ITV wins four RTS Awards including three wins for Savile abuse coverage

ITV has won four prestigious Royal Television Society awards, including three awards for its coverage of the Jimmy Savile abuse scandal.

ITV Exposure won the Current Affairs - Home and Scoop of the Year awards for breaking the Jimmy Savile abuse story.

ITV News won the News Coverage - Home award for its coverage of the ongoing Jimmy Savile story.

ITV London also won, scooping the regional award.

ITV News team at the RTS Awards in central London
ITV News team at the RTS Awards in central London Credit: ITV News

In her speech Lucy Manning said the award was for those who had been assaulted by Savile and brave enough to come forward to tell their story.

In Lucy's report, a victim known as 'Penny' alleged she had also been assaulted by another colleague of Jimmy Savile.

Lucy Manning also spoke to another woman who claimed she was attacked by Sir Jimmy Savile.

Dee Coles who alleged that the "Jim'll Fix It" host sexually abused her and another girl 40 years ago in his camper van when she was on holiday in Jersey.

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So proud our Savile coverage won #RTS home news coverage. Tribute to all Savile victims who spoke to us. http://t.co/vr6J7pdLpF

ITV documentary programme Exposure: The Other Side of Jimmy Savile won Current Affairs - Home for its initial investigation into the Savile scandal.

ITV LONDON

ITV London won the the Nations and Regions News Programme - the seventh consecutive year that an ITV regional news programme has done so.

Editor, Alex Chandler with the team from London Tonigh
Editor, Alex Chandler with the team from London Tonight Credit: ITV News
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The RTS award is a great endorsement of ITV London's commitment to the #London 2012 story from bid to closing ceremony. @itvlondon