RTDNA Canada is proud to announce The Canadian Press as the 2022 recipient of the prestigious President’s Award
Toronto, ON (June 6, 2022) – RTDNA Canada’s President’s Award is presented annually to honour individuals, stations, companies, or groups. The recipient can come from within or outside the ranks of field. The President’s Award is the highest honour bestowed by the association to acknowledge individuals and organizations who have brought recognition and distinction to electronic and digital journalism in Canada.
RTDNA Canada President, Fiona Conwaysaid, “It is my honour to recognize The Canadian Press this year with the President’s award. For more than 100 years, The Canadian Press has been bringing news to Canadians from across the country and around the world. We have all come to rely on CP for editorial expertise and knowing the journalism is first-rate. How many times in my career have I reached for the CP Style Guide, or asked “what is CP reporting?” Thank you, Malcolm Kirk for your continued support of RTDNA Canada and congratulations to Canadian Press!”
The Canadian Press has been Canada’s trusted news leader for more than 100 years and is the exclusive Canadian distributor of international news from The Associated Press.
Approximately 200 journalists produce, package, and deliver CP’s real-time, bilingual news articles, photos, graphics, video, and audio clips for use in newspapers, magazines, radio and TV newscasts, websites, company blogs, social channels, digital signage screens and more.
Clients depend on CP for reliable, accurate and fast coverage, written and edited according to the standards set for the industry by The Canadian Press Stylebook. Through its commercial division, The Canadian Press also helps media, PR and marketing professionals by providing photography, videography and other custom content services; media monitoring, press release distribution and CP style training.
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RTDNA Canada is the voice of electronic and digital journalists and news managers in Canada. The members of RTDNA Canada recognize the responsibility of broadcast and digital 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 RTDNA Canada Journalistic Code of Ethics, adopted by the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council, is used to measure fairness and accuracy in our profession.
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