RTS announces nominations for Television Journalism Awards 2018

Innovation in VR and 360-degree video receive nods
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Coverage of the Grenfell Tower fire dominates the nominations for the RTS Journalism Awards 2018.

Sky News and Good Morning Britain have both been nominated for the Breaking News award for their coverage of the fire alongside Sky's work on the Manchester terror attack.

Programmes in the running for the News Coverage – Home award are the Victoria Derbyshire Programme for its reporting on Football Abuse Revelations, BBC News’ Knife and Gun Crime Uncovered, and BBC Newsnight on The Grenfell Tower Fire

Victoria Derbyshire Programme receives a nomination in the Interview of the Year category for its football abuse revelations. It is nominated alongside Emily Maitlis’ interview with Theresa May for Newsnight - Grenfell and A Nolan Show Investigation: The Arlene Foster and Jonathan Bell Interviews.

News Channel of the Year award will once again be contested by BBC News Channel, CNN International and Sky News, while the Daily News Programme of the Year will go to either ITV News at Ten, Victoria Derbyshire Programme or BBC News at Ten.

Nominees for the News Technology are NHS Tracker - BBC News, CNN VR and Innovative Use of 360 Video During Ground Combat in Mosul by The Associated Press.

The awards ceremony will take place on Wednesday 28th February at the London Hilton, Park Lane.

The full list of nominations are:

Breaking News

  • Grenfell Tower Fire Sky News
  • Manchester Terror Attack Sky News
  • Good Morning Britain - Grenfell Tower Fire ITV Studios Daytime for ITV

Camera Operator of the Year

  • Mstyslav Chernov - The Associated Press
  • Olivier Sarbil - Channel 4 News ITN for Channel 4
  • Antonio Denti - Reuters World News Service Reuters Video News

Current Affairs - Home

  • Grenfell Tower: The 21st Floor - BBC Newsnight BBC Two
  • Primodus: The Secret Drugs Scandal Sky News
  • Undercover: Britain's Immigration Secrets - Panorama BBC Panorama for BBC One

Current Affairs - International

  • North Korea: Murder in the Family - This World BBC Current Affairs for BBC Two
  • Syria's Disappeared: The Case Against Assad – Channel 4 Dispatches Afshar Films for Channel 4
  • The Rohingya Crisis: The Tula Toli Massacre - Newsnight BBC Two

Daily News Programme of the Year

  • ITV News at Ten ITN for ITV
  • Victoria Derbyshire Programme BBC Two
  • BBC News at Ten BBC News for BBC One

Interview of the Year

  • Victoria Derbyshire Programme - Football Abuse Revelations BBC Two
  • Newsnight - Grenfell: Emily Maitlis interviews Theresa May BBC Two
  • A Nolan Show Investigation: The Arlene Foster and Jonathan Bell Interviews BBC One Northern Ireland

Nations and Regions Current Affairs

  • BBC Scotland Investigates - Humans for Sale BBC Scotland for BBC One Scotland
  • Inside Out - An Inside Out Special: Operation Sanctuary BBC News English Regions for BBC One NE & Cumbria
  • The Hunt for Classroom Extremists BBC News English Regions for BBC One (West Midlands)

Nations and Regions News

  • Meridian Tonight - Camber Sands ITV Meridian News for ITV
  • Granada Reports - Manchester Arena Bomb ITV Granada for ITV
  • ITV News London: Grenfell Tower ITN for ITV News

Nations and Regions Presenter of the Year

  • Mark Carruthers – Political Programmes BBC One Northern Ireland
  • Nina Hossain - ITV News London ITN for ITV News
  • Roger Johnson - BBC North West Tonight BBC North West for BBC One

Network Presenter of the Year

  • Victoria Derbyshire - Victoria Derbyshire Programme BBC Two
  • Julie Etchingham - ITV News & Current Affairs ITN for ITV
  • Andrew Neil - BBC News for BBC One and BBC Two

News Channel of the Year

  • BBC News Channel
  • CNN International
  • Sky News

News Coverage - Home

  • Victoria Derbyshire Programme - Football Abuse Revelations BBC for BBC Two
  • Knife and Gun Crime Uncovered - BBC News BBC News for BBC One
  • The Grenfell Tower Fire - BBC Newsnight BBC Two

News Coverage - International

  • Rohingya Crisis - Channel 4 News ITN for Channel 4 News
  • The Demise of ISIS - ITV News ITN for ITV
  • Yemen - BBC News BBC News for BBC One

News Technology

  • NHS Tracker - BBC News BBC News for BBC
  • CNN VR CNN International
  • Innovative Use of 360 Video During Ground Combat in Mosul The Associated Press

Scoop of the Year

  • Rohingya Refugee Crisis Sky News
  • Libya Slave Market CNN International
  • Priti Patel Resignation BBC News for BBC One

Specialist Journalist of the Year

  • Chris Cook - BBC Newsnight BBC Two
  • Jason Farrell Sky News
  • Michael Crick - Channel 4 News ITN for Channel 4

Television Journalist of the Year

  • Jonathan Miller - Channel 4 News ITN for Channel 4
  • Orla Guerin - BBC News BBC News for BBC One
  • Stuart Ramsay Sky News

The Independent Award

  • Battle for Mosul - Channel 4 News Nine Finger Productions for Channel 4
  • Dispatches - Undercover: Britain's Cheap Clothes Blakeway Productions for Channel 4
  • Unreported World: Africa's Perfect Storm Quicksilver Media for Channel 4

Young Talent of the Year

  • Nawal Al-Maghafi BBC News for BBC One
  • Ashley John-Baptiste - Victoria Derbyshire Programme BBC Two and BBC News
  • Helen-Ann Smith Sky News

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