RTS/JST nominees for Young Talent of the Year award announced – UPDATED 25/2/21

RTS Journalism Awards display

Nominees for the Royal Television Society Journalism Awards have been announced and it’s fantastic to see the shortlist for the Young Talent of the Year award in its 25th year.

They are: Renata Brito of  The Associated Press, Rianna Croxford, BBC News and Fadi Al Halabi, ITN Channel4 News. Congratulations to all of them on being nominated. You can read more about the background to the award here.

We are also delighted and proud to recognise so many of the Trust’s friends shortlisted for awards:

  • Alex Crawford (JST champion and mentor) – TV Journalist of the Year
  • Victoria Derbyshire (champion) – Network Presenter
  • Gary Gibbon (past mentor) – Specialist Journalist
  • Ciaran Jenkins (2013 winner of the Young Journalist of Year award) – TV interview
  • Ashley John-Baptiste (former mentee) – Digital Award for ‘Being Black at Cambridge’
  • Jason Keen (former mentee) – TV interview of the Year
  • Nick Martin (past mentor) – Specialist Journalist
  • Hannah Miller (former mentee) – Nations and Regions Presenter
  • Robert Moore (masterclass speaker) – TV Journalist of the Year
  • Clive Myrie (champion) – TV journalist of the Year and Network Presenter
  • Charlene White (past mentor) – Nations and Regions Presenter

To see the full list of award nominations, please follow this link.

The online ceremony announcing the winners will be hosted by JST champion, the BBC’s Mishal Husain, on Wednesday 24 February at 6pm. You can follow the link here to watch the ceremony live.

Renata Brito, winner of RTS/JST 2021 Young Journalist of Year awardUPDATE: 25 FEBRUARY 2021

Congratulations to Renata Brito (pictured) who won the RTS/JST Young Talent of the Year award.

And congratulations to Trust supporters who won the awards for which they were nominated: Jason Keen, Hannah Miller, Nick Martin and Clive Myrie (for both Network Presenter and TV Journalist of the Year categories).

John RyleyWe were delighted that John Ryley, Head of Sky News (pictured), was given the RTS’s prestigious Best Outstanding Contribution award in recognition of his impressive 30-year career, working for many of the UK’s major broadcasters throughout his tenure and effecting genuine change in the industry. We are grateful to John for Sky News’ funding of the Trust as well as his stalwart championship of our work