A series produced by CBC Thunder Bay reporter Nicole Ireland has won an award from the RTDNA, Canada's association of electronic journalists.

Nicole Ireland

CBC Thunder Bay's Nicole Ireland explored several issues surrounding long term care in her series, Who Cares? (CBC)

The series, Who Cares?, shone a light behind the walls of northwestern Ontario long-term care homes, showing the challenges faced by residents, their families, and front-line staff.

The Dan McArthur Award was presented to Ireland, and CBC Thunder Bay, for having the best in-depth or investigative reporting.

The award was announced on Saturday at the Central Canada awards luncheon in Toronto.