APTN takes home 4 Canadian Screen Awards

Journalists take home three awards while fourth goes to a director of Spirit Talker

APTN investigative journalists Cullen Crozier (left) and Kenneth Jackson. Photo: APTN


APTN has won four Canadian Screen Awards.

The national broadcaster that focuses on stories about Indigenous Peoples took home best news or information series for APTN Investigates, its weekly investigative news program.

An episode of the same series, called The Death Report by investigative reporters Cullen Crozier and Kenneth Jackson, received the award for best news or information segment.

Vancouver-based Tina House won the award for best national reporter. Photo: APTN

APTN National News videojournalist Tina House, based in Vancouver, won the award for best national reporter. House has worked for APTN News since 2007.

Stephanie Clattenburg, a Halifax-based director, was recognized in the best direction (factual) category for helming an episode of the APTN documentary series, Spirit Talker.

The awards were announced Monday on the first night of the week-long event, which wraps up Sunday, April 10.

The awards pay tribute to excellence in Canadian film, television and digital media.