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June 2011


This year, the AIBD Radio Awards winners are:

REINHARD KEUNE'S MEMORIAL AWARD for "The Best Radio Programme Dealing with Forest Issues”

  • Programme: “Mangrove, Wind and Tsunami Barrier in Baros”
  • Directed by: Arlin Setyaningsih
  • Broadcast by: RRI Yogyakarta, Indonesia…

AIBD will organise a Highlighting of Selected AIBD Award Entries during the 41st Annual Gathering / 14th AIBD General Conference & Associated Meetings in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

The Award winning entries and runner-ups in each category will be played during this special session, in recognition of their achievement and the high quality of the programmes. The session will take place from 1400 – 1600 on 18 August 2015 and is open to all delegates of the General Conference.

AIBD TV Award 2015 for the best TV programme on Encouraging Youth Empowerment:

Winner: “ON THE RED DOT (YOUTH) – YOLO” from Channel 5, MediaCorp – Singapore

Runner-up: “THE DEBATER” from Sirasa TV – Sri Lanka

AIBD TV Award 2015 for the best TV programme on Creative Ways to Harness Energy:

Winner: “FUTURE FORWARD – POWERING OUR FUTURE” from Channel NewsAsia, MediaCorp – Singapore

Runner-up: “ALTERNATIVE ENERGY…THAILAND’S ENERGY OF THE FUTURE” from National News Bureau of Thailand

AIBD Radio Award 2015 for the best radio programme on Highlighting Science to the Public:

Winner: “LET’S LEARN SCIENCE” from Public Service Media – Maldives

Runner-up: “YUTU’S EXPLORATION OF THE MOON” from China National Radio

Reinhard Keune Memorial Award 2015 for the best radio programme on Putting Spotlight on Teachers in Society:

Winner: “HEARING CHILDHOOD, MEETING WITH ANCESTORS” from China National Radio – China

Runner-up: “SALUTATIONS TO THE GURU” from All India Radio, India

AIBD is in its third year of being certified as ISO 9001: 2008 and ISAS BC 9001:2003 by the Media & Society Foundation in Switzerland. This reflects the Institute’s competency and credibility in pursing initiatives in media management systems.

The external audit was carried out at AIBD on 27th June 2011 as required by the certification process on the performance of the management system. The scope of the external audit was to cover all activities organized by AIBD with a particular focus on co-production activities, improvement actions since the last surveillance audit in April 2010.

AIBD took part in Broadcast Asia 2011 from 21 to 24 June in Singapore. The conference is in its 16th edition and gathers the industry’s leading broadcast players. For the first time, AIBD has been offered a booth at the exhibition.

During Broadcast Asia 2011, AIBD Director Yang Binyuan attended conference sessions and met participants and exhibitors at AIBD booth. It’s the first time that AIBD has had a booth at the exhibition and the organizer of Broadcast Asia 2011 offered it free of charge as the conference is supported by AIBD.

The call for entries has been sounded for the 23rd International URTI Radio Grand Prix.

Programmes from around the world are honoured with the Grand Prix based on the research efforts involved and their originality.

Each year, a different theme is proposed and participants are allowed to freely interpret the theme. The theme for this year's edition is poverty. Radio productions in their diverse forms - reports, documentaries, essays, fiction, sound composition, children's stories - are eligible for submission.