RTS Television Journalism Awards 2024: Nominations

RTS Awards

The RTS Television Journalism Awards 2024 will take place on 28th February 2024.

The event will be hosted by Good Morning Britain presenter 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.

Breaking News

Turkey-Syria Earthquake Sky News
Hamas-Israel War – CNN International CNN Worldwide
Opening shots: The Gaza War Reuters

Camera Operator of the Year

Fadi Shana Reuters
Olivia Prutz Sky News
Mstyslav Chernov The Associated Press

Current Affairs – Home

Russell Brand: In Plain Sight – Dispatches Hardcash Productions for Channel 4
Catching My Rapist – Exposure Bite Films for ITV1
A Time to Die – Exposure True Vision for ITV1

Current Affairs – International

The Grave – Exposure Studio 9 Films for ITV1
Inside Russia: Traitors & Heroes – Storyville BBC World Service with Ronachan Films for BBC Four
Rescue Mission Gaza – Witness Al Jazeera English

Emerging Young Talent of the Year

Yousef Hammash – Channel 4 News ITN for Channel 4
Joshua Stokes – Summerland The Forgotten Disaster – Granada Reports ITV News Granada for ITV1
Ruben Reuter – Channel 4 News ITN for Channel 4

Innovation Award

Westminster Accounts – Sky News & Tortoise Media
5G Private Network at the Coronation – BBC News BBC News/BBC R and D/Neutral Wireless for BBC News Channel
BBC Verify – BBC News BBC News for BBC One, BBC News channel and BBC social media

Nations and Regions Factual

Welsh Rugby Under the Spotlight – Wales Investigates BBC Wales for BBC One Wales
The Dog Dealers – Disclosure BBC Scotland for BBC One Scotland
I Spy – Spotlight BBC Northern Ireland for BBC One Northern Ireland

Nations and Regions News

STV News at Six (North) – STV News for STV
The Nottingham Attacks – ITV News Central (East) ITV News Central for ITV1
Who Cares For The Carers? – ITV News Meridian ITV News Meridian for ITV1

Nations and Regions Reporter of the Year

Jonathan Brown – Knife Crime Investigation – ITV News Calendar ITV Yorkshire for ITV1
Gareth Wilkinson – UTV Live UTV
Antoine Allen – ITV News London ITN/ITV News for ITV1

Network Daily News Programme of the Year

Channel 4 News ITN for Channel 4
News at Ten ITN/ITV News for ITV1
BBC News at Ten BBC News for BBC One

Network Interview of the Year

Harry: The Interview – Stand alone ITN Productions for ITV1
Christiane Amanpour interviews Siamak Namazi CNN Worldwide
BBC’s Lucy Williamson interviews Andrew Tate – BBC News BBC News for BBC One

Network Presenter of the Year

Susanna Reid – Good Morning Britain ITV Studios for ITV1
Laura Kuenssberg – Sunday with Laura Kuenssberg Laura Kuenssberg: State of Chaos BBC News for BBC One and BBC Two
Matt Frei – Channel 4 News ITN for Channel 4

Network Television Journalist of the Year

Paul Brand – ITV News ITN/ITV News for ITV1/ITVX
Secunder Kermani – Channel 4 News ITN for Channel 4
Orla Guerin – BBC News BBC News for BBC One

News Channel of the Year

Sky News
Al Jazeera English
BBC News Channel

News Coverage – Home

Lucy Letby: Catching a Child Killer – ITV News ITN/ITV News for ITV1/ITVX
Nowhere to Go: Britain’s Homeless Emergency – ITV News ITN/ITV News for ITV1
Challenging Police Culture – Channel 4 News ITN for Channel 4 News

News Coverage – International

Myanmar: Hidden War Sky News
War in Ukraine: Hope, Death and Defiance – BBC News BBC News for BBC
Israel-Gaza War – BBC News BBC News for BBC One and BBC News Channel

On-Demand Journalism

Stealing Ukraine’s Children: Inside Russia’s Camps – VICE News VICE UK – YouTube/VICE News
Endometriosis: My Search For A Cure – Off Limits Sky News
Adrift – APNews.com The Associated Press

Political Journalist of the Year

Colin Mackay STV News for STV
Sam Coates, Deputy Political Editor Sky News
Beth Rigby, Political Editor Sky News

Scoop of the Year

Dr Ravi Jayaram – The Doctor Who Caught a Killer – ITV News ITN/ITV News for ITV1/ITVX
Russell Brand: In Plain Sight – Dispatches Hardcash Productions for Channel 4
Baby Formula: A Hidden Crisis Sky News

Specialist Journalist of the Year

Jason Farrell, Home Editor Sky News
Daniel Hewitt ITV News ITN/ITV News for ITV1
Nick Martin, People & Politics Correspondent Sky News

Posted by Johnnie Larkin on Sunday 18 February 2024
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