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CNN bags 12 International Television Awards

NEW YORK: CNN has won 12 WorldMedal awards at the 45th Annual International Television Programming & Promotion Awards held by the New York Festivals, last Friday. CNN’s honours included one gold medal, four silver medals and seven bronze medals.

Some categories that the network won included:

Gold WorldMedal for CNN producer Rose Arce’s 9/11 coverage in the Best News Reporter/Correspondent category;

Silver WorldMedal for Larry King Live: Musical Review Shows/9/11 Coverage Year-In-Review/Interview with New York Fireman in the Talk/Interview category;

Silver WorldMedal for Operation Enduring Freedom in the Coverage of Ongoing News Story category;

Bronze WorldMedal for Larry King Live’s interview with the widow of slain journalist Daniel Pearl, Marianne Pearl in the Talk/Interview category; 

Bronze WorldMedal for Sept. 11th Terrorist Attacks: First 24 Hours in the Coverage of Breaking News (Long-form) category;

The Television Programming & Promotion competition received more than 2,400 entries from broadcast and cable networks, stations and production companies from 33 countries. Founded in 1957, The New York Festivals ranks among the most prestigious awards shows worldwide, encompassing annual media competitions in television, print and radio advertising, marketing effectiveness: television and radio programming: new media; non-broadcast educational and industrial film & video; healthcare communications; and financial services communications.

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