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RTS TV Journalism Awards 2012/2013 nominations announced

The Royal Television Society (RTS) has announced the nominations for the Television Journalism Awards 2012/2013.

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 at a ceremony at the London Hilton, Park Lane on Wednesday 19 February 2014.

The Nominations:

Camera Operator of the Year
Darren Conway (DC) BBC News
Raul Gallego Abellan AP Television News
Mark Phillips CNN International

Current Affairs – Home
Panorama – Broken By Battle Genie Pictures for BBC One
Dispatches – The Hunt for Britain’s Sex Gangs True Vision for Channel 4
Panorama – Hillsborough: How They Buried The Truth BBC Panorama for BBC One

Current Affairs – International
Walking Wounded: Return to the Frontline Minnow Films for Channel 4
Dispatches – Syria: Across the Lines Quicksilver Media for Channel 4
Panorama – Mission Accomplished? Secrets of Helmand BBC Panorama for BBC One

Daily News Programme of the Year
Channel 4 News ITN for Channel 4 News
ITV News at Ten ITN for ITV News
Channel 5 News at 5pm ITN for Channel 5 News

Innovative News
Truthloader ITN Productions for YouTube
#Datababy ITN for Channel 4 News
Don’t Panic: The Truth About Population Wingspan for BBC Two

National Presenter of the Year
Mark Austin – ITV News at Ten ITN for ITV News
Krishnan Guru-Murthy – Channel 4 News ITN for Channel 4 News
Jon Snow – Channel 4 News ITN for Channel 4 News

Nations and Regions Current Affairs and News Event
BBC Scotland Investigates – Sins of Our Fathers BBC Scotland
Live and Let Die UTV Insight
Dale Cregan Trial ITV Granada

Nations and Regions News Programme
BBC Newsline BBC Northern Ireland
BBC East Midlands Today BBC East Midlands
Calendar ITV Yorkshire

News Channel of the Year
CNN International
Sky News
BBC News Channel BBC News for BBC News Channel

News Coverage – Home
Online Child Abuse ITN for Channel 5 News
Goodbye Margaret Thatcher ITN for Channel 4 News
Woolwich Attack ITN for ITV News

News Coverage – International
CNN Coverage of Typhoon Haiyan CNN International
The Conflict in Syria BBC News for BBC One
Syria – Damascus ITN for ITV

News Regional Presenter of the Year
Nina Hossain – ITV News London ITN for ITV London
Alex Lovell BBC Points West
Stewart White BBC Look East

Scoop of the Year
Dispatches – Plebgate Investigation Blakeway for Channel 4 News
Attack on a Syrian School BBC News for BBC One
Woolwich Attack ITN for ITV News

Specialist Journalist of the Year
Jeremy Bowen – BBC News BBC News for BBC
Michael Crick – Channel 4 News ITN for Channel 4 News
Lucy Manning – ITV News ITN for ITV News

Television Journalist of the Year
Jeremy Bowen – BBC News BBC News for BBC One
Bill Neely – ITV News ITN for ITV News
Mark Stone Sky News

The Independent Award
Gulnaz Tiger Nest Films for Channel 4 News
The Agony of Aleppo Mettelsiefen Productions for Channel 4 News
Dispatches – Plebs, Lies and Videotape Blakeway Productions for Channel 4

Young Talent of the Year
Catrin Nye BBC News
Tom Rayner Sky News
Peter Smith STV News

The winners of the ‘Judges’ Award’ and ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ will be announced on the night.

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