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RTS Journalism Awards 2009/10

The Royal Television Society has announced the shortlist for the 2009/10 Journalism awards.

The BBC and ITV both received 11 nominations.

The BBC News Channel, Sky News and Al Jazeera English will fight it out for the News Channel of the Year award.

The awards, hosted by Channel 4 newsreader Krishnan Guru-Murthy, will take place on Wednesday 23 February 2011.

Camera Operator of the Year
Dai Baker – Channel 4 News ITN for Channel 4 News
Raul Gallego Abellan Associated Press Television News
Dave Harman – ITN for ITV News and ITVs Tonight Programme

Current Affairs – Home
Dispatches: Politicians For Hire Vera Productions for Channel 4
Panorama: Kids in Care Films of Record/BBC Current Affairs for BBC One
Five Days That Changed Britain BBC Current Affairs for BBC Two

Current Affairs – International
This World: The Wounded Platoon Mongoose Pictures for WGBH/BBC Two
Libya: The Stolen Children Sky News
Secret Iraq BBC Current Affairs/Quicksilver Media for BBC Two

Innovative News
World Cup Twitter Buzz Data Visualisation CNN International
The BBC News Live Page BBC News for BBC
Instant Polling ITN for ITV News

Nations and Regions Current Affairs and News Event
The Cumbria Shootings – Day 2 ITV Border
Week In Week Out: University Challenged BBC Wales
Spotlight: The Iris Robinson Investigation BBC Northern Ireland

Nations and Regions News Programme
BBC Look East
UTV Live Tonight: Saville Report UTV
The Cumbria Shootings – Day 1 ITV Border

News Channel of the Year
BBC News Channel
Sky News
Al Jazeera English

News Coverage – Home
The Hunt For Raoul Moat ITN for Channel 4 News
The Cumbria Murders ITN for ITV News
Student Protest Sky News

News Coverage – International
Haiti Earthquake ITN for ITV News
Chilean Miners Rescue ITN for Channel 4 News
Interview with the Chandlers ITN for Channel 4 News

News Programme of the Year
ITV News At Ten ITN for ITV News
Channel 4 News (19:00 Edition) ITN for Channel 4 News
Five News – Sky News Production for Channel 5

Presenter of the Year
Anna Botting Sky News
David Dimbleby – BBC News for BBC
Jon Snow – Channel 4 News ITN for Channel 4 News

Scoop of the Year
Spotlight: The Iris Robinson Investigation BBC Northern Ireland
Dispatches: Politicians for Hire Vera Productions for Channel 4
The Raoul Moat Tapes ITV Tyne Tees

Specialist Journalist
Tom Bradby – ITV News ITN for ITV News
Gary Gibbon – Channel 4 News ITN for Channel 4 News
Mark Kleinman – Sky News

Television Journalist of the Year
Alex Crawford Sky News
Jonathan Miller – Channel 4 News ITN for Channel 4 News
Bill Neely – ITV News ITN for ITV News

The Independent Award
Tamiflu Investigation Empirica Films for Channel 4 News
Baby Landina – Inigo Gilmore Channel 4 News
Deadlock in Afghanistan: It’s Taken A Year To Move 20Km
Guardian Films for www.guardian.co.uk

Young Journalist of the Year
Kris Jepson – Channel 4 News ITN for Channel 4 News
Rohit Kachroo – ITV News ITN for ITV News
Katie Stallard – Sky News

Judges’ Award
The winner of this Award will be announced at the ceremony.

Lifetime Achievement
The winner of this Award will be announced at the ceremony.

TV Newsroom would like to wish everyone nominated the best of luck!

- - Updated Tuesday 8 February 2011