Winners Awarded at the Asia Media Summit 2014

Submitted by geraldine on Fri, 05/16/2014 - 12:05

Winners of the World Television Awards 2014 were officially announced at the Asia Media Summit in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on 6 May 2014.

Mr. John Maguire, Director of International Development of France Médias Monde (FMM), France, and Chairperson of the jury session, announced the winners in front of the delegates who attended the Summit.

In the Humanity category for the Best TV Documentary on "Promoting Children's Rights", the winner was "The Dark Side of the Chocolate" directed by Mr. Miki Mistrati and broadcast by ARD – Germany.

Mr. Salah Eddine Maaoui (Director General of Arab States Broadcasting Union, ASBU) and Mr. Yang Binyuan (Director of AIBD) presented the trophy and certificate to Mr. Miki Mistrati and Ms. Helle Faber, the producer of the documentary.

  

(From left to right) Mr. John Maguire, Ms. Helle Faber, Mr. Miki Mistrati,
Mr. Salah Eddine Maaoui and Mr. Yang Binyuan

In the Science/ Environment category for the Best TV Programme on "Building Resilience to Climate Change", Mrs. Dra. Rosarita Niken Widiastuti (President Director of Radio Republik Indonesia, RRI, and President of the AIBD General Conference) and Mr. Yang Binyuan (Director of AIBD) rewarded the winner Ms. Won Hye Young for her movie"1 Ton Project" broadcast by Busan MBC  Korea.

For each category the winners received a cash prize of US$5,000.

  

(From left to right) Mr. John Maguire, Ms. Won Hye Young,
Mrs. Dra. Rosarita Niken Widiastuti and Mr. Yang Binyuan


The World TV Awards 2014 are supported by Arab States Broadcasting Union (ASBU), United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK), Radio TV Malaysia (RTM) and The Islamic Broadcasting Union (IBU).