Gemini winners for news and documentaries

The 2010 Gemini Awards presented its news, documentary, lifestyle and sports
awards last night. Diana Swain and George Stroumboulopoulos were among
the winners. The CBC

The CBC took home 11 awards. The CTV-led Olympic consortium was awarded six Geminis for its 2010 Vancouver Olympics coverage.

Media winners included:

Best News Anchor
Diana Swain – CBC News: Toronto at 6:00

Outstanding Technical Achievement Award in Digital Media Live Sports Video Stream Player Alon Marcovici

Best Biography Documentary Program
Genius Within – The Inner Life of Glenn Gould (White Pine Pictures) Peter Raymont

Best Breaking News Coverage
CityNews (Citynews) Tina Cortese, Katia Del Col, Ramneek Gill, Kathleen O’Keefe, Amar Sodhi

Best Breaking Reportage, Local
Brian DuBreuil, Steve Lawrence – CBC News: Nova Scotia at 6:00 – April 30 – May 1, 2009

Best Breaking Reportage, National
Paul Hunter, Bill Loucks – CBC News: The National

Best Cross-Platform Project – Non-Fiction
Kraft Hockeyville 2010 (CBC) Lauren Pare, Dayton Pereira, Dan Tavares, Mike Yokota

Best Direction in a Documentary Program
Neil Diamond, Catherine Bainbridge, Jeremiah Hayes – Reel Injun

Best Direction in a Documentary Series
Stavros Stavrides, Leslie Lucas, John Westheuser – Licence To Drill – Paydirt

Best Direction in a News Information Program or Series
Oleh Rumak – CBC News: the fifth estate – Death Online

Best Documentary Series
Licence To Drill (Pixcom Productions Inc.) Nicola Merola, Jacquelin Bouchard, Emmanuelle Wiecha

Best Editorial Research
Lynette Fortune – CBC News: the fifth estate – Out Of Control

Best General/Human Interest Series
Tosca: Flexing at 49 (WIWA Productions Inc.) Linda Stregger, Barbara Barde

Best History Documentary Program
Paris 1919 (National Film Board of Canada, 13 Production, Galafilm, Arte France) Gerry Flahive, Silva Basmajian, Arnie Gelbart, Paul Saadoun

Best Host in a Lifestyle/Practical Information, or Performing Arts Program or Series
Sarah Richardson – Sarah’s House

Best Host or Interviewer in a General/Human Interest or Talk Program or Series
George Stroumboulopoulos – The Hour with George Stroumboulopoulos

Best Host or Interviewer in a News Information Program or Series
Amanda Lang – The Lang & O’Leary Exchange

Best Live Sporting Event
Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games (CTV) Keith Pelley, Rick Chisholm, Gord Cutler

Best Local Newscast, Large Market
News Hour – Global BC (Global BC) Ian Haysom, Clive Jackson, Oliver Lum, Randy McHale, Tim Perry

Best Local Newscast, Small Market
CBC News Ottawa (CBC Ottawa) Paula Waddell, Lynn Douris

Best News Anchor
Diana Swain – CBC News: Toronto at 6:00

Best News Information Segment
Carmen Merrifield, Sheldon Beldick, Andy Hincenbergs – CBC News: The National – The Boy in the Moon

Best News Information Series
Everyday Hero Special (Global National) Bryan Mullan, Mark Blanchard, Bryan Grahn, Kevin O’Neill, Trevor Owens

Best News Special Event Coverage
CBC News: Remembrance Day Special (CBC) Mark Bulgutch, Tom Dinsmore, Fred Parker

Best Photography in a Documentary Program or Series
Matt Phillips – Silent Bombs: All For the Motherland

Best Photography in an Information Program or Series
Henry Less – French Food at Home – Confidence Builders

Best Picture Editing in a Documentary Program or Series
Sharon Zupancic – Mayday – Lockerbie Disaster

Best Sports Analysis or Commentary (Program, Series or Segment)
Superbodies (CTV) Don Young, Les Tomlin

Best Sports Analyst
Catriona Le May Doan – Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games

Best Writing in a Documentary Program or Series
Eric Bednarski, Barry Cowling – The Strangest Dream

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