Double wins for Channel 4, Guardian and BBC at One World Media Awards

Channel 4, Guardian News and Media and the BBC each celebrated double wins at the One World Media Awards last night.

Dispatches won the television award for Children on the Frontline and Channel 4 News’s Guillermo Galdos was named international journalist of the year.

Elsewhere, Guardian Egypt correspondent Patrick Kingsley won the new voice award and Mark Townsend won the news award for an Observer article headlined: Raped, plundered, ignored: central Africa state where only killers thrive.

There were also wins for the BBC World Service and BBC Panorama at the 26th One World Media Awards.

Meanwhile, the special award, “given for an outstanding media organisation in the developing world making a real impact”, went to investigative Nigerian newspaper Premium Times.

“The winning entries remind us that we all share a common humanity, regardless of the lottery of where we are born. It’s essential to recognize the journalists, broadcasters and filmmakers who help us fully understand what is going on in the world and how our lives are all interconnected,” said Clothilde Redfern, director of One World Media. 

The One World Media awards recognise journalism about the developing world which promotes "justice and fairness".

Here is a full list of the winners:

Television Award: Channel 4’s Dispatches: Children on the Frontline

Documentary Award: Light Fly, Fly High, directed by Beathe Hofseth and Susann Østigaard

Radio Award: Law Behind Bars, BBC World Service

News Award: Mark Townsend’s piece for The Observer Raped, plundered, ignored: central Africa state where only killers thrive

Corruption Reporting Award: BBC Panorama’s Where's Our Aid Money Gone?

New Voice Award: Patrick Kingsley, The Guardian

Popular Features Award: Leave to Remain, directed by Bruce Goodison

International Journalist of the Year Award: Guillermo Galdos, Channel 4 News

Digital Media Award: Invisible Picture Show, Tim Travers Hawkins with Andy Noble & Faction Films

Press Award: Katrina Manson for Welcome to Mogadishu in Financial Times Weekend Magazine

Short Film Award: Not Anymore: A Story of Revolution directed by Matthew VanDyke

Student Award: San San F. Young, National Film and Television School, for Manila Dreaming

Special Award: Premium Times, Nigeria

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