Global Calgary, Global Edmonton win 5 regional RTDNA Canada awards

The winners of the 2021 Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Prairie Region Awards were announced on Tuesday, with Global Calgary and Global Edmonton taking home a combined five awards.

RTDNA Canada Awards honour the best journalists, programs, stations and newsgathering organizations in the categories of video, audio and digital.

Read more: Global Calgary nominated for 13 RTDNA Prairie Region Awards

Global Calgary had four winning submissions, all of which were awarded in the video category, including:

  • Breaking News (Large Market): Global Calgary – Coronavirus – Calgary Lockdown
  • Excellence in Innovation Sponsored by Dejero: Global Calgary – Anti-Racism Rally
  • Excellence in Sports Reporting: Global Calgary – Ikebuchi Hockey Family: Persevering Through Tragedy
  • Feature News (Large Market): Global Calgary – Cancer Graduate

In addition, Global Calgary’s Paul Dunphy received a lifetime achievement award for his 36 years on-air.

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Read more: Global Calgary’s Paul Dunphy receives lifetime achievement award from RTNDA Canada

Global Edmonton won one award in the video category:

  • Continuing Coverage – Global Edmonton – Fort McMurray Flooding
Click to play video: 'Fort McMurray begins flood recovery' Fort McMurray begins flood recovery

Fort McMurray begins flood recovery – May 3, 2020

In addition, 630 CHED won a regional award in the audio category:

630 CHED is owned by Corus Entertainment, the parent company of Global News.

For a complete list of RTDNA Canada 2021 Prairie Region Award winners, visit the RTDNA website.

© 2021 Global News, a division of Corus Entertainment Inc.

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