RTS Television Journalism Awards 2024

Awards Ceremony

Wednesday, 28 February, 2024
London Hilton on Park Lane
22 Park Lane
London
W1K 1BE
United Kingdom

The nominations for the RTS Television Journalism Awards 2024, in partnership with Wolftech and Dataminr, have been announced.

The prestigious awards ceremony will take place on 28th February 2024, hosted by Good Morning Britain’s Susanna Reid at the London Hilton on Park Lane.

Across the 20 competitive categories, ITV leads the way with 16 nominations, receiving two nods in multiple categories including Nations and Regions News and News Coverage – Home. The BBC closely follows with 13 nominations, dominating the Nations and Regions Factual categories receiving all three nods.

Sky will head to the awards ceremony with 11 nominations, one of which is for the Scoop of the Year category alongside Channel 4 and ITV. In the coveted News Channel of the Year category, Sky News, Al Jazeera English and the BBC News Channel will compete for the award.

Celebrating creativity and excellence in journalism for both news and current affairs, the awards also recognise the Emerging Young Talent of the Year, for which the 2024 nominations are Yousef Hammash for Channel 4 News, Joshua Stokes for Granada Reports ITV and Ruben Reuter for Channel 4 News.

Adrian Wells, Chair of the RTS Television Journalism Awards, said: ‘’It has been an extraordinary year for broadcast journalism and the RTS is looking forward to recognising the achievements of the media industry in the United Kingdom. Journalists have excelled in bringing attention to important issues and events across the UK and also internationally where conflict has tragically defined the year.’’

Please see below the full list of nominations.

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Breaking News

Graphic for Turkey-Syria earthquake

Turkey-Syria Earthquake

Sky News
A woman walks down a street wearing a body armour vest labelled 'Press'

Hamas-Israel War - CNN International

CNN Worldwide
Streaks of light glide through a night sky, perhaps missiles or anti-missile defences

Opening shots: The Gaza War

Reuters

Camera Operator of the Year

Fadi Shana gives a thumbs up to the camera, wearing a body armour vest labelled 'Press'

Fadi Shana

Reuters
A news reporter delivers a piece to camera, operated by a camerawoman, the two of them both stood on rubble

Olivia Prutz

Sky News
A reporter wears a body armour vest and helmet

Mstyslav Chernov

The Associated Press

Current Affairs - Home

An old photo of Russell Brand

Russell Brand: In Plain Sight - Dispatches

Hardcash Productions
Channel 4
A woman looks to the side, the edge of her face lit up by pale blue light

Catching My Rapist - Exposure

Bite Films
ITV1
A man with breathing apparatus holds an iPad to camera, with text on the screen reading 'I didn't want to die grasping for breath'

A Time to Die - Exposure

True Vision
ITV1

Current Affairs - International

A collection of graves lie in a forest covered in snow

The Grave - Exposure

Studio 9 Films
ITV1
A man and a woman sit across from each other around a kitchen table, discussing something

Inside Russia: Traitors & Heroes - Storyville

BBC World Service with Ronachan Films
BBC Four
A man in a hi-vis jacket holds a small child while looking into the distance

Rescue Mission Gaza - Witness

Al Jazeera English

Emerging Young Talent of the Year

A man carries a small child covered in dust and dirt, who looks distraught

Yousef Hammash - Channel 4 News

ITN
Channel 4
A man in a button-up shirt and jacket sits across from someone with long, black hair, whose back is to the camera

Joshua Stokes - Summerland The Forgotten Disaster - Granada Reports

ITV News Granada
ITV1
A man stands in a black button-up shirt in a train station

Ruben Reuter - Channel 4 News

ITN
Channel 4

Innovation Award

Graphic for the Westminster Accounts

Westminster Accounts

Sky News & Tortoise Media
A group of seven people stand outside, all but one wearing a hi-vis jacket

5G Private Network at the Coronation

BBC News BBC News/BBC R and D/Neutral Wireless
BBC News Channel
A woman presents in front of LED screens, one of which has text reading 'BBC Verify'

BBC Verify - BBC News

BBC News
BBC One, BBC News channel and BBC social media

Nations and Regions Factual

A woman walks down an otherwise empty rugby pitch

Welsh Rugby Under the Spotlight - Wales Investigates

BBC Wales
BBC One Wales
In a slightly stylised graphic, a woman is to the left of two men with face tattoos. Beneath the men is an image of dogs

The Dog Dealers - Disclosure

BBC Scotland
BBC One Scotland
A man looks to camera in front of a black, blue, pink and purple background

I Spy - Spotlight

BBC Northern Ireland
BBC One Northern Ireland

Nations and Regions News

Three talking heads in different locations all look into the camera, as part of a TV news piece

STV News at Six (North)

STV News
STV
A graphic for ITV News Central's coverage of the 2023 Nottingham attacks

The Nottingham Attacks - ITV News Central (East)

ITV News Central
ITV1
An elderly woman cradles an elderly man's chin in her hands

Who Cares For The Carers? - ITV News Meridian

ITV News Meridian
ITV1

Nations and Regions Reporter of the Year

A man is stood outside in low light, looking just to the side of the camera

Jonathan Brown - Knife Crime Investigation - ITV News Calendar

ITV Yorkshire
ITV1
A man with a large microphone points to a flag sticking out of the ground

