The RTS Television Journalism Awards 2011/2012 nominations

The RTS Television Journalism Awards 2011/2012 nominations

The Royal Television Society Television Journalism Awards 2011/2012 will take place on Wednesday 20 February 2013.

The Awards Ceremony, to be hosted by Sky News presenter Jeremy Thompson, will be held at the London Hilton, Park Lane, London.

The RTS Television Journalism Awards celebrate creative and excellent journalism in UK news and current affairs, both by organisations broadcasting in the UK and by companies which supply UK news broadcasters.

The nominees are: (Updated: The winners are in bold)

Current Affairs – Home

Exposure: Banaz – An Honour Killing, Hardcash Productions/Fuuse for ITV1
Exposure: The Other Side of Jimmy Savile, ITV Studios for ITV1
Panorama: The Mind Reader – Unlocking My Voice, BBC Current Affairs for BBC One

Current Affairs – International

Panorama: Homs: Journey Into Hell, BBC Current Affairs for BBC One
People & Power – Pirate Fishing 2, Al Jazeera English
This World: Inside the Meltdown, Quicksilver Media in association with Mongoose Pictures for BBC and WGBH

News Channel of the Year

BBC News Channel
CNN International
Sky News

The Independent Award

Africa Investigates: The Spell of the Albino, Insight News TV for Al Jazeera English
Horror of Homs, ITN for Channel 4 News
Unreported World: Terror in Sudan, Quicksilver Media for Channel 4

Innovative News

50 States: 50 Voices, Sky News
No Go Britain, ITN for Channel 4 News
The Olympic Torch Relay, BBC News for BBC

Television Journalist of the Year

Lucy Manning – ITV News, ITN for ITV News
Alex Thomson – Channel 4 News, ITN for Channel 4 News
Paul Wood – Newsgathering, BBC News

News Coverage – Home

The Hillsborough Inquiry, ITN for Channel 4 News
The Manchester Shootings, BBC News
Savile, ITN for ITV News

News Coverage – International

Marikana Mine, South Africa Reuters World News Express and Reuters Live Service
Syria, BBC News
The Syrian Uprising, CNN International

Daily News Programme of the Year

BBC News at Ten, BBC News
Channel 4 News, ITN for Channel 4 News
ITV News at Ten, ITN for ITV News

Nations and Regions Current Affairs and News Event

BBC Scotland Investigates: Rangers: The Men Who Sold The Jerseys, BBC Scotland
Hillsborough – The Truth At Last, ITV Granada
Spotlight: Sean Quinn’s Missing Millions, BBC Northern Ireland

Nations and Regions News Programme

BBC Look North (Yorkshire Edition), BBC Yorkshire
Granada Reports, ITV Granada
London Tonight, ITN for ITV News

Camera Operator of the Year

Mani – Channel 4 News, ITN for Channel 4 News
Darren Conway (DC) – Newsgathering, BBC News
Andy Portch – Sky News, Sky News

National Presenter of the Year

Jon Snow – Channel 4 News, ITN for Channel 4 News
Jon Sopel – BBC News Channel, BBC News
Jeremy Thompson – Sky News, Sky News

Regional Presenter of the Year

Lucy Meacock – Granada Reports, ITV Granada and ITV News
Donna Traynor – BBC Newsline, BBC Northern Ireland
Stewart White – BBC Look East, BBC East

Scoop of the Year

Al Jazeera Investigates – What Killed Arafat?, Al Jazeera English
Exposure: The Other Side of Jimmy Savile, ITV Studios for ITV1
Panorama: The Mind Reader – Unlocking My Voice, BBC Current Affairs for BBC One

Specialist Journalist of the Year

Jeremy Bowen – Middle East Editor, BBC News
Lucy Manning – ITV News, ITN for ITV News
Pedro Pinto, CNN International

Young Journalist of the Year

Ciaran Jenkins – Channel 4 News, ITN for Channel 4 News
Mark Lowen – Newsgathering, BBC News
Sophy Ridge – Sky News, Sky News

The Judges’ Award and Lifetime Achievement award

The winner of these awards will be announced at the ceremony.

Updated: Tuesday 5 February 2013
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