APTN CORPORATE AWARDS & RECOGNITIONSCanada’s Top Employers for Young People
This designation distinguishes employers that offer the nation’s best workplaces and programs for young people who are launching their careers.
Canada’s Top 100 Employers
Recognizes employers with exceptional human resources programs and forward-thinking workplace policies.
Manitoba’s Top 30 Employers
Acknowledges employers in the province who pride themselves in offering innovative programs and exceptional workplaces.
The Chamber, Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce, Spirit of Winnipeg Award
This award recognizes an outstanding effort and commitment to making Winnipeg a better, more prosperous community through corporate leadership and social responsibility.
One of Canada’s Best Workplaces for Employees Living with Arthritis
Arthritis Experts Consumers recognition to organizations that apply best arthritis strategies and practices in the workplace.
Manitoba Tourism Awards
2014 & 2016
Indigenous Tourism Award for APTN Indigenous Day Live.
Canada’s Outstanding Employer Award from The Learning Partnership
For participating in the Take Our Kids to Work™ Program.
Canada’s 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures™ – Waterstone Human Capital
2014, 2020, 2021
For enhancing performance and sustaining a competitive advantage.
Signature Award in Self Promotion – Where We Connect Campaign
Showcases the best advertising, marketing and design produced in Manitoba.
Top 7 Intelligent Communities of the Year by the Intelligent Community Forum
APTN mentioned as a contributing factor to the City of Winnipeg being shortlisted.
APTN NATIONAL NEWS AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS
2021 President’s Award
APTN National News & Current Affairs – Cheryl McKenzie
Investigative Award – Central Region Global Toronto, Institute for Investigative Journalism and
APTN News – Former Neskantaga Contractor Accused of Cutting Corners in Other First Nations
Atlantic Journalism Awards
Breaking News/Spot News: Television
Mi’kmaw Fishery (Angel Moore, Trina Roache, Paul Poirier – Halifax, N.S.)
APTN News and APTN Investigates – Death by Neglect (Kenneth Jackson and Cullen Crozier)
Canadian Screen Awards
Best News or Information Segment
APTN Investigates – Writing Home (Holly Moore, Brittany Guyot)
Nomination – Best News or Information Series
Nomination – Best Talk Program or Series
APTN InFocus (Melissa Ridgen, Beverly Andrews)
Nomination – Best National Newscast
APTN National News
Nomination – Best Photography, News or Information
APTN Investigates: Dark Valley (Rob Smith)
Nomination – Best News Anchor, National
APTN National News (Dennis Ward, Melissa Ridgen)
Gordon Sinclair Award for Broadcast Journalism
Karyn Pugliese, APTN executive director of news and current affairs, for her exceptional contribution to Canadian television journalism.
Best News or Information Segment
APTN Investigates – Cullen Crozier, Holly Moore and Paul Barnsley for Against Their Will.
Best Photography in a News or Information Program, Series or Segment
Nomination – APTN Investigates for Defiance
Native American Journalists Association (NAJA)
Richard LaCourse Award for Investigative Journalism
The Canadian Committee for World Press Freedom (CCWPF) Annual Press Freedom Award
Awarded to APTN journalist and producer Kenneth Jackson.
The Canadian Committee for World Press Freedom recognizes The Independent and Justin Brake’s commitment to telling the story of the development of the controversial Labrador-based hydroelectric project Muskrat Falls.
Canadian Association of Journalists (CAJ) Awards
Broadcast News category
APTN Investigates – Writing Home / Carving Home (Holly Moore, Brittany Guyot)
Charles Bury Award
CAJ’s highest recognition award. Karyn Pugliese, APTN executive director of news and current affairs, APTN National News, and APTN Investigates as significant contributors to Canadian journalism.
Open Broadcast Feature Award
Nomination, APTN Investigates for Forgotten Survivors.
Open Broadcast News Award
Nomination, APTN National News for Black Tickle.
Nomination, APTN Investigates for Police Admit Racism.
APTN National News and APTN Investigates receive an unprecedented four nominations.
Communications Workers of America Canada Award
APTN Investigates for Hurting for Work.
Journalists for Human Rights/CAJ Award for Human Rights Reporting
APTN National News for A Soldier Scorned.
Investigative Journalism Award, Open Television (less than five minutes)
APTN National News, web journalist Jorge Barrera and reporter Kenneth Jackson, for Water Exploitation – Bruce Carson.
PEN Canada/Ken Filkow Prize
APTN National News – reporter Justin Brake, who demonstrated courage and integrity in the interest of freedom of expression in Canada.
Canadian Hillman Prize
Honourable Mention – APTN Investigates – Jorge Barrera, Mark Blackburn and Francine Compton for Quest for Innocence.
Beyond Borders ECPAT Canada Media Award
APTN National News – Cullen Crozier for Forgotten Survivors.
Journalists for Human Rights Awards
JHR Lifetime Achievement Human Rights Reporting Award
APTN Investigates — executive producer Paul Barnsley.
World Indigenous Journalism Awards
APTN National News – studio crew/camera person Bill Scott for Sundance.
APTN National News – video journalist Rob Smith for Journey Home.
WIJ Special Recognition
APTN National News – Jorge Barrera, Kenneth Jackson, Paul Barnsley and Mark Blackburn for Water Exploitation – Bruce Carson.
J-Source Canadian Newsperson of the Year Award
APTN National News – web journalist Jorge Barrera for his multi-platform reporting on the Idle No More movement.
Amnesty International Media Award
Long-Form Video – APTN Investigates journalist Trina Roache for her investigation titled Law of the Land.
APTN Investigates – executive producer Paul Barnsley and senior researcher/writer Kathleen Martens for Residential School Lawyers.
Audio/Video Report Award
APTN Investigates – reporter Tina House for Missing Women
Native American Journalists Native Media Awards
InVision News four First Place Awards
Canadian Ethnic Journalists and Writers Club
APTN receives two awards
Manitoba Aboriginal Youth Achievement Award
APTN National News director
Order of Canada
APTN National News director
National Cinematography Award
APTN camera editor/operator