Newstalk 1010 claims six regional Edward R. Murrow Awards

Newstalk 1010 (CFRB-AM) Toronto and CTV News/CFRA-AM Ottawa are among the Canadian news organizations to win multiple, regional Edward R. Murrow Awards.

Handed out by the Radio Television Digital News Association in the U.S., the awards recognize outstanding achievement in electronic journalism. The regional award winners, announced this week, will move on to national competition.

Newstalk 1010 won six awards in the Large Market Radio category, including Excellence in Sound, Feature Reporting and Best Newscast. CTV News Ottawa and sister radio property CFRA-AM earned four awards, while Global BC, CTV Kitchener, 680 News (CFTR-AM) Toronto came away with three apiece.

Here is the full list of Canadian honourees:

Small Market Radio

News Documentary

Graham Hill’s Championship Journey With BRM

Siren Radio

Lincoln, Lincolnshire

Newscast

570News Morning News “Ontario Turns Blue”

570News Kitchener

Kitchener, ON

 

Small Market Television

Overall Excellence

CTV Kitchener

Kitchener, ON

 

Continuing Coverage

Humboldt Broncos Bus Crash

Global Saskatoon

Saskatoon, SK

 

Feature Reporting

Family Ties in the Sky

Global Regina

Regina, SK

 

News Series

Man Vs. Machine

CTV Kitchener

Kitchener, ON

 

Newscast

House Explosion

CTV Kitchener

Kitchener, ON

 

Large Market Radio

 

Overall Excellence

680 NEWS

Tononto, ON

 

Breaking News Coverage

April 23rd Van Attack

680 NEWS

Toronto, ON

 

Continuing Coverage

Danforth Shooting

NEWSTALK1010

Toronto, ON

 

Excellence in Innovation

City Vote 2018

NEWS 1130

Vancouver, BC

 

Excellence in Sound

Smoke ‘Em If You Got ‘Em – Pot Is Legal in Canada

NEWSTALK1010

Toronto, ON

 

Feature Reporting

Burning Down the Family Tree

NEWSTALK1010

Toronto, ON

 

Investigative Reporting

Unassisted Death

CBC Edmonton

Edmonton, AB

 

Multimedia

680 NEWS

Toronto, ON

 

News Documentary

The Secret Lives of People With Disabilities

NEWSTALK1010

Toronto, ON

 

News Series

The Rise of Hate

NEWSTALK1010

Toronto, ON

 

Newscast

Yonge Street Van Attack

NEWSTALK1010

Toronto, ON

 

Large Market Television

 

Overall Excellence

CTV Vancouver

Vancouver, BC

 

Breaking News Coverage

Yonge Street Van Attack

CTV News Toronto

Toronto, ON

 

Continuing Coverage

BC Wildfires

Global News BC

Vancouver, BC

 

Excellence in Innovation

Decision BC 2018

Global News BC

Vancouver, BC

 

Excellence in Video

Steam Power: An RCMP Officer Living With PTSD Finds Peace on the Water

CTV News and CFRA-AM

Ottawa, ON

 

Feature Reporting

Medical First: Face Transplant Giving a New Look and a New Life

CTV News and CFRA-AM

Ottawa, ON

 

Hard News

Dying Homeless

Global Calgary

Calgary, AB

 

Investigative Reporting

Money Laundering in BC

Global News BC

Vancouver, BC

 

Multimedia

CBC Toronto

Toronto, ON

 

News Series

Pride Without Prejudice

Global Calgary

Calgary, AB

 

Newscast

Tornado – Path of Destruction

CTV News and CFRA-AM

Ottawa, ON

 

Sports Reporting

Unmasking Cancer

CTV News and CFRA-AM

Ottawa, ON

 


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Connie has worked coast-to-coast as a reporter, editor, anchor and host at CKNW and News 1130 in Vancouver, News 95.7 and CBC in Halifax, and CFCW Edmonton, among other stations. With a passion for music, film and community service, she led News 95.7 to a 2013 Atlantic Journalism Award and regional RTDNA award for Best Radio Newscast. More recently, she was nominated for Music Journalist of the Year at Canadian Music Week 2019. To report a typo or error please email - corrections@broadcastdialogue.com

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