Honorable Mention)

Dave Rogers Award (Feature)
CBC Radio One, Toronto, ON � "The Inside Track: Kirk Johnson"
CBC Manitoba, Winnipeg, MB � "The Great Imposter" (Honorable Mentions)

Gord Sinclair Award (Special Events)
Broadcast News, Toronto, ON � "Decision 2010"

Ron Laidlaw Award (Continuing coverage)
CBC � National Radio News, Toronto, ON � "Frozen Ghosts" � An - Investigation into the Deaths of Lawrence Wegner & Neil Stonechild"

Web Site Award
CBC Radio � Web One, Toronto, ON � "Rebuilding Regent"

RTNDA Canada is the voice for electronic journalists and news managers in Canada. The members of RTNDA 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 RTNDA 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 RTNDA Canada at (416) 756-2213 or e-mail: rtnda@taylorenterprises.com, or www.rtndacanada.com.
 
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