The 2017 NATIONAL & NETWORK RADIO winners are:


Charlie Edwards Award for Spot News

  • National: 680 NEWS: Stakeout, Shootout, and a Stabbing


  • Network: CBC News: The World at Six: Brussels Bombing



Gord Sinclair Award for Outstanding Coverage of Live Special Events

  • National: 650 CKOM’s Day of Caring for Fort McMurray
  • Network: CBC Music: q: A Tribute to Leonard Cohen



Dick Smyth Award for Creative Use Of Sound

  • National: CBC Toronto: Metro Morning: “Letters to Mohammed”
  • NetworkCBC News: The World at Six: Battleground Florida



Dave Rogers Award for Best Short Feature

  • National – Small/ Med Market: CBC Thunder Bay: A Promise Kept
  • National – Larget Market: CBC Vancouer: Facing Fentanyl: A Young Addict and his Mom
  • Network: CBC News: RNC Diversity 



Dave Rogers Award for Best Long Feature

  • National – Small/ Med Market: CBC Nova Scotia: Atlantic Voice:
    A Journey to Jamaica
  • National – Large Market: CBC Montreal: Two Veterans, Decades Apart
  • Network: CBC News: The World at Six: Notes of a Lawsuit


Sam Ross Award for Editorial Commentary 

  • National: 980 CJME: Taylor Field – Saying Farewell
  • Network: CBC Radio: Out in the Open: The Invisibility of Late-term Pregnancy Loss 



Feature Sports Reporting Award 

  • National – Small/ Med Market: CBC Kamloops: Daybreak: Women’s
    World Hockey Comes to Kamloops
  • National – Large Market: CBC Calgary: Taekwondo Kid


  • Network: CBC Sports: 10-Thousand Hours: the Patience, Pain
    and Pride it Takes to be an Olympian



Sports Live Special Events Award

  • Network: CBC Sports: Olympic Games Report



Ron Laidlaw Award for Continuing Coverage

  • National: CBC Vancouver: Fault Lines
  • Network: CBC Radio: The Current’s Public Forums on Missing
    and Murdered Indigenous Women



Adrienne Clarkson Diversity Award

  • NationalCBC Vancouver: Finding Refuge
  • NetworkCBC Radio: Ideas From the Trenches: Undoing Linguicide



Peter Gzowski Award for Best Radio News Information Program

  • National: CBC Quebec City: Six Quebecers Killed in Burkina Faso Terrorist Attack
  • Network: NEWSTALK1010: Suffering in Silence



Byron Mcgregor Award for Best Radio Newscast 

  • National – Small Market: CKBZ Kamloops: B-100 Noon News
  • National – Medium Market:  650 CKOM: Midday Report: David Kirton & Gerald Bauman
  • National – Large Market: 660NEWS: Wildfire
  • Network: CBC News: The World at Six: Donald Trump Wins