Widely regarded as the Oscars of factual broadcasting and journalism, the One World Media Awards dolled out trophies earlier today in London, England.
Actor Greta Scacchi presented the Drama Award to Marco Bechis, director of “Birdwatchers.” Director Lixin Fan continued his winning streak, collecting the Feature Documentary Award for his festival favorite “Last Train Home.” Tying for the same award was Geoffrey Smith’s “Presumed Guilty.”
Additional winners are listed below:
Radio Documentary Award: “Crossing Continents: Uganda,” Radio 4
Popular Features Award: “Blood, Sweat & Takeaways” – Episode One ‘Tuna’
Local Media Award: E-Waste/BBC Inside Out London
Journalist of the Year: Dan McDougall, Sunday Times Africa