UNICEF is proud to announce the winners of the 2011 International Children’s Day of Broadcasting Awards.
The 2011 ICDB Award for Television goes to Télévision Togolaise (TVT) for its program “A Nous la Planete.” TVT is the national broadcaster of Togo and covers the entire country. It airs regularly the children’s programme “A Nous la Planete,” produced by the youth media organization of the same name.
The ICDB edition of the weekly programme involved a panel of youth hosts who debated issues of gender equality and conducted interviews in the field about subjects of discrimination and identity. Read more about TVT and its programming here. TVT won ICDB Regional Awards in 2009 and 2010 and garnered the 2010 ICDB Award for Television.
The 2011 ICDB Award for Radio goes to All India Radio for its program “Joy-Live.” All India Radio covers 99% of the country with 232 broadcasting centres under the India Ministry of Information and Broadcasting. Its ICDB programme contained over three hours of programming, all presented by young people, containing news, dramas, interviews and story-telling. The variety infotainment program for kids and youth shared complex problems in the society in a child-friendly language. Read more about All India Radio and its programming here. All India Radio won the ICDB Regional Award in 2010.
ATN Bangla has been presented quality programming by, for and about young people for over a decade. It won the 2004 ICDB Award and ICDB Regional Awards in 2006, 2007, 2009, 2010. The station has shown a strong commitment to putting youth up front by training them to be reporters and presenters. It has a regularly scheduled weekly youth show and numerous other special children’s programmes. The station is currently working with UNICEF Bangladesh to develop a group of youth journalists who will produce news on issues affecting children's lives and will be broadcast by ATN Bangla during their primetime news. UNICEF commends ATN Bangla with a SPECIAL MENTION ICDB Award for their dedication to advancing youth and media. Read more about ATN Bangla and its programming here.
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