CBC British Columbia wins 4 national awards

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It was a great weekend for CBC in British Columbia! The RTDNA (Radio Television Digital News Association) Canada Awards are given to honour the best programs, stations and news gathering organizations in both radio and television. The awards are named after pioneers and innovators in the Canadian news business.

This year's winners include: 

The Charlie Edwards Award for Spot News
"Johnston's Landing"
  • Coverage of the 2012 mudslide at Johnston's Landing in BC.

The Dave Rogers Award for Short Feature - large market
"No Small Feet"
CBC Radio One's The Early Edition 
  • The profile of a man helped out by an organization that provides working gear to those who can't afford it.

The Sports Award - small/medium market
"Marty and the Blazers"
CBC Radio One's Daybreak Kamloops
  • The story of a local hockey player who takes to the ice in honour of his mom, who was left paralyzed after the family was in a terrible car accident.   
The Peter Gzowski Network Award for Best Information Show
"Great Gouge"
CBC Radio One's The Invisible Hand
  • The Invisible Hand was a weekly economics show, hosted by Matthew Lazin-Ryder, that aired last summer on CBC Radio One.

Congratulations to everyone who contributed to these programs!

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