MOSCOW, RUSSIA: RT, an international news network, has garnered four nominations for the award in television design and marketing, the Promax/BDA Global Excellence Awards 2012.
Two of RT's nominations are for excellence in Promotion Marketing: Noticias No Tienen Fronteras in the News/Information Program Campaign category, and Occupy W@ll Street Application (for Facebook) in the Interactive Media: Online/Interactive Games/Immerging Platforms category.
RT is also a finalist in the Design competition: promotional video for RT Spanish YouTube page is nominated in the Website Promotion - Video-Based category, and RT's Sport News under Sports: Open/Titles.
In its nominated categories RT is competing against such prominent media outlets as CNN, Fox International Channels, Fox Sports Marketing, Turner Broadcasting System, Universal Networks International, Warner Bros. Television Marketing and NBC Sports Agency and Al Jazeera English. The award winners will be honoured at the Promax/BDA: The Conference, which will take place in Los Angeles on June 12-14, 2012.
RT's work has been repeatedly recognised by Promax/BDA. RT's QUESTION MORE promotion campaign has won two gold awards in 2010, alongside another gold (for RT Prime Time) and bronze awards. Also in 2010, RT Spanish won six awards in the Promax/BDA Latin America competition. In 2008 the channel won the Gold Award in the Promotional Items category.
Promax/BDA is recognised by many as the industry standard for excellence in television marketing, advertising and design. The contest is run annually for the best work submitted by the world's leading TV channels.
RT is a global international news network that broadcasts in English, Arabic and Spanish from its studios in Moscow and Washington, DC, and is available to 530 million viewers worldwide. RT became the first TV news channel in the world to pass 700 million views on YouTube. In 2010, RT became the first ever Russian channel to garner a nomination for the prestigious Emmy International Award, in the News category. RT streams online at RT.com.