Latest News - RTS Wales
RTS Television Journalism Awards 2016
The nominees for the national Awards have been announced. We must congratulate Jeremy Bowen, nominated in the Interview of the Year category. and BBC Wales' Week In Week Out, in the Nations and Regions Current Affairs category.
The winners will be announced in a ceremony at the London Hilton on the 17th February.
'Television - First Light'
For our first event of 2016, we marked the 90th anniversary of John Logie Baird's first demonstration of television, at the Royal Institution on 26th January 1926, by co-hosting a lecture by author Don McLean, entitled Television - First Light, on 26th January at Aberystwyth University. (Photo from the BBC)
We have decided to discontinue with this Twitter account, with thanks to everyone who has used it. You can, of course, continue to share your news of television in Wales with @RTSWales.
RTS Wales Quiz
Sponsored by Mad Dog and TV Teams, this event was held at Jongleurs club in central Cardiff on Friday 27th November. Competing were Modern Television, TwoFour Wales, Lubas Medical, Casualty, ITV Wales, Wordley, and Made in Cardiff. Our host for the evening was Daniel Glyn and the winners of the Quiz were ... (pause to build up suspense) ... Made in Cardiff! Congratulations to them.
Take a look at our gallery of pictures of the event.
ITV in Wales through the Decades
During his presentation on the 20th November, David Lloyd showed clips from the ITV archive spanning fifty seven years of independent television in Wales. The films, which are now kept at the National Library of Wales, included programmes from all the former ITV companies: WWN, TWW and HTV Wales.
‘The World is Round’ - TV in Small Nations
This RTS Wales Centre discussion on the 16th November, held in partnership with The Centre for the Study of Media and Culture in Small Nations, followed a daytime conference at the ATRiuM that explored issues surrounding television production in small nations.
"Is There a Future for Broadcasting in Wales?"
On the 22nd October, the Wales Centre joined the Institute of Welsh Affairs in a 'coffee shop' debate on the future of Welsh broadcasting, in the TV studio at Glyndŵr University in Wrexham.
Visit to Celtic Prop Hire
On the 12th October, RTS members and their guests were shown around the largest prop hire company in Wales by Natalie Rolley. Because numbers were limited, we restricted the visit to members, and didn't advertise it online. Join us to have the opportunity to go on future visits!
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.
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.
Interested? Take a look at our Television magazine, then join the RTS!