The London-based Association for International Broadcasting (AIB) has nominated two documentaries submitted by Sky News Arabia for it’s annual awards. The 11th edition of The AIB Awards will recognise content that reflects current social issues and are presented across television, radio and online platforms. The jury panel for the AIB Awards includes over 40 notable personalities from the media sector, including Producers, Editors, Journalists and Critics from around the world.
This is the first year that Sky News Arabia has competed in the awards, with it’s documentaries Death Boats: The Migration Dream and Smuggling Nightmare and Religious Diversity in Iraq: The Yazidis being nominated in the Domestic Current Affairs Documentary and International Investigative Documentary categories respectively. Winners of the awards will be announced on November 4, 2015 as part of a special ceremony in London for an audience of Arab and international media representatives.