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CDN Awards

The CDN Awards are a celebration of diversity, with awards for excellence in diverse content, talent or initiatives. Our most recent awards ceremony was held in November 2012 at The Hackney Empire in London and showcased the fantastic range of talent across the industry:

WINNER – Zawe Ashton (Fresh Meat, Cstrongnnel 4)

Best Breakthrough Onscreen Talent presented by professor of classics, Mary Beard
Rosie King (Newsround, BBC)
Adam Hills (The Last Leg, Channel 4)

WINNER – Rhashan Stone (City Hall, Sky Arts)

Best Breakthrough Writer or Director presented by Adil Ray and Charlie Condou
Sanjeev Kohli (BBC Learning)
Prasanna Puwanarajah (Coming Up, Channel 4)

WINNER – Acme Films

Company of the Year presented by John McVay, Chief Executive of Pact
Nine Lives
Fresh One

WINNER – BBC Vision Intake Pool

Best Diversity Initiative presented by Claire Parker and Shelley Bridgeman
Paralympic Games 2012: Superhuman Presenters
The Hatch

WINNER – Making Bradford British (Love Productions for Channel 4)

Best Nations & Regions Programme presented by Chris Bisson
My Lives and Times (Aconite Productions for BBC2 Scotland)
Knockout Scousers (perfectmotion for Channel 4)

WINNER – The Last Leg (Sunset+Vine / IMG for Channel 4)

Best Comedy & Entertainment Programme presented by Lenny Henry
Got To Dance (Princess Productions for Sky1 HD)
4 o’clock Club (CBBC)

WINNER – Coronation Street (ITV Studios for ITV)

The Radio Times Soap Award – voted for by the public, presented by Aaqil Ahmed & Cerrie Burnell
Casualty
EastEnders
Holby City
Emmerdale
Hollyoaks

WINNER – London’s Young Homeless (ITN for ITV London)

Best News Coverage presented by Doreen Lawrence
Meridian Tonight (ITV Meridian for ITV1)
London Tonight (ITN for ITV London)

CDN Awards winners

WINNER – Letting Go (October Films for BBC One)

Best Factual Programme presented by Krishnan Guru Murthy
Respect Your Elders (Dragonfly for BBC One)
Sainsbury’s and Channel 4 Present… (IMG for Channel 4)

2012 Award for Outstanding Achievement presented by Tim Davie
Channel 4 Paralympics coverage