Gareth Wilkinson - UTV Live

UTV
A man in a suit is sat with a slight frown on his face

Antoine Allen - ITV News London

ITN/ITV News
ITV1

Network Daily News Programme of the Year

A man strides towards camera, flanked on either side by someone holding a gun

Channel 4 News

ITN
Channel 4
A graphic for ITV News at Ten

News at Ten

ITN/ITV News
ITV1
A news reporter stands outside, delivering a piece to camera. The two parts of the chyron reads 'Live' and 'Jerusalem'

BBC News at Ten

BBC News
BBC One

Network Interview of the Year

Prince Harry sits across from a news reporter during an interview

Harry: The Interview - Stand alone

ITN Productions
ITV1
A woman sits in a TV news studio

Christiane Amanpour interviews Siamak Namazi

CNN Worldwide
A news reporter sits across from Andrew Tate, interviewing him

BBC's Lucy Williamson interviews Andrew Tate - BBC News

BBC News
BBC One

Network Presenter of the Year

Susanna Reid sits in a studio in an orange shirt

Susanna Reid - Good Morning Britain

ITV Studios
ITV1
Laura Kuenssberg sits in a TV studio

Laura Kuenssberg - Sunday with Laura Kuenssberg

Laura Kuenssberg: State of Chaos
BBC News
BBC One and BBC Two
Matt Frei stands outside, delivering a news piece to camera. The two parts of the chyron read 'Live' and 'Jerusalem'

Matt Frei - Channel 4 News

ITN
Channel 4

Network Television Journalist of the Year

Paul Brand sits in front of a folded up fireman's uniform

Paul Brand - ITV News

ITN/ITV News
ITV1/ITVX
Secunder Kermani walks through rubble in a body armour vest and helmet, both of which have 'TV' written on them in tape

Secunder Kermani - Channel 4 News

ITN
Channel 4
Orla Guerin stands in front of rubble in a body armour helmet and vest, the latter of which has 'Press' written on it

Orla Guerin - BBC News

BBC News
BBC One

News Channel of the Year

A news presenter is giving a piece to camera. Part of the chyron reads 'Libyan Red Crescent: 10,100 people missing in Derna'

Sky News

A heavily damaged building rises out of rubble

Al Jazeera English

A news reporter in a studio talks to a second reporter, stood outside with a body armour vest labelled 'Press'. Part of the news chyron reads "Israel planning to attack 'by land, air and sea'"

BBC News Channel

News Coverage - Home

lucy-letby

Lucy Letby: Catching a Child Killer - ITV News

ITN/ITV News
ITV1/ITVX
Three people are in a medium-sized tent

Nowhere to Go: Britain's Homeless Emergency - ITV News

ITN/ITV News
ITV1
Two people sit across from each other, one interviewing the other

Challenging Police Culture - Channel 4 News

ITN
Channel 4 News

News Coverage - International

Two rows of beds are accompanied by IV lines in a poorly-resourced hospital ward

Myanmar: Hidden War

Sky News
A news reporter sits in a trench in a body armour vest and helmet

War in Ukraine: Hope, Death and Defiance - BBC News

BBC News
BBC One
A news reporter stands in a house, holding a torch and wearing a body armour helmet and vest, the latter of which reads 'Press'

Israel-Gaza War - BBC News

BBC News
BBC One and BBC News Channel

On-Demand Journalism

Two people sit across from each other in a white room, sat around the same white table

Stealing Ukraine's Children: Inside Russia's Camps - VICE News

VICE UK - YouTube/VICE News
A person talks to someone else, both of them stood in a kitchen

Endometriosis: My Search For A Cure - Off Limits

Sky News
Photos of people are pinned to a map of the world

Adrift - APNews.com

The Associated Press

Political Journalist of the Year

Colin Mackay stands in an STV news studio

Colin Mackay

STV News
STV
Sam Coates stands in front of a full-screen graphic with information pertaining to labour unions

Sam Coates, Deputy Political Editor

Sky News
Beth Rigby stands in front of a white backdrop, smiling into the camera

Beth Rigby, Political Editor

Sky News

Scoop of the Year

Two people sit across from each other, talking in an operating theatre

Dr Ravi Jayaram - The Doctor Who Caught a Killer - ITV News

ITN/ITV News
ITV1/ITVX
An old photo of Russell Brand

Russell Brand: In Plain Sight - Dispatches

Hardcash Productions
Channel 4
A baby's fingers are wrapped around a bottle

Baby Formula: A Hidden Crisis

Sky News

Specialist Journalist of the Year

Jason Farrell talks to a man holding a large bag as the two cross a street. A news chyron is at the bottom of the image.

Jason Farrell, Home Editor

Sky News
Daniel Hewitt looks at someone opposite him, staring intently

Daniel Hewitt - ITV News

ITN/ITV News
ITV1
Nick Martin talks to someone outside, his arms crossed. A new chyron is at the bottom of the image.

Nick Martin, People & Politics Correspondent

Sky News

The nominations for the RTS Television Journalism Awards 2024, in partnership with Wolftech and Dataminr, have been announced.