Global Edmonton and Global News Radio 880 nominated for 12 RTDNA awards

Global Edmonton and Global News Radio 880 have together been nominated for a total of 12 Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Awards in the Prairie region.

The RTDNA Canada Awards recognize the best journalists, programs, stations and news organizations in digital, television and radio across the country.

Prairie region winners will be announced at the regional awards ceremony in Calgary on April 4.

Below are the five nominations that Global Edmonton received for its content from breaking news to sports reporting in 2019.

Digital Category

Breaking News — Charlie Edwards Award

  • High Level Wildfire Evacuation

News — Live Special Events — Gord Sinclair Award

  • Alberta Election 2019

Continuing Coverage — Ron Laidlaw Award

  • Alberta Election 2019

Multiplatform Category

Dejero Award for Best Technical Innovation

  • Northern Alberta Wildfires

Excellence in Innovation

  • Alberta Election Campaign

Television Category

Breaking News — Charlie Edwards Award

  • High Level Evacuation

Long Feature — Dave Rogers Award

  • Global News: All In

Opinion and Commentary — Sam Ross Award

  • What Price, A Human Life? Bob Layton Editorial

Sports — Feature Reporting 

  • Ethan’s Team

TV Newscast — Bert Cannings Award (Large Market) 

  • Global News Hour at 6: May 30, 2019

News — Live Special Events — Gord Sinclair Award 

  • Decision Alberta 2019

Radio Category

Radio Newscast — Byron MacGregor Award (Large Market) 

  • Global News Radio 880 — Our City, Our News


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