The second edition of The Radio and Television Academy Awards (RTVA) are set for tonight at Sheraton gardens. The event which seeks to award radio and Television personalities and outstanding media houses in relation to their positive contribution towards Uganda’s media is expected to be a full colour, action – packed red carpet affair.
RTVA is dedicated to the encouragement, promotion, recognition and maintenance of excellence in Uganda’s broadcasting Industry. The RTVA which also has set up a media excellence academy are aiming to build a strong media fraternity with quality service as per the international standards
The 47 nomination categories (Radio and TV combined) recognise and commend those who have made exceptional contributions to Radio this year (2013-14) The nominations were chosen by a panel of Radio and Television experts and commentators. Judges were selected based on their roles and contributions to the Radio and Television industry.
The winners will receive plagues and recognition from the media fraternity and the general public as well. The Awards ceremony kicks off at 4:00PM
Silver tickets for the event go for 50,000/= while Bronze tickets go for 20,000/= and can be bought from Uchumi garden city. The event is sponsored by Nile Gold, Rwonzori Premium, Sheraton Kampala Hotel, SMS ONE, Pepsi among others.