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Hardcash, ITN and BBC up for RTS Awards

Britain’s Royal Television Society (RTS) has revealed the nominations for the 2017 RTS Television Journalism Awards, honoring the best in British journalism and current affairs. This year’s nominations for best domestic current ...
February 8, 2017

Britain’s Royal Television Society (RTS) has revealed the nominations for the 2017 RTS Television Journalism Awards, honoring the best in British journalism and current affairs.

This year’s nominations for best domestic current affairs program includes Hardcash Productions’ Exposure: Abused and Betrayed – A Life Sentence, made for ITV; Monster Films’ Interview with a Murderer (pictured) for Channel 4; and BBC Current Affairs Panorama: Teenage Prison Abuse Exposed for BBC One.

The nominees for best international current affairs program are ITN Productions’ Dispatches: Children on the Frontline, for Channel 4; Hardcash Productions’ Exposure: Saudi Arabia Uncovered for ITV; and BBC Current Affairs’ This World: Unarmed Black Male for BBC Two.

The awards ceremony will take place on March 1 at the London Hilton. Barbara Serra, a broadcast journalist and TV newsreader working on Al Jazeera English, will host.

A complete list of non-fiction nominees below:

Current Affairs – Home
Exposure: Abused and Betrayed – A Life Sentence — Hardcash Productions for ITV
Interview with a Murderer — ITN Productions / Monster Films for Channel 4
Panorama: Teenage Prison Abuse Exposed — BBC Current Affairs for BBC One

Current Affairs – International
Dispatches: Children on the Frontline – The Escape ITN Productions for Channel 4
Exposure: Saudi Arabia Uncovered — Hardcash Productions for ITV
This World: Unarmed Black Male — BBC Current Affairs for BBC Two

Nations and Regions Current Affairs
Broken Trust — BBC South for BBC One
Spotlight: The NAMA Tapes — Corruption and Cover Up BBC Northern Ireland
Week In Week Out: Learning How To Fake It — BBC Wales for BBC

The Independent Award
Desert Fire —The Guardian and Matter Out Of Place Ltd
Gun Nation — The Guardian and Wagon Trail Productions
The Last Flower Seller of Aleppo — Channel 4 News Hoodwink Productions for Channel 4

View a full list of nominees here.

 

About The Author
Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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