RTNDA Canada Diversity Award Named After Adrienne Clarkson
June 18, 2007 at 4:23 PM (PT)
CANADA's ASSOCIATION OF ELECTRONIC JOURNALISTS announces that the new RTNDA CANADA Award for Diversity will be named after longtime broadcast journalist, writer, and former Governor-General ADRIENNE CLARKSON. The ADRIENNE CLARKSON Diversity Award will be presented to the best news story, feature, or series of the year on TV or radio about diversity.
CLARKSON is best known as the host of the CBC's "TAKE THIRTY" and "THE FIFTH ESTATE" and has also served as a publisher and MACLEAN'S contributing writer. CLARKSON will herself hand out the first award in her name at the RTNDA CANADA national conference in VANCOUVER on JUNE 22.