CBC Ottawa has taken residence a pair of nationwide digital information awards for its coverage of the 2018 tornadoes and for an in-depth look into homelessness.
The Radio Television Digital News Association acknowledged the work of journalists throughout the nation at a gala Saturday night in Toronto.
CBC Ottawa’s on-line information crew gained the Gord Sinclair Award for masking reside particular occasions for its reporting on the six tornadoes that touched down within the Ottawa-Gatineau space final September.
That coverage included timelines, photograph slideshows, infographics, and highly effective tales from the folks most affected by the devastating storm.
CBC Ottawa additionally gained the Dave Rogers Award for finest lengthy characteristic for Homeless for the Holidays, which explored the realities of life for folks residing on the streets and in native shelters throughout the Christmas season.
As a part of the collection, the CBC’s Laura Osman and Jennifer Chevalier hung out attending to know a handful of people that reside at Shepherds of Good Hope, an overcrowded shelter on the sting of the ByWard Market.