A Record Breaking Year for CanWest - 38 wins at 2007 PROMAX & BDA Awards



    Global National's "News Understood" North America's Most Honoured
    National News Marketing Campaign

    TORONTO, June 15 /CNW/ - The momentum at CanWest MediaWorks continues as
its national and local marketing teams were recognized at the 2007 PROMAX &
BDA Awards. Held last night in New York City, the awards honour international
marketing and design achievement in broadcasting. CanWest received a total of
38 awards, including 8 Gold, 15 Silver and 15 Bronze medals across its
conventional and specialty networks - making this year by far its most
successful ever.
    The acclaimed Global National "News Understood" campaign led the pack
with 4 Gold and 3 Silver awards, including a Silver win in the prestigious
international PROMAX World Gold competition for "News Program Campaign Using
One or More Media". This year, Global National was honoured with more
accolades than any other national newscast in the United States or Canada.
    The medals call attention to CanWest's renewed focus on creativity,
originality and innovative thinking in all its marketing efforts.
    "This is an outstanding achievement, and a true testament to the quality
of work being produced by our marketing and creative teams across the
country," said Walter Levitt, SVP, Marketing - Television, CanWest MediaWorks.
"This recognition from our industry peers caps off a great year at CanWest,
and we remain more committed than ever to generating fresh thinking and ideas,
affirming our status as a creative force on the international level."
    Entries for the awards are received internationally and judged on their
overall creativity, production quality and results in achieving marketing
objectives. The gold medals awarded to CanWest MediaWorks are as follows - for
a complete list of the 2007 PROMAX & BDA winners, please visit: www.promax.tv

    CANWEST GOLD MEDAL WINS:

    (xx)PROMAX NORTH AMERICA(xx)
    In-House Program Promotion
    Global National - News Understood - Diefenbaker/Rowling/Collins

    Program Promotion Campaign - Using One or More Media
    Global National - News Understood - On-air & Print

    News Program Promotion
    Global National - News Understood - Aristotle/Jung/Kravitz

    News Program Campaign Using One or More Media
    Global National - News Understood

    Program Promotion
    Global Calgary - The Hospital You Built

    Consumer Promotion Campaign
    Global Calgary - Air Canada to New York

    (xx)BDA NORTH AMERICA(xx)
    Art Direction & Design: Logo
    TVtropolis Logo

    (xx)BDA WORLD GOLD(xx)
    Salon De Refus
    Global Television: Fall Launch Proposal

    PROMAX & BDA is the worldwide association of entertainment marketers,
promoters and designers, representing more than 500 television stations and
all major broadcast and cable networks from the U. S. as well as more than
3,000 individual members in 70 countries. The association provides members
with education, recognition and interaction through conferences, award
competitions and publications as well as networking opportunities.
    Global Television is owned by CanWest MediaWorks Inc., a wholly-owned
subsidiary of CanWest Global Communications Corp, (CanWest) (NYSE:   CWG; TSX:
CGS and CGS.A, www.canwestglobal.com). CanWest, an international media
company, is Canada's largest media company. In addition to owning the Global
Television network, CanWest is Canada's largest publisher of daily newspapers,
and also owns, operates and/or holds substantial interests in conventional
television, out-of-home advertising, specialty cable channels, Web sites and
radio networks in Canada, New Zealand, Australia, Singapore, Turkey, the
United States and the United Kingdom.





For further information:

For further information: Jacqueline Kendall, jkendall@globaltv.com,
(416) 443-6036; Grace Park, gpark@globaltv.com, (416) 446-5331

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