RTDNA Canada

RTDNA Canada

April 24, 2016 02:00 ET

RTDNA Canada Announces BC Region Award Recipients

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - April 24, 2016) - RTDNA Canada, The Association of Electronic Journalists, is pleased to recognize excellence in electronic journalism in the BC 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.

BC Region Lifetime Achievement Award Winners:

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.

Clive Jackson - Global BC - Retired
Frank Stanford - C-FAX 1070 (Bell Media)

Here are the Winners for the 2015 RTDNA Awards:

Digital

Adrienne Clarkson Award - Diversity

  • Global BC, Making History

Charlie Edwards Award - Spot News

  • Global BC, Tofino Tragedy

Data Storytelling Award

  • Global BC, 12 Deadliest Highways

Digital Media Award - Small/Medium Market

  • CTV Vancouver Island, VancouverIsland.ctvnews.ca

Digital Media Award - Large Market

  • CBC British Columbia, cbc.ca/bc

Ron Laidlaw Award - Continuing Coverage

  • CBC British Columbia, Tofino's Tragedy: The Sinking of the Leviathan II

Sam Ross Award - Commentary

  • CBC British Columbia, Analysis: Om the Bridge

Sports Award - Large Market

  • Global BC, History of the Grizzlies

Multiplatform

Dan McArthur Award - In-depth/Investigative

  • CBC Vancouver, Dying in Care

Radio

Adrienne Clarkson Award - Diversity

  • CBC Vancouver, In Dignity: Disabilities, Freedom and the Fight for Security

Byron MacGregor Award (Small Market) - Best Newscast

  • CBC Kamloops, Flood Impact

Byron MacGregor Award (Medium Market) - Best Newscast

  • C-FAX 1070, Victoria @ NOON

Byron MacGregor Award (Large Market) - Best Newscast

  • CBC Vancouver, CBC News at 7.30 am

Charlie Edwards Award - Spot News

  • NEWS 1130, Port Fire

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

  • CBC Prince George, Rehab at the River: Water Ceremony

Dave Rogers Award (Large Market) - Short Feature

  • CKNW Radio, Langley Book Award

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

  • C-FAX 1070, "My Journey to James"

Dave Rogers Award (Large Market) - Long Feature

  • CKNW Radio, Aging Alone

Dick Smyth Award - Creative Use of Sound

  • CBC Vancouver, In Search of Selkirk Sally

Gord Sinclair Award - Live Special Events

  • NEWS 1130, Your Vote 2015 - Federal Election Live Coverage

Peter Gzowski Award - Radio News Information Program

  • CBC Kelowna, Daybreak South

Ron Laidlaw Award - Continuing Coverage

  • CBC Victoria, Tragedy off Tofino

Sam Ross Award - Editorial / Commentary

  • CKNW Radio, Simi Sara on Terrorism

Sports Award (Small/Medium Market)

  • CBC Kelowna, Hockey Enforcer's Struggle with Concussions

Sports Award (Large Market)

  • CBC Vancouver, Seattle Seahawks: The Quest for Super Bowl XLIX

Television

Adrienne Clarkson Award - Diversity

  • CTV Vancouver, Dickson Chases His Dream

Bert Cannings Award (Small Market) - Best Newscast

  • CKPG TV, CKPG News

Bert Cannings Award (Medium Market) - Best Newscast

  • CHEK, CHEK News at 5 - Tragedy in Tofino

Bert Cannings Award (Large Market) - Best Newscast

  • CTV Vancouver, CTV News at 6

Charlie Edwards Award - Spot News

  • CTV Vancouver, Port Fire

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

  • CTV Vancouver Island, Returning Home

Dave Rogers Award (Large Market) Short Feature

  • Global BC, Giddy Grandma

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

  • CTV Vancouver Island, Benches

Dave Rogers Award (Large Market) - Long Feature

  • Global BC, Transforming Healthcare: St. Paul's Hospital

Gord Sinclair Award - Live Special Events

  • CTV Vancouver, Remembrance Day

Hugh Haugland Award - Creative Use of Video

  • CTV Vancouver, Still Fighting

Ron Laidlaw Award - Continuing Coverage

  • CTV Vancouver, Whale Watching Disaster

Sam Ross Award - Editorial / Commentary

  • CTV Vancouver, Last Word - Trudeau Dynasty

Sports Award (Small/Medium Market)

  • CTV Vancouver Island, Pitch of Dreams

Sports Award (Large Market)

  • CTV Vancouver, Hole in One - Times Two

Trina McQueen Award - Television News Information Program

  • CBC Vancouver, First Nations Father's Day

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.

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