Rogers TV, the local TV station in Mississauga has been honoured with two 2011 Impression Awards.
Rogers TV, Cable 10 received the Ted Rogers Innovation Award for its live gavel to gavel coverage of The Mississauga Judicial Inquiry and the award for Best Mini-Program for Remembrance Day, which highlighted war veterans living in our community, young and old.
“It’s a great honour for our station to be recognized,” says Station Manager, Jake Dheer. “It’s truly a testament to our hardworking team who continue to produce excellent community-driven programming.”
The Impression Awards are annual honours handed out by Rogers TV for the past 13 years and recognizes the very best in local programming and community commitment from across the country.
The Ted Rogers Innovation Award recognizes exceptional innovation by honouring a community event, local channel, sponsored project, internal process, fundraiser or a community initiative where a new innovative approach was taken. Rogers TV in Mississauga served Rogers Cable customers by providing live gavel to gavel coverage of the entire Inquiry proceedings, ensured multiple camera coverage in the court room in the least obtrusive manner, streamed and archived the proceedings on the website and was the lead broadcaster which provided media pool feeds.
Rogers TV is a unique TV channel where community members take an active role in conceptualizing and producing programming for local audiences. Our staff and volunteers produce informative and entertaining local programming, reinforcing Rogers’ commitment to the communities we serve. Rogers Communications is Canada’s largest provider of wireless voice and data communications services and one of Canada’s leading providers of cable television, high-speed Internet and telephony services. Rogers TV is only available to Rogers’ customers, including the company’s 2.3 million cable customers in Ontario, New Brunswick and Newfoundland.