Al Jazeera English named Broadcaster of the Year | Al Jazeera News


Channel wins premier prize at 2022 New York Festivals TV & Movie Awards for sixth straight 12 months.

Al Jazeera English has been named Broadcaster of the 12 months on the 2022 New York Festivals TV & Movie Awards, profitable the celebrated accolade for a sixth consecutive 12 months.

Total, the Qatar-based Al Jazeera Media Community collected an array of gold, silver and bronze medals for its information and programmes protection throughout Tuesday’s ceremony which was held on-line because of the coronavirus pandemic.

The awards featured entries from greater than 50 international locations, masking content material screened on United States and worldwide broadcasters together with ITV, BBC, NBC and CBC.

The Broadcaster of the 12 months award, the organisers’ premier prize, is awarded to the media organisation that wins the very best variety of gold medals.

Al Jazeera English gained a complete of 15 gold medals, together with for its information protection of the Israel-Palestine battle in Might 2021 and the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan three months later.

Two gold medals went to Al Jazeera English’s TV-digital collection All Hail the Lockdown. Spearheaded by producer and presenter Ali Rae, the five-part collection explores the social, financial and psychological results of the worldwide response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Massive Image, a documentary strand taking an in-depth look into the urgent problems with our time, was awarded three gold medals for episodes specializing in social justice within the US in the course of the 2020 election 12 months and on how COVID-19 uncovered longstanding racial tensions in the UK.

Different gold medals went to episodes from the Fault Strains, 101 East and Witness documentary collection and to the information evaluation present The Listening Publish, in addition to to episodes from the Era Change and Africa Direct collection.

The channel additionally gained 12 silver and 18 bronze medals.

“We’re delighted to be named Broadcaster of the 12 months by the New York Festivals TV & Movie Awards,” mentioned Giles Trendle, managing director of Al Jazeera English.

“It’s an incredible honour to have our work recognised by our business friends. This award is all all the way down to the fantastic, devoted groups at Al Jazeera who’re so dedicated to reporting and telling the tales that matter. In at this time’s world, we consider good journalism is extra vital than ever. And so we’re deeply grateful to obtain this recognition for the work we do.”

Different divisions within the Al Jazeera Media Community additionally gained high awards.

The Al Jazeera Investigative Unit gained two gold medals for its movie Three Days that Stopped the World and a 3rd gold for The Males Who Promote Soccer.

Al Jazeera Digital’s Fly on the Wall strand additionally gained gold, as did AJ Distinction’s Inaccessible Cities mission.

All content material was screened and judged by the New York Festivals TV & Movie Awards Grand Jury of greater than 200 producers, administrators, writers and different artistic media professionals from across the globe.

For greater than 60 years, New York Festivals TV & Movie Awards have honoured distinctive and progressive content material created on all continents and seen throughout all platforms.

In recent times, Al Jazeera English has gained three Royal Tv Society awards, a Peabody and several other Emmy awards, amongst others.

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