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RTS Cymru Wales Student Television Awards 2017
We are pleased to announce the nominations for our Student Awards, to be presented in Blackwood in April.
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On a similar theme, we must congratulate ITV Cymru Wales and ITV Studios for The Aberfan Young Wives' Club, which won the History Award at this year's Royal Television Society Programme Awards in London.

RTS Cymru Wales Blog
For the second article in our new blog, we thank Ian Jones, CEO S4C, for his exclusive article on the importance of diversity and plurality in the media in Wales.
"... it’s clear that S4C’s very existence is in itself an exercise in diversity, because what has been achieved is that in S4C the UK has a service that not only gives a voice and a platform to a minority community, it also ensures that people from that background have been given a pathway via which they can reach for and achieve “success” on a domestic and international stage."
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Made in North Wales
This new television channel will begin broadcasting in the North Wales area on April 26th.  It will be available on Freeview channel 8 and Virgin 159.
"We are committed to providing opportunities for local people to get involved in what we do and we’re looking forward to working with the local community in North Wales so that we can bring a channel that is truly dedicated to them."  (Jamie Conway, CEO of Made Television)
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BBC to invest more in BBC Wales TV programmes
The BBC is to invest an extra £8.5m a year in English language television programmes for Wales.  BBC Wales Director, Rhodri Talfan Davies: "By the time we move to our new home in Central Square in less than three years' time, I believe the difference on screen will be clear to audiences the length and breadth of our nation".
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Now Director-General Tony Hall has announced a new TV channel for the BBC in Scotland, which will begin broadcasting in autumn 2018 with a budget of £30m.
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An Evening with Clive Myrie
We were pleased to welcome one of the BBC’s most experienced foreign correspondents, Clive Myrie, to RTS Wales for a fascinating evening ‘In Conversation’ with Tim Hartley.  This was on Thursday, 16th February, in the ATRiuM building of the University of South Wales.
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Er mwyn dathlu Dydd Miwsig Cymru, dyma eich gwahoddiad i ddangosiad swyddogol #swn10, Dydd Iau y 9fed Chwefror.
In celebration of Welsh Language Music Day you were invited to the official screening of #swn10, on the 9th of February.
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David Rose
We were sorry to hear of the passing of ground-breaking TV producer David Rose at the age of 92.  David, along with his wife Karin Bamborough, gave an audio-visual talk to RTS Wales in Aberystwyth about his long career in 2012.
In 1988 he was awarded the Royal Television Society's Gold Medal, and he was given an RTS Shiers Trust Award in 2011.
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Visit to Gorilla Post Production
For our first event for this year, we visited their new HQ on the 31st January, which provided a behind the scenes look at one of Wales' leading Post Production facilities, and included a brief presentation by Paul Owen, Gorilla's Operations Director.
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Consumer Electronics Show
Nick Skinner, Innovation Lead of BBC Wales' Innovation Lounge, has written a blog about his recent visit to the amazing CES in Las Vegas for RTS Cymru Wales.  Our thanks to him.
"The world’s biggest technology fair had plenty to say about the future of broadcasting."
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RTS Wales Web Addresses
We have arranged for our home page to be accessed using the URL .  You are still able to use , of course.  Bookmark them both!
Following on from that, we have discontinued the address, so if you have that as a bookmark, it will have ceased to work.
Update:  We have now removed the redirects to other pages, to give us more accurate site statistics.  If you now find any of your bookmarks don't work, we can only apologise for the inconvenience, and hope you can find those pages easily again.

RTS Wales Public Lectures
The RTS is putting together a list of lectures which have been given by the Society to which the public have been invited.  RTS Wales is one of the first Centres to add their events.
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Welsh RTS Promo Video
We produced a video about the RTS, with captions in Welsh, ready for the National Eisteddfod.
(Thanks to committee member, Kym Epton.)

RTS Promo Video
The promotional film, made by RTS Bristol Vice Chair John Durrant, highlights the work of the RTS within the television industry.
If that has whetted your appetite to know more about the RTS, have a look at our own video, A Year in the Life of the RTS in Wales.

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Special Offers for RTS Wales Members!
We are pleased to announce that we have arranged for our members to get special rates at the Park Plaza hotel, and at the Laguna Health and Spa in Cardiff.
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