RNZ Insight Documentary Wins Asia-Pacific Award
Released at 8:57 am on 28 September 2018
RNZ’s investigative Insight documentary Climate Change - Politics and Actions has won the inaugural Association for International Broadcasting Sustainability Award for radio programming.
As international leaders try to keep their feet on the pedal to reduce global warming Insight examined the implications of President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement, the global accord to counter climate change.
The AIB sustainability awards were announced in Taipei. They are open to all television, radio and independent production companies, wherever they are based in the world; but programmes entered must focus on major issues within the Asia-Pacific region.
Accepting the award in Taipei, Insight Executive Producer, Philippa Tolley said:
“This award is great recognition for RNZ and the quality its coverage of Pacific news. These are important international issues and the Pacific voice needs to be heard.”