RTDNA AwardsRTDNA Canada, The Association of Electronic Journalists announced the 2015 Awards for Excellence in Electronic Journalism for the Network stations and the Prairie Region. The RTDNA’s awards represent the best in national storytelling on all platforms and they highlight that journalism is a team endeavour. The entries reflect the rich tapestry and depth of journalism in Canada. Despite growing pressures in newsrooms across the country great storytelling is as strong as ever. And the winners are…

Winners for RTDNA 2015 National Awards:

Adrienne Clarkson Award – Diversity – Radio

  • CBC Edmonton: Death by Patricide

Adrienne Clarkson Award – Diversity – TV

  • Global Calgary: Witness Blanket

Adrienne Clarkson Award – Diversity – Digital

  • CBC Edmonton: Stopped for Being Aboriginal

Dan McArthur Award – Multiplatform

  • CBC Edmonton: Deadly Secrets: Canada’s EMS Crisis

Ron Laidlaw Award – Continuing Coverage – TV

  • Global Calgary: Taxi Assault

Hugh Haugland Award – Creative Use of Video

  • CTV Edmonton: Art Battle

Sports Award – Large Market – Radio

  • CBC Edmonton: Mad for Manny

Sam Ross Award – Editorial/Commentary – TV

  • Global Edmonton: Mirror, Mirror on the Wall

Gord Sinclair Award – Live Special Events – TV

  • Global Calgary: Decision Alberta 2015

Winners for RTDNA 2015 Prairie Regional Awards:


Bert Cannings Award – Best Newscast

  • Global News Calgary for State of Emergency Alberta Floods 2013 (Large Market)

Adrienne Clarkson Award – Diversity

  • Global Calgary for The Africa project from Canada to Sierra Leone

Charlie Edwards Award – Spot News

  • Global Calgary for Flash Floods day 1 – Alberta Floods 2013

Dan McArthur Award – In-depth/Investigative

  • CBC Edmonton for Imported Politics

Sports Award

  • Global Edmonton for Esks Kitchen (Large Market)

Sports Award – TV

  • Global Edmonton for Esks Kitchen (Large Market)


Byron MacGregor Award – Best Newscast

  • 660 News for Flood 2013 (Large Market)

Dick Smyth Award – Use of Sound

  • CBC Calgary for Goose Attack! A personal account of man versus nature

Dan McArthur Award – In-depth/Investigative

  • CBC Edmonton for What Happened to Betty Anne Gagnon?

Sports Award – Radio

  • CBC Calgary for In the Moment: Megan Imrie – A biathlete takes us into her mind during competition (Large Market)

Dave Rogers Award – Short Feature

  • CBC Edmonton for Whale of a Christmas (Large Market)

Dave Rogers Award – Long Feature

  • CBC Edmonton for Grounded (Large Market)

Gord Sinclair Award – Live Special Events

  • CBC Radio, Calgary for Calgary Eyeopener – The Day of the Flood

About RTDNA Canada

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. See more at: www.rtdnacanada.com.