Anthony Day has won the top TV journalism prize at the Broadcast Journalism Training Council’s annual awards in 2012. Anthony was voted the winner of the TV News Feature award – described by the ceremony’s presenter, ITN newscaster Alastair Stewart, as perhaps the hardest category of the competition.
Anthony’s feature was entitled ‘Bowel Cancer – a National Lottery’ and was commended by the judges as “a confident and powerfully told story, ready for transmission at every level.” Anthony...
Anthony Day looked at the work of a pioneering anti bullying campaign in Rotherham. He spoke to a schoolgirl who had beaten the bullies, and was now helping support other pupils at her school.
Munawar Shaikh was shortlisted for the Broadcast Journalist of the year in the prestigious national Guardian Student Media Awards in November 2011. Munawar looked at the religious persecution of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Association, which has spread from attacks in Pakistan to hate crimes in London.
Rachel Billings asked why there are so many takeaways in Headingley, after a row about plans for a takeaway in the same building as a doctor’s surgery.
Hugh Casswell investigated the funding crisis at St George’s Crypt centre for the homeless in Leeds, as the charity prepared to help some of society’s most vulnerable people at Christmas.