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Global Edmonton nominated for 7 RTDNA awards

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EDMONTON — Global Edmonton has been nominated for seven RTDNA Canada awards in the Prairie Region, including best newscast.

On top of the nominations (listed below) Global Edmonton’s veteran news anchor Gord Steinke will be honoured with the Prairie Region Lifetime Achievement Award at the awards ceremony in Medicine Hat on April 23.

READ MORE: Global Edmonton’s Gord Steinke honoured by RTDNA Canada with lifetime achievement award

RTDNA Canada Awards honour the best journalists, programs, stations and newsgathering organizations in radio, television and digital.

“At a time of unprecedented challenges to our industry, it is now more important than ever to recognize the very best in Canadian electronic and digital journalism,” RTDNA Canada President Ian Koenigsfest said.

“These prestigious awards allow us to put aside our competitive energies for an evening and celebrate the very best in Canadian journalism.”

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Global Edmonton is nominated in the following categories:

Best Newscast – News Hour EPS Const. Daniel Woodall’s Death
Spot News – Mac’s Murders
Live Special Events – Honouring Constable Woodall
Live Special Events – Decision Alberta 2015 (Joint nomination with Global Calgary)
Continuing Coverage – RCMP Death
Editorial / Commentary – Mirror, Mirror in the Wall
Sports Award – Busy Sports Mom

Last year, Global Edmonton took home three RTDNA awards.