Saturday, June 15, 2013

Global wins 4 RTNDA Edward R. Murrow awards

 Global Toronto has won four RTDNA Edward R. Murrow awards, including Best Newscast for coverage of the Danzig St. shooting, Best use of sound/video for a profile of tightrope walker Jay Cochrane that avoided using any narration and allowed Cochrane’s stunts tell their own story, and Best writing for Dave Gerry’s profile on Toronto-based artist “whistling” Eduardo Gaya. reporter Leslie Young and Global Toronto reporter Jackson Proskow also won an RTDNA Edward R. Murrow award for outstanding investigative journalism for their series ‘Gardiner Expressway – Trouble overhead.’ In December, a Global News investigation revealed thousands of documents detailing the state of the aging Gardiner Expressway and the significant safety concerns associated with the highway. Global News reporters Leslie Young and Jackson Proskow accepting the RTNDA award for their investigation into Toronto’s Gardiner Expressway.

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