News Talk 980 CJME recently won the Prairie Region RTDNA (Radio Television Digital News Association) award for Best Newscast-Medium Market. While sister station News Talk 650 CKOM won Breaking News award for our coverage of the plane crash on 51st Street and also captured the National award, over regional winners from BC, Central Canada and the Maritimes. For CJME, it’s the 4th year in a row it’s won Best Newscast.
CJME’s Alex Docking was recognized with the RTDNA’s Lifetime Achievement Award. In his 40 plus years Alex started in radio, moved to TV and back to radio. He has been a television anchor, CTV National correspondent, News Director and in the last 12 and a half years with News Talk Radio has done it all. He’s been a morning and afternoon drive anchor, show host, fill-in talk show host and breaking news anchor. Alex has been involved in numerous awards won by News Talk Radio.