CCTV's English language news channel has won a prize at the Hot Bird TV awards 2010.
The annual awards were first established in 1998. The objective is to highlight quality thematic television production and new concepts that capture audience attention and enrich the viewing experience.
CCTV-News won the National Window prize for its greater diversity and wider perspectives in the global information flow. It provides international audiences with a window into understanding China and the world at large.
150 TV channels from 21 countries entered this year’s event. The prize-giving ceremony will be held on Friday 19 November in Venice, Italy.
CCTV-NEWS is the English language news channel of China Central Television (CCTV), the nation's largest national broadcasting network. The channel grew out of CCTV International, which was launched on September 25, 2000. CCTV-NEWS offers a wide range of coverage including newscasts, in-depth reports, and commentary programs, as well as a host of feature presentations. More>>