BCAB Excellence Awards – Winners for 2016

Congratulations to our 2016 Excellence Award Winners announced at our 70th annual conference, May 2017 in Osoyoos.


Bell Media Best Commercial Creative (large market) – Bell Media Radio Vancouver – Dead Frog Brewery
Power104-Q1031 Best Commercial Creative (small/medium market) – Power 104/Q103.1 – Master Glass-Doug
Best Station Imaging (large market) – World Famous CFOX – Irreverent IDs
Best Station Imaging (small/medium market) – Q103.1 – Q’s Heathens Halloween
Community Service Award (large market) – RED FM – RED FM Radiothons – Our Listeners’ Generosity
Community Service Award (small/medium market) – 91.5 EZ Rock – Bell Media – Great Canadian Turkey Drive
Excellence in News Reporting – CKNW News Talk 980 – St. Paul’s Hospital – Fentanyl Crisis


CTV Best Commercial Creative (large market) – CTV Vancouver – Waves Coffee
Best Commercial Creative (small/medium market) – CKPG TV – Action Motors
Global BC Best Station Imaging (large market) – Global BC – We are Why
Best Station Imaging (small/medium market) – CKPG TV – CKPG News – Local Matters
Community Service Award (large market) – Global BC – Variety Telethon
Community Service Award (small/medium market) – CFTK TV – Drinking PSAs
Global BC Excellence in News Reporting – Global BC – Gang Life

Individual Awards

  • Broadcaster of the Year – James Gardner
  • Broadcast Performer of Tomorrow – Desiree Fernando
  • Performer of the Year – John Daly
  • Friend of the Industry – Sleep Country Canada


A special presentation was made to Rod Schween in recognition of his service to the Board of the BCAB. Rod has served two terms of eight years each over the course of the past 17 years. Thanks Rod!

  • Service Award – Rod Schween