RTDNA Canada Announces the 2023 Hall of Fame Inductee
Toronto, ON (October 5 2023) RTDNA Canada is pleased to recognize Sandie Rinaldo by inducting her into the 2023 Hall of Fame for her outstanding service and continued excellence in her journalism career.
RTDNA Canada created a Hall of Fame to recognize people who have made outstanding contributions to the fields of audio, digital, and video journalism. Inductees will include the giants of our industry, the leaders who shape the future, the innovators who enhanced news gathering, and the people who maintain the highest standards of our craft.
RTDNA President,Lis Travers said “It is my honour to see Sandie Rinaldo inducted into the RTDNA Canada Hall ofFame. She has been an inspiration to young journalists for 50 years, asking the tough questions, earning trust, and paving the way for women in the news business.”
Rinaldo has received national recognition for her stories, earning a multitude of prestigious awards and nominations. In 2018, she was honoured with the Radio Television DigitalNews Association (RTDNA) LifetimeAchievement Award for her distinguished service to broadcast journalism. Rinaldo earned the 2017 RTDNA Dave Rogers National Award for Best Long Feature for W5’s“In TheirFootsteps.” She is a two-time recipient of the Trina McQueen Award for Best Television NewsInformation Program, having been recognized for W5’s“Lifetime Penalty/The Ringmaster”in2017 and“Leave it to Bieber”/ “Nightmare on Quebec Street” in 2011.
About RTDNA Canada
RTDNA Canada is a progressive organization offering a forum for open discussion, best practices, educational information, and industry news. The Association speaks for the leaders and members of Canada’s radio, television and digital news operations on issues that impact news coverage and journalists. RTDNA Canada fosters training, career development, national and regional awards recognition, and active dialogue with the membership.
The RTDNA Code of Journalistic Ethics, adopted by the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council, is used to measure fairness and accuracy in our profession.
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RTDNA Canada | President
RTDNA Canada | Awards Committee
Mary Nersessian – Chair