Awards Entry Guidelines

Award Submissions Deadline is Sunday March 3 @ 11:00PM (ET)
The RTDNA Canada 2024 Awards are presented for the best in Audio, Video and Digital journalism first published in 2023.

Award categories for RTDNA Canada 2024 Regional and National Awards for Excellence are below. 

NEW – Excellence in Newsletters (National Only)

Audio-Visual Storytelling

Best Podcast

Breaking News

Continuing Coverage – Multiplatform

Enterprise Journalism – Multiplatform

Excellence in Data Storytelling

Excellence in Editing

Excellence in Innovation – Multiplatform

Excellence in Social

Excellence in Sports Reporting

Excellence in Video

Feature News

Investigative Excellence– Multiplatform

News Information Program

News – Live Special Events


Overall Excellence in Digital

Radio Newscast

TV Newscast

VJ Video 


You must be a member of RTDNA Canada to enter an award.  Please click here to become a member.

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Best Canadian Local News Awards
Winners of Regional Awards are automatically entered to compete for a Best Canadian Local News Award. No additional entry applications or fees are required.
Best Canadian Local News Award winners will be announced along with National Award winners at RTDNA Canada’s Annual National Awards Gala – date tbc 2024.