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Global Edmonton nominated for 6 RTDNA Prairie Region Awards

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Global Edmonton has been nominated for six Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Awards in the Prairie region.

RTDNA Canada Awards honour the best journalists, programs, stations and news-gathering organizations in radio, television and digital platforms.

Below are the six nominations for Global Edmonton’s 2018 content, with one in the digital category and five in the television category.

Digital category

Breaking News – Charlie Edwards Award

Television category

Continuing Coverage – Ron Laidlaw Award

Diversity – Adrienne Clarkson Award

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Long Feature – Dave Rogers Award (Large Market)

Opinion and Commentary – Sam Ross Award

TV Newscast – Bert Cannings Award (Large Market)

Radio category

630 CHED and Global News Radio 880, two Edmonton radio stations owned by Corus Entertainment (which also owns Global Edmonton), were also nominated for awards in two radio categories.

Short Feature – Dave Rogers Award (Large Market)

Radio Newscast – Byron MacGregor Award (Large Market)

  • CHQT – Global News Radio 880 – Best News Ever

The Prairie region winners will be announced at the regional awards ceremony on April 6 in Saskatoon, Sask.

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