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CHUM Wins Seven Central Regional


CHUM Limited is pleased to announce its radio and television divisions have won seven 2006 Central Regional RTNDA Awards including Best Newscast for Citytv Toronto and A-Channel London. Presented by RTNDA Canada, The Association of Electronic Journalists, the awards were announced Saturday and recognize excellence in electronic journalism. The Central Regional winners now go on to compete for the RTNDA National Awards to be presented at the RTNDA National Convention in Vancouver, BC on June 23, 2007.

CHUM Radio and CHUM Television have received the following awards:

Bert Cannings Award – Best Newscast

Citytv, “CityNews at Six” (Large Market)

A-Channel London, “A-Channel News” (Medium Market)

Dave Rogers Award – Long Feature

A-Channel Barrie, “When Seconds Count” (Medium Market)

Gord Sinclair Award – Special Events

Citytv, “City Vote 2006”

Diversity Award

A-Channel Barrie, “Hockey Stars”

Byron MacGregor Award – Best Newscast

AM 800 CKLW, “Election Aftermath” (Medium Market)

Charlie Edwards Award – Spot News

AM 800 CKLW, “Officer Down”

Honourable Mentions:

Charlie Edwards Award – Spot News

A-Channel London, “Bandidos Mass Murder”

Dan McArthur Award – In-depth/Investigative

Citytv, “King West Opticians”

News Information Program Award

A-Channel London, “Inquiry Lest we Forget”

Ron Laidlaw Award – Continuing Coverage

AM 800 CKLW, “Officer Down”

RTNDA Canada is the voice of electronic journalists and news managers in Canada. The members of RTNDA Canada recognize the responsibility of broadcast journalists to promote and to protect the freedom to report independently about matters of public interest and to present a wide range of expressions, opinions and ideas. The RTNDA Canada Code of Ethics, adopted by the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council, is used to measure fairness and accuracy in our profession.

CHUM Limited (, one of Canada’s leading media companies and content providers, owns and operates 34 radio stations, 12 local television stations and 21 specialty channels, as well as an environmental music distribution division. Through international format licences and program sales, CHUM’s original content is seen in over 120 countries worldwide and is distributed via new media platforms, including interactive television, wireless services and exclusive CHUM-branded Internet properties.


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