Global News wins 21 RTDNA Awards

Global Montreal has been nominated for three RTDNA awards.
Global News has won 21 RTDNA Awards. RTDNA awards

Global News has been recognized with a total of 21 awards at this year’s RTDNA Awards.

RTDNA Canada, the Association of Electronic Journalists, honour the best journalists, programs, stations and newsgathering organizations in radio, television and digital annually.

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Several Global News personalities received lifetime achievement awards, including assignment editor and journalist Clive Jackson, who retired from Global BC last summer after 25 years and Global News Edmonton anchor Gord Steinke.

In the Atlantic region, RTDNA honoured former Global Halifax news anchor Allan Rowe posthumously. Rowe, who went into provincial politics, died a year ago.

Full list of awards:

BC Region


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Prairie Region


  • Adrienne Clarkson Award – Diversity — Global Calgary, Witness Blanket
  • Bert Cannings Award (Small Market) – Best Newscast — Global Lethbridge, Blairmore Amber Alert
  • Bert Cannings Award (Medium Market) – Best Newscast — Global Regina CFRE, The Evening News
  • Bert Cannings Award (Large Market) – Best Newscast — Global Calgary, StadiumPlaza Fire
  • Charlie Edwards Award – Spot News — Global Edmonton, Mac’s Murders
  • Dave Rogers Award (Large Market) – Short Feature — Global Calgary, Life & Death Decisions
  • Dave Rogers Award (Large Market) – Long Feature — Global News Winnipeg, Focus Manitoba: Women Redefined
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  • Gord Sinclair Award – Live Special Events — Global Calgary, Decision Alberta 2015
  • Ron Laidlaw Award – Continuing Coverage — Global Calgary, Taxi Assault
  • Sam Ross Award – Editorial / Commentary — Global Edmonton, Mirror, Mirror in the Wall
  • Sports Award (Large Market) — Global Edmonton, Busy Sports Mom

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Central Region 



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Atlantic Region


  • Dave Rogers Award (Small/Medium Market) – Short Feature — Global New Brunswick: Bud the Guardian Angel Dog
  • Hugh Haugland Award – Creative Use of Video — Global New Brunswick: Fredericton Underwater
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