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CBC Radio Wins Record Number of International Radio Awards

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     CBC Radio took home 26 awards at the prestigious 2024 New York Festivals International Radio Awards in New York City. Among them, 20 CBC-produced episodes from across the country were recognized, including a United Nations Department of Public Information award to The Sunday Edition for "Habtom's Path."

     "The heartiest of congratulations to our CBC award winners at the New York Festivals. It's a brilliant array of programming honoured this year: current affairs, drama, comedy, radio craft and music. We take enormous pride in our ability to serve Canadians well and to see our Canadian content being recognized internationally is true testament to the talent of every one of our award winners," said Denise Donlon, General Manager, CBC Radio English.

    The ge of Persuasion, which explores the countless ways in which advertising and marketers permeate our lives, won five awards including the Grand Prize, Gold, Silver and Bronze for individual episodes. Plus, the company that produces Age of Persuasion for CBC, Pirate Radio, was named Production Company of the Year.

     The complete list of CBC Radio medal winners is as follows:


    Grand Prize Age of Persuasion - "AOP Goes To The Movies" Bus/Con Issues

    Gold Age of Persuasion - "AOP Goes To The Movies" Bus/Con Issues

    Gold The Early Edition - "AIDS Then & Now" Health/Medical

    Gold World at Six - "Bangkok Bloodshed" Breaking News

    Gold The Sunday Edition - "Habtom's Path" Profiles/Community Portraits

    Silver Age of Persuasion - "AOP Goes To The Movies" Writing

    Silver Age of Persuasion - "Speed Bumps" Writing

    Silver The Current - "The Caregiver" Human Relations

    Silver Quirks & Quarks - Educational

    "Top Ten Unanswered Questions in The Universe"

    Silver Radio News Calgary - Ongoing News Story

    "Power, Parties and Paranoia at ENMAX"

    Silver ReVision Quest - History

    "Will the Truth Bring Reconciliation?"

    Silver The Sunday Edition - "Watch My Stick, Please" Culture and the Arts

    Silver Writers & Company - "Jean Le Carre Interview" Best Regularly Scheduled Talk Program

    Bronze Age of Persuasion - "Speed Bumps" Bus/Con Issues

    Bronze Backbencher - Best Regularly Scheduled Drama Program

    "Nose Ring/Second Chance/Cutting Loose"

    Bronze C'est La Vie - "Malcolm" Narration

    Bronze The Current - "From The Heart" Health/Medical

    Bronze The Current - "October Crisis" News Promotion

    Bronze The Sunday Edition - "The Women Are Coming " History

    Finalist Certificates:


    World at Six "Olympic Death: One Year Later" Sports Coverage

    The Current "Etched in Stone" Culture & Arts

    The Current "Russia Revealed" News Magazine

    In Tune June 5th Episode Best Regularly Scheduled Music Program

    Red Road Forward "Memory, Numbness, Intimacy, Forgiveness, Profiles/Community Profiles


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