Awards of Excellence
Online nominations for 2015 awards are now open
until Mar. 14, 2016 - enter today.
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.
To qualify, submissions must have aired on their respective stations between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 2015. Judging is conducted by a panel of media professionals, and awards will be announced May 19, 2016 at the President's Dinner and Awards Gala during the annual BCAB conference, held this year at the Penticton Lakeside Resort, Convention Centre & Casino.
Special Incentive for 2016
For 2016, for every paid entry submitted, up to a maximum of 10 entries, you may purchase an equal number of tickets to the President's Dinner and Awards Gala at a special reduced rate of $75 per ticket (regular price $98 - limit of 10 reduced rate tickets per account.) More details will be provided in the "welcome" email you receive when you register to submit entries.
2014 winners (announced at the 2015 Conference)
Congratulations to our 2014 winners - listen to and view their award winning entries below.
*Best Commercial Creative (Radio) Large Market: LG 104.3: Discreet Tractor - Honey Gifts - Chris Leitz and Jay Helmus
*Best Commercial Creative (Radio) Small/Medium Market: SUN FM/EZ Rock/AM 1150: The Tile Guy
*Best Station Imaging (Radio) Large Market: LG 104.3: Building Blocks of the Greatest Hits - Dan Macintosh
*Best Station Imaging (Radio) Small/Medium Market: Power 104: Out To Carl's
*Community Service Award (Radio) Large Market: Bell Media Radio Vancouver: Toy Mountain 2014
*Community Service Award (Radio) Small/Medium Market: SUN FM/EZ Rock/AM 1150: Have a Heart Radiothon
*Excellence in News Reporting (Radio) All markets: News1130 radio: Double Downtown Shooting
*Best Commercial Creative (TV) Large Market: CTV Vancouver: Vancouver Jazz Fest
*Best Commercial Creative (TV) Small/Medium Market: CTV Vancouver Island: 2 Burley Men Moving Ltd.
*Best Station Imaging (TV) Large Market: Global BC: News Hour Spring Image 2014
*Best Station Imaging (TV) Small/Medium Market: CFJC: CFJC News - Local Matters - Heroes
*Community Service Award (TV) Large Market: Global BC: Christmas Wish Breakfast
*Community Service Award (TV) Small/Medium Market: CHEK: Swab Drive for Baby Hannah
*Excellence in News Reporting (TV) All markets: CTV Vancouver: North Vancouver Flooding
*Broadcast Performer of Tomorrow: Mornings with Ruby and Cruise - Z95.3
*Performer of the Year: Willy in the Morning - Rock 101
*Friend of the Industry: Howard Christensen
*Broadcaster of the Year: Clive Jackson - Global BC
"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
CKPG TV Creative Director