The AIBs are the international awards for factual video, audio and interactive productions.

2018 marks the 14th year of these independent, influential and respected awards.

“The AIBs are some of the most intelligent, thoughtful awards in the industry”

Congratulations to all the winners at the AIBs 2018.

The winners book can be seen here.

Thank you to everyone for your support.

We look forward to seeing your work in the AIBs 2019 which will launch on 2 April.

DAILY JOURNALISM - VIDEO

CNN - Libya Slave Auction

DAILY JOURNALISM - AUDIO

BBC World Service

The Resignation of Robert Mugabe

SHORT DOCUMENTARY

The Financial Times

Cape Town: Life Without Water

POLITICS AND BUSINESS

Al Jazeera English

China: Spies, Lies and Blackmail

HUMAN INTEREST - AUDIO

Plan A Productions

The Emptiness Within

HUMAN INTEREST - VIDEO

On Our Radar for BBC Our World & BBC Africa Eye

My Stolen Childhood

CHILDREN'S

Three Arrows Media

Treasure Champs - Self-Respect

FACTUAL PODCAST

BBC World Service

The Assassination

SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, NATURE

GMA Network

Philippine Seas

INTERNATIONAL CHANNEL OF THE YEAR

CNN

INVESTIGATIVE - VIDEO

Channel 4 Dispatches

Myanmar's Killing Fields

INVESTIGATIVE - AUDIO

BBC Radio 4

File on 4 - Degrees of Deception

INTERACTIVE

ABS-CBN News

Stories from Under the Rubble:

Inside the Battle of Marawi

DOMESTIC AFFAIRS

ITN PRODUCTIONS FOR CHANNEL 5

Rivers of Blood: 50 Years On

INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

Al Jazeera English

The Cut: Exploring FGM

SPORT EVENT COVERAGE

BBC Sport

2018 London Marathon

ARTS AND CULTURE - AUDIO

TBI Media 

Public Indecency: Queer Art in Britain

 

ARTS AND CULTURE - VIDEO

Al Jazeera English

Witness: Sudan's Forgotten Films

BREAKTHROUGH TALENT

Salma Abdelaziz

IMPACT AWARD

CNN International

Libya Slave Auction

The AIBs 2018 Event Partner

Al Jazeera Media Network is a group of global broadcast channels and subsidiaries dedicated to delivering compelling and impartial news and media content that informs, inspires and engages with a focus on human issues.

The AIBs 2018 sponsors

Radio Taiwan is the national broadcaster of Taiwan. RTI broadcasts to the world in 13 thirteen languages under the call sign “Radio Taiwan International”. RTI’s mission is to accurately report on Taiwan’s democratic achievements, arts and humanities, culture and social developments, traditional customs and infrastructure projects. With its diverse and lively programming, RTI remains the international community’s premier window on Taiwan.

This year RTI is celebrating its 90th anniversary.

RTI are sponsoring the first Asia-Pacific Sustainability Awards.

Signiant’s intelligent file movement software helps the world’s top content creators and distributors ensure fast, secure delivery of large files over public and private networks. Built on patented acceleration technology, the company’s on-premises software and cloud-native SaaS solutions allow businesses of every size to optimize mission-critical file transfers between users, data centers, and the cloud.

Sponsor of Daily journalism TV/video.

Celebro Media provides first-class tv studios and live services, delivered via industry leading IP connectivity. Celebro Studios are used by some of the world’s biggest broadcasters to make thousands of hours of content every week for traditional television coverage and online media.

Sponsor of International Channel of the Year.

 

Supporters of the AIBs 2018

 

Sponsor the AIBs 2018

With unprecedented global reach over nine months of constant marketing, the AIBs provide the perfect opportunity to gain brand exposure among executives, producers, journalists, editors, technologists and other media leaders in over 150 countries. 

Read our new partnership brochure in digital page-turning edition that explains about the AIBs, our marketing plan, and sets out some ideas of how your company can support this influential and highly respected competition.

You can also download the brochure in PDF format here.

 

The AIBs Advisory Group 2018

 

Nikolay Bogachihin - Head of RT UK

Al Brown - VP, Programming & Film, VICE Studios UK

Paul Bushnell - Auckland Manager, Radio New Zealand

Dorothy Byrne - Head of News and Current Affairs, Channel 4, UK

Eugen Cojocariu - Head of Radio, Radio Romania International

Phil Critchlow - CEO, TBI Media, UK

Nance Haxton - Freelance Journalist, Australia

Will Jordan - Investigative Producer, Al Jazeera Media Network

John Lippman - Deputy, Language Programming, Voice of America, USA

Greg Moyer - CEO, Blue Chalk Media, USA

Andrew O'Connell - VP Development & Production, Discovery Channel, UK

Carla Sapsford Newman - Freelance Journalist, Singapore

Joanna Spiteri - CEO, Malta Broadcasting Authority

Ben Taylor - Creative Director, Snappin' Turtle, UK

Anders Thomsen - Commissioning Executive, Documentary, DR1, DR3, Denmark

Xiaoying Zhang - Deputy Head International Relations, Deutsche Welle (DW), Germany

 

The Association for International Broadcasting is keen to ensure that the AIBs fully reflect the needs of the media industry around the world. For example, we want to make sure that we provide awards categories that offer the best opportunities for producers to showcase their work.

The Awards Advisory Group meeting was on the 23rd February 2018.

Nikolay Bogachihin - Head of RT UK, RT TV

Al Brown - VP, Programming & Film, VICE Studios UK

Paul Bushnell - Auckland Manager, Radio New Zealand

Dorothy Byrne - Head of News and Current Affairs, Channel 4, UK

Eugen Cojocariu - Head of Radio, Radio Romania International

Phil Critchlow - CEO - TBI Media, UK

Nance Haxton - Freelance Journalist, Australia

Will Jordan - Investigative Producer, Al Jazeera Media Network

John Lippman - Deputy, Language Programming, Voice of America

Greg Moyer - CEO - Blue Chalk Media, USA

Andrew O'Connell - VP Development & Production, Discovery Channel, UK

Carla Sapsford Newman - Freelance journalist, Singapore

Joanna Spiteri - CEO, Malta Broadcasting Authority

Ben Taylor - Creative Director, Snappin' Turtle, UK

Anders Thomsen - Commissioning Executive, Documentary DR1, DR3, Denmark

Xiaoying Zhang - Deputy Head International Relations, Deutsche Welle, Germany

 

 

Watch highlights of the AIBs 2017

The AIBs 2017 were hosted by Matthew Amrowliwala, presenter of Global on BBC World News, and attended by guests from over 20 countries.

The AIBs 2018 open for entry on 3 April, with the awards event taking place in London on 7 November. 

Full information on this year's competition will be published on this website.