A-Channel Barrie's News at 6 is Named Best Newscast in Canada



    - A-Channel News wins Multiple Awards at the RTNDA National Awards Gala -

    TORONTO, June 21 /CNW/ - Competing against newscasts across the country,
A-Channel Barrie's News at 6 was named Canada's Best Newscast (medium market).
The award capped off a great night for A-Channel News - taking home three
RTNDA Awards at the annual National Awards Gala in Ottawa tonight. A-Channel
Barrie's flagship evening newscast is led by veteran anchors Lance Chilton and
Jayne Pritchard.

    The RTNDA Awards are widely regarded as the highest recognition for
broadcast journalism in Canada. The complete list of RTNDA National Awards
presented to A-Channel News includes:

    
    -   Bert Cannings Award for Best Newscast, Medium Market - A-Channel
        Barrie, A-Channel News at 6
    -   Dave Rogers Award for Long Feature, Medium Market - A-Channel Barrie
        for China Babies
    -   Best Videography - A-Channel Vancouver Island for Leaf Sucker Upper
    

    These national awards cap off a great year for A-Channel News. Throughout
the run up to the National RTNDA Awards, A-Channel local stations won a total
of eight Regional RTNDA Awards.

    A Barrie/Toronto, Ottawa, Victoria/Vancouver, London, Windsor and Wingham
serve viewers with locally-focused programming and strong community
involvement, with an emphasis on local evening news and local updates on their
daily morning shows. A-Channel tells the stories residents most want to see:
critically acclaimed programming, breaking news, issues that affect daily life
and all of the great things happening in their hometown communities. A is
owned by CTV Limited, a division of CTVglobemedia, Canada's premier
multi-media company.





For further information:

For further information: Rochelle Korody, (416) 332-7720 or
rkorody@ctv.ca

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