CBC Radio wins Broadcaster of the Year at the New York Festivals

June 24, 2014

Also takes home 25 individual awards from the festival

CBC Radio was recognized Monday night winning Broadcaster of the Year at the New York Festivals, as well as taking home an additional 25 awards during the annual awards gala held in New York City. The awards recognize the best in international radio, whether local, network, or independent, from more than 30 countries around the world.

"It is such an honour to receive attention from such a prestigious international festival awards," says Chris Boyce, "For our shows to be judged based on production, creativity, writing, performance and presentation, is a true testament to the hard work and dedication of the staff behind each of these programs. Congratulations go out to Q, Ideas, The Sunday Edition, This Is That, Tapestry, Under The Influence, Living Out Loud, The Current, The World This Weekend, In The Field, Metro Morning, Spark and White Coat, Black Art."

The full list of CBC Radio winners is below:

GOLD (Health and Medical) - St Johns Morning Show, NL - Dr. C

GOLD (Religious Programs) - Tapestry - The Tattooed Pastor/ The Rabbi Who Swore at God

GOLD (Best Comedy Special) - This Is That - Christmas Special

GOLD (History) - Ideas - The Visionary, Controversial Albert Schweitzer

GOLD (Business or Consumer Issues) - Under The Influence - Shame: The Secret Tool of Marketing

GOLD (Business or Consumer Issues) - Under The Influence - Radio is Dead: Long Live Radio

GOLD - Ideas - Rethinking Depression

SILVER (Culture and Arts) - The Sunday Edition - Figures in Flight

SILVER (Profiles/Community Portraits) - The Sunday Edition - A Place for Konnisola

SILVER (Best Talk/Interview Special) - Q - Joni Mitchell: Portrait of an Artist

SILVER (Profiles/Community Portraits) - Living Out Loud - Atlantic Kontiki: The Journey of Henri Boudeau

SILVER - Ideas - Mind and Machine

BRONZE (Best News, Doc or Special) - The Current - Minimum Wage Wars

BRONZE (Human Relations) - The World This Week - Seven Days Inside Syria

BRONZE (Human Relations) - Living Out Loud - Arthur's Story

BRONZE (Social Issues) - White Coat, Black Art - Series: The Racist Patient/ First Nations, 2nd Class

BRONZE (Best Regularly Scheduled Comedy Program) - This Is That

BRONZE (Best Talk Show Host) - The Current - Anna Maria Tremonti

BRONZE (History) - Living Out Loud - The Good Italian?

BRONZE (Profiles/Community Profiles) - Ideas - Machieavelli: The Prince of Paradox

BRONZE - Ideas - The Imaginary Albino

CERTIFICATE (Best Nonfiction Series) - The Current - Project Money

CERTIFICATE (Business or Consumer Issues) - In The Field - Made in Canada: North America's Fracking Boom

CERTIFICATE (Health/Medical) - Metro Morning - Series: Heart and Soul -Ontario's homecare workers

CERTIFICATE (Magazine Format) - Spark - Episode 226

CERTIFICATE (Best Classical Format) - In Tune - May

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