Television Journalism Awards 2018 sponsored by Guestbooker
The awards, for both news and current affairs, seek to recognise creative and excellent journalism by organisations whose broadcasts are transmitted on a UK based platform or who create online video content from a UK production base.
The 2018 ceremony will see awards given out in 19 categories including: News Coverage – Home; News Coverage – International; Daily News Programme of the Year; News Channel of the Year; Breaking News; News Technology; Current Affairs – Home; Current Affairs – International; Nations and Regions News; Nations and Regions Current Affairs; Nations and Regions Presenter of the Year (formally Regional Presenter of the Year); Scoop of the Year; Specialist Journalist of the Year; Young Talent of the Year; Television Journalist of the Year; Camera Operator of the Year; Network Presenter of the Year; The Independent Award and Interview of the Year. In addition, the Judges’ Award and the new Outstanding Contribution Award will be handed out at the discretion of the jury.
This year Sue Inglish, former Head of Political Programmes at the BBC, will take over from Stewart Purvis as Chair of the awards. She says, “In an era of fake news, high quality journalism has never been so important. The RTS Television Journalism Awards seek to recognise the best in news and current affairs reporting. I am delighted to be the new Chair and look forward to celebrating the achievements of the many highly talented and dedicated people in the industry.”
About our sponsor
Guestbooker provides experts for TV, radio and digital shows.
From political strategists, to doctors, lawyers, authors and entertainment journalists, their media trained guests are available from across the US and also the UK.
As well as London, they are based in New York City, Los Angeles, Washington D.C, Nashville, Dallas, Austin, Miami and Chicago - operating 7-days a week, 24-hours a day.
Founded in the US 11 years ago by CEO George Uribe, they opened a UK office last year, run by former ITV Breakfast correspondent and producer Carla Lockwood, the UK Managing Director.
Guestbooker also provides media training, television production and satellite media tours.