The nominations for the 2018 Television Journalism Awards have been announced.
The awards seek to recognise creative and excellent journalism in news and current affairs by organisations whose broadcasts are transmitted on a UK-based platform, or who create online video content from a UK production base.
This year's Craft & Design Awards will be hosted by comedian and Love Island presenter Iain Stirling.
The awards celebrate the huge variety of skills involved in programme production, from directing to make up design.
Please click here to view the list of nominations.
To book you place at the award ceremony, please click here to download the booking form.
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RTS NW are delighted to announce our next fantastic event, a screening of Trust Me, the brand new drama thriller made by Red Production Company for BBC One. Plus an exclusive panel discussion about ‘women in television’. Are we doing enough to bring more women into the industry? Why are drama directors predominantly male? Is there a fundamental flaw in how we are hiring our crews?
Key staff members including Editor-in-Chief Adam Boulton and Director of Content Cristina Nicolotti Squires lift the lid on how Sky News covered the election through the night.
Sky News’ Political Correspondent has been on the road in the #LewisLorry travelling to towns and cities up and down the country, talking to voters on the ground.
He took a break from the road to speak to us about his sense of election from outside the London bubble.
Steve Hewlett, the distinguished media commentator and programme maker, passed away on 20 February this year after a very public battle with cancer. He lived his last days through memorable encounters with Eddie Mair on PM and BBC Radio Four and his cancer diary in the Observer.
His good friend Nick Robinson, BBC Radio Four Today presenter and former Political Editor for the BBC, will give the inaugural Steve Hewlett Memorial Lecture on 28 September at the University of Westminster.
Peter Salmon is Chief Creative Officer for Endemol Shine Group, the global producer and distributor behind MasterChef, Big Brother, Pointless, Black Mirror, Broadchurch and The Island, among many other hit shows. A highly experienced programme maker and commissioner, Peter has held numerous leadership positions in broadcasting and production in a career spanning over 30 years.
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Introduction and welcome
Masterclass 1 - Drama
Speaker: Andy Harries, Chief Executive, Left Bank Pictures
Chair: Alex Graham, Joint CEO, Two Cities Television