Student programme makers from across the UK were recognised for their work at a ceremony on Friday.
The RTS Student Television Awards 2014 reward outstanding work produced during the 2013/2014 academic year.
Undergraduate entries were judged at a regional level, with the winners being put forward for consideration at national level, while postgraduate entries automatically qualified for national assessment.
Anne McElvoy turns the spotlight on Stephen Lambert, whose reality formats, such as Wife Swap and Gogglebox, have changed television
Stephen Lambert (Credit: All3Media)
Stephen Lambert looks a bit like Lenin – bald, with steely blue eyes and a bit unyielding. He can claim to be the man who revolutionised factual television, bringing us so many of the formats that dominate the schedules, from Wife Swap, The Secret Millionaire and Undercover Boss to Faking It.
With a new government in London, the future of Welsh-language service S4C is again under scrutiny, says Huw Jones
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This is particularly so with sections of the press going into a frenzy of anticipation, based on certain previous statements by the new Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport, John Whittingdale.
Ignore the premature epitaphs, argues Torin Douglas. Jeremy Hunt’s vision for a new generation of small TV stations refuses to be buried
London Live presenter Gavin Ramjaun
If you were to believe the headlines, you might think that local television – dismissed by some as “Jeremy Hunt’s pipe dream” – was dead in the water. The former Culture Secretary’s vision, scorned by most broadcasters, was bulldozed on to the statute book four years ago and the first channels are now 18 months old.
TV heavyweights Jeremy Paxman and Alastair Stewart lock horns, with conflicting takes on TV’s election coverage. Steve Clarke has a ringside seat
Alastair Stewart may have hosted British television’s first political leaders’ debate in April 2010 but, more often than not, it was Jeremy Paxman who had the last word at a rumbustious RTS Legends lunch in May.
Steve Hewlett was the ringmaster at this highly entertaining event, which sought to bring an insider’s perspective to the recent general election.