RTDNA Canada

RTDNA Canada

January 30, 2017 08:00 ET

RTDNA Awards of Excellence - Entry period extended to February 2

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Jan. 30, 2017) -

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RTDNA Canada is currently accepting submissions to the 2017 Regional and Network Awards celebrating excellence in Canadian news and sports programming. Due to demand, the entry period has been extended to February 2.

Last year, the RTDNA Awards Program underwent a review and subsequent expansion to acknowledge the growing importance of digital, live network sports programming and additional network categories which had previously been limited to the regions.

The categories include Continuing Coverage, Creative Use of Sound, Creative Use of Video, Data Storytelling, Digital Media, Diversity, Editorial Commentary, In-depth/Investigative Excellence, Live Special Events, Long Feature, Radio News Information Program, Radio Newscast, Short Feature, Sports - Feature, Sports - Live Special Events, Spot News, TV News Information Program, and TV Newscast.

Submission Deadline: Thursday, February 2 at 11:59 pm ET.

Eligibility: The awards are open to RTDNA Canada members from stations, networks, syndication services, website and online news organizations.

Eligibility Period: Entries must have been first broadcast or published between January 1st and December 31st, 2016.

Code of Ethics: The RTDNA Canada Code of Ethics serves as the basis for judging standards.

Regional winners will be announced in April at RTDNA Regional Conferences in Dartmouth (NS), Toronto (ON), Medicine Hat (SK) and Vancouver (BC).

National and Network winners will be announced at the RTDNA Canada National Awards Gala on May 27 in Toronto (ON).

For more information on the entry guidelines, dates and pricing please visit http://www.rtdnacanada.com/call-for-entries/.

Become a Member: https://rtdna.wildapricot.org/join-us

Awards Submission Site: http://rtdnaawards.com/

About RTDNA

RTDNA Canada is the voice of broadcast and digital journalists and news managers in Canada. We believe an informed public is vital to a democratic society. Canadian Journalisms purpose is to serve the public interest. It is our responsibility to act independently, to be fair and respectful, and to report the facts. The RTDNA Canada Code of Journalistic Ethics, adopted by the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council, is used to measure fairness and accuracy in our profession. We welcome its adoption by all practicing journalists.

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