Winners of the World Television Awards 2013 were officially announced at the Asia Media Summit in Manado, Indonesia on 29 May 2013.
Ms. Moneeza Hashmi, President of the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association (CBA) and General Manager, International Relations, HUM TV, Pakistan announced the winners before some 400 participants at the AMS 2013.
In the Humanity category for the Best TV Documentary "Dealing with Natural Disaster", the winner was "CATALYST: Taking Australia’s Temperature" directed by Jonica Newby and broadcast by ABC1 – Australia. Ms Jonica Newby was not able to attend AMS but a video speech was screened in front of the delegates. Mr. Salah Eddine Maaoui (Director General Arab States Broadcasting Union, ASBU) and Mr. Yang Binyuan (Director of AIBD) presented the trophy and certificate to Ms. Moneeza Hashmi who accepted them on behalf of ABC.
Ms. Moneeza Hashmi, Mr. Salah Eddine Maaoui and Mr. Yang Binyuan
Runner-up was "One Man’s Desert: Direction of Hometown" directed by Fan Zhiyuan and broadcast by CCTV12 – China. Mr. Yang Fuqing from China Central Television (CCTV) was presented the certificate on behalf of the runner-up.
The Science/Environment winner, Mr. Clarence Dass was presented with a trophy and certificate by Dr. Young-woo Park (Regional Director and Representative for Asia and the Pacific United Nations Environment Programme, Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific) and Mr. Yang Binyuan for his movie "A Day at the Beach" broadcast by FBC TV – Fiji. The runner-up, Mr Rehan Ahmed, was presented with a certificate for his short-movie "Ozone – We are the Future" broadcast by HUM TV – Pakistan.
Ms. Moneeza Hashmi, Mr. Clarence Dass, Dr. Young-woo Park and Mr. Yang Binyuan
The World TV Awards 2013 has been supported by Arab States Broadcasting Union, United Nations Environment Programme OzonAction, Radio TV Malaysia.