Sponsored by the Catholic Academy of Communications Professionals for the final time, the 2017 Gabriel Awards were recently handed out, recognizing honorees in radio, television and film.
Next year’s Gabriel Awards will be run by the Catholic Press Association, which the Catholic Academy of Communications Professional is merging with.
The winners for this year’s Gabriel Awards in radio, recognizing 2016 productions, are as follows:
Arts, National or Local Release – “The Sunday Edition: The Meaningful Man” by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Documentary, National Release – “The Sunday Edition: Manjusha Meets Her Match” by CBC
Documentary, Local Release – “A Loss of Innocence” by CBC & “Kaddish” by Minnesota Public Radio
Short Feature, National Release – “The Sunday Edition: Dead Mom Talking” by CBC
Short Feature, Local Release – “Unprisoned/With so many homeless caught up in criminal justice system, New Orleans holds court at a shelter” by WWNO/AIR, New Orleans
Religious, National Release – “David Rosa’s Story” by Mary's Touch, Austin, Texas
Religious, Local Release – "Wineskins" by CTNY/Catholic Television Network of Youngstown, Ohio
News and Informational, National Release – “White Coat, Black Art – Validation Therapy: How to Reach the Person inside the Dementia” by CBC & "Out in the Open: Lethal Force" (Certificate of Merit) by CBC
News and Informational, Local Release – “Tunnel Deaths” by Nevada Public Radio
Single News Story Series, National or Local Release – “Our Mortal Lives: Confronting Death and Dying” by WCAI, The Cape and Islands NPR Station, and “As It Happens: Romeo Dallaire” (Certificate of Merit) by CBC
Community Awareness and/or Public Service Announcements, National or Local Release – “10-24 Project” by WBVM Spirit FM 90.5, Tampa, Florida
Religious Radio Station of the Year – Spirit FM 90.5, “Faith Hope and Music,” WBVM FM, Tampa, Florida To see the full list of winners, click here.