The Royal Television Society (RTS) awards for Television Journalism take place this evening, live at the London Hilton in Park Lane.
The awards, for news and current affairs, recognise creative and excellent journalism by organisations whose broadcasts are received in the UK and by the agencies which supply UK news broadcasters.
Former BBC Breakfast presenter Sian Williams will announce the winners from around 9.30pm.
We’ll update this page throughout the night as the results come in..
Lifetime Achievement Award And the final award of the night goes to BBC investigative reporter Peter Taylor, who is awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award.
The Judges’ Award The Judges’ Award for 2012/2013 goes to former ITV News Editor Deborah Turness. Deborah is currently working in America as President of NBC News. The #RTSJournalismAwards winners @markaustinitv @deborahturness #RTSTVJ pic.twitter.com/TYgXL8Ch9f — Richard Frediani (@BBCFrediani) February 19,… Read more
Journalist of the Year The BBC’s Jeremy Bowen has been named Journalist of the Year 2012/2013 at the RTS awards tonight! He was up against ITV News’ Bill Neely and Mark Stone of Sky News. Behind every great man….producer of… Read more
Specialist Journalist of the Year Channel 4 News’ Michael Crick has won the award for Specialist Journalist of the Year 2012/2013 Accepting the award, Crick said: “Thanks to Channel 4 for lifting me from Newsnight and proving there is life… Read more
Daily News Programme of the Year Channel 4 News wins RTS Daily News Programme of the Year, seeing off ITV News at Ten and Channel 5 News. Yippee! Royal Television Society Daily News Programme of the Year award: ITN Channel… Read more
Scoop of the Year ITN for ITV News has won the Scoop of the Year 2012/2013 for coverage of the Woolwich Attack. Nominated for this award were Dispatches ‘Plebgate Investigation’ and BBC’s ‘Attack on a Syrian School’
News Channel of the Year CNN International has won the RTS News Channnel of the Year award for the second year running.
National Presenter of the Year ITV News’ Mark Austin has won the RTS Award for National Presenter of the Year 2012/2013. Channel 4 presenters Krishnan Guru-Murthy and Jon Snow were also nominated for the award. Congratulations to my dear @markaustinitv… Read more
Camera Operator of the Year RTS Camera Operator of the Year is Darren Conway for BBC News, seeing off AP’s Raul Gallego Abellan and CNN’s Mark Phillips
The Independent Award Dispatches picks up yet another RTS Award.. This time The Independent Award 2012/2013 for ‘Plebs, Lies & Videotape’
Innovative News The winner of Innovative News 2012/2013 is ‘Don’t Panic: The Truth About Population’ from Wingspan for BBC Two
Current Affairs – Home and Current Affairs – International Channel 4’s Dispatches has won the Current Affairs – Home RTS award for ‘The Hunt for Britain’s Sex Gangs’ from True Vision. Panorama’s ‘Broken’ and ‘Hillsborough: How They Buried The Truth’… Read more
News Coverage – International CNN has won the International News Coverage award for their coverage of Typhoon Haiyan.
News Coverage – Home The home News Coverage award for 2012/2013 goes to the Woolwich Attack coverage from ITN for ITV News.
Regional Presenter of the Year BBC Look East’s Stewart White has won the Regional Presenter of the Year 2012/2013 at tonight’s RTS TV Journalism awards. Nina Hossain of ITV News London and Alex Lovell of BBC Points West were also… Read more
Nation and Regions News Programme BBC East Midlands Today has been won the award for Nations and Regions News Programme, seeing off BBC Newsline and ITV Calendar. Congratulations Royal Television Society Nations and Regions News Programme award: BBC East Midlands… Read more
Young Talent of the Year Peter Smith of STV News has won the RTS award for Young Talent of the Year 2012/2013. Sky News’ Tom Rayner and the BBC’s Catrin Nye were also nominated for the award. I won! #rtsawards… Read more
Former Sky News correspondent Darren McCaffrey has been appointed political editor of GB News. Darren, who spent ten years at Sky before joining Euronews where he covers EU politics, will head up GB News’ new political reporting line-up. “Journalism is… Read more
Sky News presenter Sophy Ridge has tested positive for Coronavirus. This week’s Sophy Ridge on Sunday show will now be hosted by Stephen Dixon. Sophy will return to the show next week – 31st Jan. Thanks to @skystephen for stepping… Read more
Sky News presenter Gamal Fahnbulleh has been named Granada Reports new presenter. He will join Lucy Meacock from Monday 11th January 2021 to present the evening programme, marking a return to two presenters. “I’m thrilled to bits to be here,… Read more