ITV News London wins award

ITV News London has won the Nations and Regions News Programme of the year award from the Royal Television Society. The award was collected by the ITV News London production team at a ceremony at the Hilton in London last night.

ITV News London collects a Royal Television Society award

Editor Alex Chandler accepts the RTS award, with members of the ITV News London team. Credit: ITN

ITV News London picked up the Royal Television Society Award for the Nations and Regions News Programme of the Year at a ceremony at the Hilton last night.

The RTS citation read: "The jury felt the winning entry captured the essence of community involvement and support for the London Olympics and was local reporting at its best."

Editor Alex Chandler accepted the award on behalf of the team. He said: "2012 was a huge year for ITV London - both editorially and behind the scenes.

"The team rose to the occasion time and again producing fantastic coverage of the big stories and capturing the mood of the Capital. I am immensely proud of what we have achieved."

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