(RTNDA Canada)

By panOW Staff

rtdna nominations

May 4, 2022 | 2:40 p.m.

Members of Saskatchewan’s Pattison Media Group have been nominated for prestigious broadcast journalism awards.

The Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) Canada has appointed paNOW and 900 CKBI a Prairie Regional Finalist in the Best Newscast in a Small/Medium Market category.

The nominated newscast is from May 17, 2021. It featured several breaking news stories about local wildfires and grass fires, an update on a shooting involving police and a parole hearing for a man convicted in the Marlene Bird case – a story that captured national attention in 2014.

“In addition to covering this local breaking news, our reporters have also lifted their heads to look outside the market and deliver important stories nationally as well,” said Karl Johnston, Managing Director of Pattison Media. for the Saskatchewan Division. “While on May 17and was an exceptionally busy day of reporting, the efforts of our reporters to disseminate information on daily events and it is an honor for our work to be recognized by a national organization.