The AIB Media Awards are calling for entries from the world’s media companies. Entries close on 2 July. The AIBs are organised by the Association for International Broadcasting (AIB) and cover TV, radio, cross-media productions, marketing and technology. Now in their sixth year, the AIB Awards are firmly established as a major international competition, with a jury of eminent media professionals drawn from every part of the globe
New to this year’s competition is the People’s Choice Award, where broadcasters’ coverage of climate change will be judged by an international audience of viewers through social networking sites around the world.
Another new category is the Children’s Factual Programming Award recognising the very best in programme-making for the often overlooked children’s TV audience.
The AIBs categories are:
Clearest coverage of a single news event – TV + radio; Best current affairs documentary – TV + radio; Best investigative documentary – TV + radio; Best creative feature – TV + radio; Best children’s factual programme/series; Most creative specialist genre; Best online, mobile or cross-media production; On-air personality of the year – TV + radio; People’s Choice: Best coverage of climate change; Most creative marketing strategy; Most innovative technology.
The Awards will be presented in London on 10 November at a gala evening attended by presenters, editors, journalists, marketers, technologists and executives from media companies all over the world. The 2010 AIBs are sponsored by Bloomberg TV, Advanced Digital Broadcast (ADB) and 1GOAL.
Full information about the 2010 AIBs and how to enter is available online at www.theaibs.tv and www.aib.org.uk.