Seven awards for LSTV
LSTV won an impressive seven awards at the annual National Student Television Awards (NASTA) and were highly commended in one category.
The student television channel, which broadcasts live online every Wednesday afternoon, won ‘Best News and Current Affairs Show’ for ‘The Essential’ and ‘Best Documentary’, for a report on toxic Vodka found in several Leeds off- licenses.
The team also added ‘Best Drama’, ‘Best Title Sequence’ and ‘Best Ident’ for their distinctive logo. They also scooped the Tim Marshall Special Recognition Award with Mr Marshall, former Vic President of The Walt Disney Studios, tweeting:
Very proud that Tim Marshall Award at 2012National Student TV Awards went to Leeds STV for a truly inspirational and heart-warming entry
— Tim Marshall (@timmarshall) April 23, 2012
Station Manager Rachel Mairs said she was particularly proud of the award as,
“it is awarded to a station that has done something outstanding in the last year or overcome adversity.”
Best on screen male was awarded to first year Broadcast Journalist Andrew Seddon, beating off 17 other entries into the category. He was clearly thrilled at his prize:
— Andrew Seddon (@AndyDSeddon) April 22, 2012
Short film, ‘Midnight Ghost’, was also highly commended in the ‘Best Animation’.
Station Manager Rachel Mairs said:
“I could not be prouder of my team and once again we won more awards then any other station.”