Excellence

For more than 50 years, the BCAB has been recognizing the “Best in Province” for radio and television commercials, station imaging, community service and news reporting. Awards are presented to both large and small/medium market stations.

Here are the nominees for the “Best in Province” awards for Radio and Television:

Radio Award Winners:

Best Commercial Creative – Large Market:
Roundhouse Radio 98.3 Vancouver – Straight Outta Brooklyn
Best Commercial Creative – Small/Medium Market:
EZ Rock Penticton – C.C. Jentsch Cellars
Best Station Imaging – Large Market:
Rock 101 Vancouver – Marlin Brown
Best Station Imaging – Small/Medium Market:
All Vista Radio BC Stations – Radio Cool
Community Service Award – Large Market:
Roundhouse Radio 98.3 Vancouver – This Neighbourhood Life Series
Community Service Award – Small Market:
99.3 The Drive  – BC Wildfires – Prince George Proud
Excellence in News Reporting – Sponsored by Burli:
Vista Radio BC North – BC Wildfires

Television Award Winners:

Best Commercial Creative – Large Market:
CORUS CREATIVE SERVICES – CFOX – Rock is the Way We Roll
Best Commercial Creative – Small/Medium Market:
CFJC-TV – McHappy Day
Best Station Imaging – Large Market:
CTV Vancouver – Shot Worth Taking
Community Service Award Large Market
Global BC  – Global News Morning – CCS WigBank Donation Program
Community Service Award Small Market
Global Okanagan  – Your Okanagan Calendar
Excellence in News Reporting – Sponsored by Burli:
CTV Vancouver – Officer Down

Industry and Performer Awards:

  • Broadcaster of the Year – Gerry Belec – Global BC
  • Broadcast Performer of Tomorrow – Neetu Garcha – Global BC
  • Broadcast Performer of the Year – The Jeff O’Neil Show – Jeff O’Neil, Karen K and Scott Lowrey
  • Humanitarian Award Recipient – BC Society of Transition Houses

Click Here to see and hear the 2016 Award winners (presented at the 70th Annual Conference in May 2017).

Summary:

"The Best" in BC broadcasting is recognized at the annual BCAB Conference. This prestigious competition is open to all members and associate members of the BCAB and celebrates outstanding achievement in several areas:

  • Best Commercial Creative - Radio & Television
  • Best Station Imaging - Radio & Television
  • Community Service Award - Radio & Television
  • Excellence in News Reporting - Radio & Television
And don't forget about the individual awards. These are free categories, so nominate a deserving someone (or more) from your station!
  • Broadcast Performer of Tomorrow
  • Performer of the Year
  • Broadcaster of the Year
Here is a summary of each category and its requirements. Please indicate on your entry submission your market size. Large Market (Vancouver) or Medium/Small Markets (all others).  

Have questions about the BCAB Awards of Excellence?

Contact: Brenda Clotildes, BCAB Awards Coordinator.