CHUM Wins 7 Central Regional RTNDA Awards

    Best Newscast - Citytv Toronto
    Best Newscast - A-Channel London

    TORONTO, April 28 /CNW/- CHUM Limited is pleased to announce its radio
and television divisions have won seven 2006 Central Region RTNDA Awards
including Best Newscast for Citytv Toronto. Presented by RTNDA Canada, The
Association of Electronic Journalism, the awards were announced Saturday and
recognize excellence in electronic journalism. The Central Regional winners
now go on to compete for the RTNDA National Awards to be presented at the
RTNDA National Convention in Vancouver, BC on June 23, 2007.

    CHUM Radio and Television have received the following awards:

    Bert Cannings Award - Best Newscast
    Citytv, "CityNews at Six" (Large Market)
    A-Channel London, "A-Channel News" (Medium Market)

    Dave Rogers Award - Long Feature
    A-Channel Barrie, "When Seconds Count" (Medium Market)

    Gord Sinclair Award - Special Events
    Citytv, "City Vote 2006"

    Byron MacGregor Award - Best Newscast
    AM 800 CKLW, "Election Aftermath" (Medium Market)

    Charlie Edwards Award - Spot News
    AM 800 CKLW, "Officer Down"

    Diversity Award
    A-Channel Barrie, "Hockey Stars"

    Honourable Mentions:

    Charlie Edwards Award - Spot News
    A-Channel London, "Bandidos Mass Murder"

    Dan McArthur Award - In-depth/Investigative
    Citytv, "King West Opticians"

    News Information Program Award
    A-Channel London, "Inquiry Lest we Forget"

    Ron Laidlaw Award - Continuing Coverage
    AM 800 CKLW, "Officer Down"

    RTNDA Canada is the voice of electronic journalists and news managers in
Canada. The members of RTNDA Canada recognize the responsibility of broadcast
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 RTNDA Canada Code of Ethics, adopted by the Canadian
Broadcast Standards Council, is used to measure fairness and accuracy in our

    CHUM Limited (, one of Canada's leading media
companies and content providers, owns and operates 34 radio stations, 12 local
television stations and 21 specialty channels, as well as an environmental
music distribution division. Through international format licences and program
sales, CHUM's original content is seen in over 120 countries worldwide and is
distributed via new media platforms, including interactive television,
wireless services and exclusive CHUM-branded Internet properties.

For further information:

For further information: Marsha Mowers, CHUM Limited, (416) 591-7400

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