The New York Festivals Radio Awards has announced its 2022 Storytellers Gala award-winners, celebrating audio creators from 24 countries.
This year’s Gold winners from Canada included CBC Radio’s The Doc Project – The Skyluck Journals, which won in the Documentary History category. Toronto’s JAZZ.FM91 (CJRT-FM) won Best Jazz Format, while Radio-Canada’s Interprètes afghans: partir ou mourir (Afghan Interpreters: Leave or Die) won Best Narrative/Documentary Podcast.
CBC productions claimed another two Silver awards – one in the Science & Technology category for Quirks & Quarks’ Black in Science Special, and another for Best Music Program Host for CBC Reclaimed’s Jarrett Martineau. Radio-Canada’s Enoch Arden, From the Balcony of ICI Premiere won Silver for Best Drama Special.
JAZZ.FM91 General Manager Dana Wigle called the not-for-profit station’s win “a tremendous honour.”
“It speaks to the incredible talent of our hard-working staff, the passion and loyalty of our listener-supporters, and the brilliant artists and storytellers we get to feature every single day,” said Wigle, in a release. “It’s amazing what this community accomplishes together.”
JAZZ.FM91 was also a finalist in three categories.
All entries in the 2022 competition were judged online by NYF’s Radio Awards Grand Jury of 200+ producers, directors, writers, and other creative media professionals from around the globe.
Find the full list of Canadian winners and finalists here.
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