Singapore – Channel NewsAsia programmes have been honoured with 13 awards at two prestigious international and film contests. It won two gold, three silver and four bronze World Medals at the 2014 New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards; and at the 2014 WorldMedia Festival in Hamburg, it took one gold and two silver Intermedia-globe Awards.

2014 New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards

The New York Festivals International Television & Film Awards, now in its 57th year, announced its winners on April 8 at its annual gala in Las Vegas. A jury comprising members of award-winning industry experts gave the top honours to 9 of Channel NewsAsia’s programmes, amidst competition from 35 countries.

Channel NewsAsia’s wins are as follows:

• Gold World Medal – Silent Screams (Best Investigative Report)

• Gold World Medal – Living In The Shadows (Human Interest)

• Silver World Medal – China Close-Up – Free Lunch (Best Direction)

• Silver World Medal – China Close-Up – Fat Camp (Best Editing)

• Silver World Medal – China Close-Up (Social Issues)

• Bronze World Medal – Factory Towns (Community Portraits)

• Bronze World Medal – Silent Screams (Current Affairs)

• Bronze World Medal – Silent Screams (Human Concerns)

• Bronze World Medal – Boomtown Asia – Japan (Science & Technology)

Six of the channel’s programmes are also awarded finalist status:

• IT Figures: Preoccupation With Population – for Best Editing