The BBC has been honoured with two awards at this year’s 35th Annual News and Documentary Emmy® Awards in the categories of Feature Story Newscast for BBC World News America’s Suffering in the Central African Republic and Continuing Coverage Newscast for World News America’s Inside Syria’s Deadly Conflict.

The reports were broadcast on the BBC’s US news programme World News America, available globally on the BBC’s 24 hour international news network BBC World News. The reports were also featured on BBC News outlets within the UK and

Throughout 2013, BBC World News America showed a continued commitment to covering the civil war in Syria and the humanitarian impact of the crisis. BBC journalists including chief international correspondent Lyse Doucet, Ian Pannell, Paul Wood and the BBC’s Middle East Editor Jeremy Bowen reported from inside the country giving viewers a rare look at the conflict and continuing to shine a spotlight on the plight of ordinary Syrian people.