RTS London Awards 2006

RTS London Awards 2006

ITN captured the honours at the 2006 RTS London Regional Awards winning both the News Programme of the Year for their coverage of the London Bombings anniversary and the News Story of the Year for the Plane Terror Attack at Heathrow feature.

Individual awards went to BBC London’s Asad Ahmad who was a first time recipient of the Reporter of The Year Award and 'Suggs' lead vocalist from Madness, who won Presenter of the Year for Disappearing London a Wavelength Films production for ITV London and Sky Three.

The host for the evening was Director of Exhibitions at the White Cube gallery, writer, broadcaster and art historian Tim Marlow who has presented numerous arts programmes for Five. Tim was joined by fellow celebrity award presenters; Suggs the lead vocalist from Madness, ITV news presenter Alastair Stewart, Money Saving Expert Martin Lewis, comedian Tim Vine and Loose Women presenter and singer Jane MacDonald.

Metro Broadcast and BBC London were the main sponsors of this year’s awards. Award sponsors included MTV Studios, Broadcast PR consultancy Page Relations Ltd and Watercress Associates.

WINNERS

Documentary
Igor - Between Two Worlds
Zenith Entertainment for ITV London

Current Affairs
Inside Out London - Here to Stay
BBC London

Spirit of London
Disappearing London
Wavelength Films for ITV London and Sky Three

News Programme of the Year
London Tonight - London Bombings Anniversary
ITN

News Story of the Year
Plane Terror Attack
ITN

Reporter of the Year
Asad Ahmad
BBC London

Presenter of the Year
Suggs
For Disappearing London
Wavelength Films for ITV London and Sky Three

Craft Award for Camerawork
Mark Pizzey
ITV London

Craft Award for Editing
John Ramsden
BBC London

Independent Production
Disappearing London
Wavelength Films for ITV London and Sky Three