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RSG takes home 10 ATKV Awards

Friday the 13th (of May) was in actual fact a very good day for the RSG team. The annual ATKV (Afrikaanse Taal en Kultuur Vereniging) media awards were presented at an event at Vodaworld in Midrand. RSG shined in the radio category, boasting with 10 Media Veertjies (name of the media awards) wins.

The annual media awards are presented to those individuals who deliver an outstanding contribution towards the Afrikaans language, in the media segment, during the course of a specific period. Each category prize winner receives a cash amount of R3500 and a trophy to keep.

RSG presenters and programme makers have won in the following categories within the Listen (Radio) Section:
  • Best presenter or interviewer of a journal program: Ettienne Ludick and Sue Pyler for their feature on Aunty Evita’s 80th birthday in Middag op RSG;
  • Best insert in a journal program: Anna-Marie Jansen van Vuuren for her insert on Betty Misheiker as the creator of various Afrikaans children’s songs in Naweek Aktueel;
  • Best presenter or interviewer of a news- or actuality program: Ivor Price and Anita Visser for their interview with reverend Frank Chikane and Adriaan Vlok in Monitor;
  • Best insert in a news- or actuality program: Anita Visser for her insert on Hiroshima: 70 years later in Monitor;
  • Best journal program: Ilse Salzwedel for the program Die Woordketting on RSG;
  • Best news- or actuality program: Suzanne Paxton and Melissa Tighy for President Jacob Zuma’s state of the nation address in Spektrum;
  • Best documentary or program series: Johan van Lill for Kindo: voete soos vlerke on RSG;
  • Best insert in an educational program: Johan van Lill for Ons en die onderwys: Robotte in die klaskamer on RSG;
  • Best text for a radio drama or –theatre: Martyn le Roux for Bloedlyn on RSG and
  • Best producer of a radio drama or –theatre: Bettie Kemp for Sonate on RSG
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