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HND Media students Highly Commended by RTS

The Royal Television Society Northern Ireland (RTS NI) Student Television Awards Winners were announced recently in Belfast at a ceremony hosted by UTV presenter Judith Hill, with the Joe McKinney memorial keynote speech delivered by Emma-Rosa Dias, MD of Afro-Mic Productions. The Awards were presented by Dr. Stephen Farry MLA.

Stellify Media sponsored the Comedy and Entertainment category with Thought by Tomas Clawson, Chris Curran from Belfast Metropolitan College being highly commended.

Kieran Doherty, Chair of RTS NI who studied at the Belfast Institute of Further and Higher Education said, “As an educational charity these awards help the RTS to raise awareness of the amazing home grown talent emerging from our third level colleges.

"This year’s entries all displayed very high standards of creativity, innovation and technical capability and I know the judges had a difficult task selecting our winners, I trust these awards will assist all the students in their future careers.

“The third level colleges continue to play an increasingly important role in preparing future generations for a career in the creativity industries, keeping up with the ever changing technology and the RTS looks forward to continuing our relationship to showcase their achievements.”

Supported by the Department for Communities as part of Creativity Month, the RTS NI Student Television Awards recognise the importance of education within the growing creative industry sector in Northern Ireland.


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Victoria Taggart of sponsors Stellify, with Tomas Clawson and Chris Curran, Ian McCormick and Judith Hill UTV, Terry Brennan UTV and Dr. Stephen Farry MLA.

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