Global News Toronto led in the television category of the Radio Television Digital News Association awards for the central region, while CBC Radio Toronto led in the radio categories. 

Global News Toronto led in the television category of the Radio Television Digital News Association awards for the central region, while CBC Radio Toronto led in the radio categories. 

Here is the complete list of winners according to the press release

Television Winners

Bert Cannings Award – Best Newscast

  • CTV News Barrie for CTV News at 6 (Medium Market)
  • Global Toronto for Toronto in the Crossfire (Large Market)

Adrienne Clarkson Award – Diversity

  • CBC News Toronto for Cease Fire: Reclaiming Our Communities, Somali Policing

Charlie Edwards Award – Spot News

  • CTV Kitchener for Hampstead

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Dan McArthur Award – In-depth/Investigative

  • Global Toronto for Trouble Overhead

Dave Rogers Award – Short Feature

  • CTV Kitchener for Lydia Comes Homes (Small/Medium Market)
  • CTV Montreal for Ghost Hunters (Large Market)

Dave Rogers Award – Long Feature

  • Rogers TV for In Focus: Seasons Of Hope (Small/Medium Market)
  • CityTV for Inside Story: Autism (Large Market)

Gord Sinclair – Live Special Event

  • CBC Montreal for Quebec Election 2012, Live Coverage of the Party Québécois victory rally shooting

Ron Laidlaw Award – Continuing Coverage

  • CTV News Toronto for Wallenda's Walk Over the Falls

Hugh Haugland Award – Creative Use of Video

  • CTV Ottawa for Commuter Challenge

Digital Media Award

  • Global Toronto for The Gardiner – Trouble Overhead
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Sports Award

  • CBC Montreal for Alouettes Reflect on East Final Loss (Large Market)

Radio Winners

Byron MacGregor Award – Best Newscast

  • CKNR The Moose 94.1 for Standing Down a Community Reacts in Anguish (Small Market)
  • AM800 CKLW for AM800 News 7:00 am (Medium Market)
  • CBC Radio One Toronto 99.1 FM for Danzig Street Shooting – The Morning After (Large Market)

Dick Smyth Award – Use of Sound

  • CBC Radio Sudbury for Joy of Music

Charlie Edwards Award – Spot News

  • 680News for Eaton Centre Shooting

Dan McArthur Award – In-depth/Investigative

  • CBC Radio Sudbury for Healing After Abuse

Dave Rogers Award – Short Feature

  • CBC Radio Thunder Bay for Graduation Day (Small/Medium Market)
  • 680News for Psy – Half Time Style (Large Market)

Dave Rogers Award – Long Feature

  • CBC Radio Thunder Bay for Little Charlie (Small/Medium Market)
  • CBC Radio One Toronto 99.1 FM for Danzig Street Masons (Large Market)

Gord Sinclair Award – Live Special Events

  • News talk 1010 for Rob Ford Conflict of Interest Ruling

Peter Gzowski Award – News Information Program

  • CBC Quebec City for Post-Election Night Show

Ron Laidlaw Award – Continuing Coverage

  • CBC Radio Toronto 99.1 FM for The Trial of Michael Rafferty

Adrienne Clarkson Award – Diversity

  • CBC Radio Toronto 99.1 FM for Building Community: Life in a Rexdale Highrise

Sam Ross Award – Editorial Commentary

  • News talk 1010 for Danzig Street Shootings – A Call to Action

Sports Award

  • CBC Radio Sudbury for Learning to Run (Small/Medium Market)
  • CBC Montreal for Turning Olympic Heartbreak into Song (Large Market)

Tamara Baluja is an award-winning journalist with CBC Vancouver and the 2018 Michener-Deacon fellow for journalism education. She was the associate editor for J-Source from 2013-2014.