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BBC sweeps the RTS TV journalism awards

Last night (Feb. 24), the Royal Television Society (RTS), a UK-based forum for television and related media, announced the winners of its 2008/2009 Television Journalism Awards. The BBC picked up seven awards including the Current Affairs (Home) Award for Panorama: What Happened to Baby P? and the Current Affairs (International) Award for This World: Gypsy Child Thieves. Sky News won the award for News Channel of the Year, beating Al Jazeera English and CNN International, while the Lifetime Achievement Award went to former GMTV director of programs, Peter McHugh. The ceremony, held in London, was hosted by BBC newsreader, Sophie Raworth. Click here for the full list of winners.
February 25, 2010

Last night (Feb. 24), the Royal Television Society (RTS), a UK-based forum for television and related media, announced the winners of its 2008/2009 Television Journalism Awards. The BBC picked up seven awards including the Current Affairs (Home) Award for Panorama: What Happened to Baby P? and the Current Affairs (International) Award for This World: Gypsy Child Thieves. Sky News won the award for News Channel of the Year, beating Al Jazeera English and CNN International, while the Lifetime Achievement Award went to former GMTV director of programs, Peter McHugh. The ceremony, held in London, was hosted by BBC newsreader, Sophie Raworth. Click here for the full list of winners.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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