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OMNI’s Renato Zane wins prestigious award for work on diversity journalism

January 26, 2015

A press release from the Association of ElectronicJournalists

RTNDA Canada The Association ofElectronic Journalists, is pleased to announce that Renato Zane is the recipient of the 2007 RTNDA Distinguished Service Award. Mr. Zane is Vice-President, News at OMNI Television in Toronto and has served in various positions on the RTNDA Board of Directors since 1992, including, Treasurer, Vice-President Television, Finance Committee Chair andDiversity Chair.

RTNDA President Bob McLaughlin calls Renato one of the most dedicated and enthusiastic members of the Association.

“His unrelenting support of RTNDA and its activities, including the successful completion of the RTNDA Canada Diversity Toolkit “Everyone’s Story,” has helped grow the organization to where it is today. We are truly grateful for his tireless efforts.”

The RTNDA Board of Directors was unanimous in its selection of Mr. Zane for the annual award.

The award wasofficially presented to Renato Zane during the 2007 RTNDA National Conference in Vancouver on June 23, 2007.

The Distinguished Service Award recognizes an individual who is deemed to have rendered exemplary service to the benefit of both RTNDA and broadcast journalism.

RTNDA Canada (the Radio and Television News Director’s Association) is the voice for electronic journalists and news managers in Canada. Its members recognize the responsibility of broadcast journalists to promote and to protect the freedom to report independently about matters of public interest and to present a wide range of expressions, opinions and ideas.

The RTNDA Canada Code of Ethics, adopted by the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council, is used to measure fairness and accuracy in our > profession.