2010/11 Awards

photo of alicia williamsThe 2010/2011 Community Radio Awards ceremony was held at the 2011 National Campus and Community Radio Conference in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The conference, including the awards ceremony was hosted and organized by CKDU-FM, broadcasting from Dalhousie University.

Special thanks to Kevin Shaw for hosting with such aplomb, Laura Yaros for an inspiring keynote and our jurors: Gillian Carr, Donna Lee, and Germain Uwahiriwe.

Photo: CIVL-FM Inventory Librarian and Host of Mood Swings Alicia Williams, showing off the Community Development award won by CIVL Radio. Alicia also took home an honourable mention in the category of music programming for Mood Swings’ FEMCON episode. Credit: UFV Cascade Covers CIVL Radio Host


Community DevelopmentCIVL-FM Abbotsford, BC
Honourable mention: CKUW-FM Winnipeg, MB – “Bridging Cultures”

Lifetime Achievement/Community Radio LegendGretchen King from CKUT-FM Montreal, QC (read letter)

Local Talent DevelopmentCiTR-FM Vancouver, BC

Special RecognitionThe 25th anniversary of WINGS – the Women's International News Gathering Service – Executive Producer: Frieda Werden from CJSF-FM Burnaby, BC

Volunteers of the Year: Walter Kemp and Bev Lamb from CKDU-FM Halifax, NS 


Aboriginal Affairs and Culture Programming
CKLB-FM Yellowknife, NT – Produced by Hilary Bird and William Greenland – "Denendeh Sunrise" (listen)

Honourable Mention: CFRO-FM Vancouver, BC – Produced by Gunargie O’Sullivan – "Interview with Robert Watts of the Sinixt Nation"

Creative Production
CKUT-FM Montreal, QC – Produced by Radio is dead collective – "Radio is dead’s radio ballet" (listen)

Honourable Mention: CFRC-FM Kingston, ON – Produced by Decomposing pianos (Julia Krolik and Owen Fernley) – "The Shadowbox Circus"

Current Affairs or Magazine Show
CJSR-FM Edmonton, AB – Produced by Steve Andersen with Alex Hindle, Michael McNicoll, Jason Evans, David Kaczan, Rebecca Rooney – "Terra Informa"

Honourable Mentions: 
• CKHA-FM Haliburton, ON – Produced by Shelley King with the technical help of Nick Bronson – "New Horizons for Seniors Show"
• CKDU-FM Halifax, NS – Produced by Conrad Fox, Meagan Deuling, Mohammed Hashem, Tiffany Grant, Rosa Rodgriguez, Maureen Juma, Jesse Robertson, Lillianne Cadieux-Shaw – "New Roots Radio"

CJSR-FM Edmonton, AB – Produced by David Kaczan with Myles Curry, Andy Read, Dietlind Bork, Steve Andersen – "Terra Informa Special Report into Air Pollution in Peace River, Alberta" (listen)

Honourable Mention: CHRY-FM Toronto, ON – Produced by Omme-Salma Rahemtullah and Nishant Upadhyay – "No Pride In Occupation"

Music Programming
CFRC-FM Kingston, ON – Produced by Michael Morreale – "Sound Ideas" (listen)

Honourable Mentions: 
• CJAM-FM Windsor, ON – Produced by Vernon Smith, Dave Konstantino, Joe McGregor, Murad Erzinclioglu, Sarah Morris, Hailey Watson, Carley Schweitzer, Matthew Froese, Benny Dreadful, Ankur Kumar, Paul Chislett, Chris Crossroads, Andrew Murphy, Ryan Solomon, Josh Kolm, Willy Wilson, Marin Deck – "Joe Strummer Day to Confront Poverty in Windsor-Detroit" (listen)
• CIVL-FM Abbotsford, BC – Produced by Alicia Williams – "Moodswing"

CJSW-FM Calgary, AB – Produced by Joe Burima – "Calgary Election coverage"

Special Programming
CKUT-FM Montreal, QC – Produced by Radio Moon Collective – "Radio Moon"

Honourable Mentions: 
• CKOA-FM Glace Bay, NS – Produced by Bill MacNeil, Ron Neville, David Desveaux – "First Nations First Music" (listen)
• CHRY-FM Toronto, ON – Produced by Mark Campbell and Kareem Granger (Jake d’snake) – "T-Dot Pioneers" (listen)

Syndicated Show or Podcast
CJSW-FM Calgary, AB – Produced by Joe Burima and Marc Affeld – "Today in Canadian History" (listen)

Honourable Mentions: 
• CJSR-FM Edmonton, AB – Produced by Desiree Schell – "Skeptically Speaking"  
• VoicePrint (National, now known as Accessible Media Inc.) – Produced by Marjorie Nicolaou with Paul Daniel, Joe Lamanna, Philip Agnello, Paula Dineen – "Contact: A prototype car that can be driven by the blind"

Third Language Programming
CHSR-FM Fredericton, NB – Produced by Sororo Irani – "Interview with one of the victims of rape and torture in Evin Prison" (listen)