RTS crowns CNN International “News Channel of the Year”
At the Royal Television Society (RTS) Awards on February 19, CNN International was crowned “News Channel of the Year” for the second year running, beating Sky News and the BBC News Channel; as well as won the coveted “Best News Coverage – International” category for its reporting of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, beating ITN and BBC One.
The network’s coverage of news events such as the Westgate Mall siege in Nairobi, the struggle for power in Egypt, the devastation of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, the on-going crisis in Syria, and the rise of extremism in the former Soviet republic of Dagestan, won over the RTS jury.
CNN International’s RTS Awards
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