March 9, 2018 4:46 pm
Updated: March 9, 2018 5:08 pm

Global Montreal nominated for three RTDNA awards

The local news organization was nominated for its coverage of the 2017 Montreal mayoral elections. November 5, 2017.

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Global Montreal was nominated for three awards in the Central Region by the Radio Television Digital News Association.

The RTDNA Canada Awards aim to recognize excellent work in journalism by honouring programs, stations, news organizations and individual journalists.

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“These prestigious RTDNA awards not only recognize excellence in journalism, they also reflect a healthy, vibrant and increasingly curious profession determined to remain committed to seeking out facts, balance and objectivity,” says RTDNA Canada president, Ian Koenigsfest.

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Nominees were announced Friday morning, Global Montreal was nominated as finalist for three entries in Canada’s central region.

Global Montreal is nominated for its November 5 online municipal election coverage in the Digital Gord Sinclair News-Live Special Events Award category.

Gord Sinclair Award:

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Global Montreal is nominated for two additional RTDNAs television entries; its local mayoral candidate debates in the lead up to the municipal election as well as a heartwarming story about an unlikely sports fan.

TV News Information Program – Trina McQueen Award

  • CBC Toronto, Our Toronto
  • Global Montreal, Decision 2017
  • Global Toronto, Focus Ontario: Confronting the Critics

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Sports – Feature Reporting Award:

  • CTV Kitchener, On the Roster, Field of Dreams
  • CTV London, Music Man
  • Global Montreal, 91-year-old Habs Superfan Ready for Playoffs

Central Region winners will be announced at the regional awards ceremony on April 14 in Toronto, ON.

— source RTDNA

 

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