Johannesburg- Saturday, 11 May 2019- The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) is pleased to announce that it was recognised at the ATKV Mediaveertjies awards which took place on Friday, 10 May 2019. The SABC scooped 11 awards after securing nominations in 15 categories for both Radio (Radio Sonder Grense) and TV(SABC 2) programmes.
With the aim of honouring excellence in Afrikaans broadcasting, this year marks 12years since the inception of the ATKV Mediaveertjies awards. The recognition of SABC talent does not only bear testimony to the high standards and best practices that exist within the organisation, it also serve as an acknowledgment for the SABC’s diverse content offering that resonates with its respective audiences.
This recognition serves as proof of the SABC’s commitment to its mandate and its unwavering focus to thrive in an increasingly competitive landscape. The praise given in this regard, is also owed to our audiences for their loyalty and continuous support.
Radio Sonder Grense had the largest number of 23 finalists in the Listen (radio) category ranging from news and actuality, to documentaries and radio dramas.
The list of the winners is as follows:
|Best presenter of a journal program||Sue Pyler||Middag op RSG: Ivor Swartz – RSG|
|Best insert in a journal program||Anna-Marie Jansen van Vuuren||Kanarie se musiek tref emosionele note – RSG|
|Best presenter of a news/actuality program||Jody Hendricks||Praat saam: Hannah Cornelius-uitspraak – RSG|
|Best insert in a news/actuality program||Izak du Plessis||Monitor: Ramaphosa-termyn – RSG|
|Best journal program||Veronique van Heyningen||Middag op RSG – RSG|
|Best news/actuality program||Jody Hendricks,||Praat saam: Nageboorte-depressie – RSG|
|Best documentary||Martelize Brink||Atlantis: Verlore, gevind – RSG|
|Best insert in an educational program||Hanri Wondergem||Monitor: Skenk jou lyk – RSG|
|Best radio drama script||Sophia van Taak||Springgety – RSG|
|Best radio drama producer||Renske Jacobs||Kolskoot Visagie – RSG|
|Best insert in a TV actuality program||Julie Laurenz||50/50: Hluhluwe iMfolozi Wildreservaat – SABC 2|
SABC2 will broadcast the awards ceremony on Sunday, 19 May2019 at 16h30.
Issued By: Group Communications
Media Enquiries: Vuyo Mthembu (SABC Spokesperson)