Winners of the RTS Television Journalism Awards 2018 announced

Winners of the RTS Television Journalism Awards 2018 announced

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The BBC News team with their award for International News Coverage (Credit: RTS/Richard Kendal)
The BBC News team with their award for International News Coverage (Credit: RTS/Richard Kendal)

The BBC won big at the RTS Television Journalism Awards 2018, receiving 11 awards for its journalism over the past year.

Victoria Derbyshire took home two awards for Network Presenter and Interview of the Year for her powerful interview with football abuse victims.

Sky News won the News Channel of the Year award in a closely contested category, and was also presented with the Breaking News award for its remarkable coverage of the Manchester Terror Attack. CNN International was rewarded with Scoop of the Year for its courageous and enterprising storytelling about the Libya Slave Market.

BBC News at Ten was won the Daily News Programme award, and Television Journalist of the Year was named as BBC Correspondent Orla Guerin. BBC journalist Nawal al-Maghafi won the Young Talent of the Year award for her impressive work in Yemen.

BBC programme Newsnight took two awards for its coverage of the Grenfell Tower fire in the Home News Coverage category, and for The Rohingya Crisis: The Tula Toli Massacre in Current Affairs International.

The Outstanding Contribution Award went to Channel 4 Head of News and Current Affairs Dorothy Byrne, and the Judges Award went to the team behind the 2017 UK Election Exit Polls led by Sir John Curtice.

Full a full list of winners on the night, click here.

Watch highlights from the ceremony:

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The RTS Television Journalism Awards 2018 were sponsored by Guestbooker

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The BBC won big at the RTS Television Journalism Awards 2018, receiving 11 awards for its journalism over the past year.