28th June 2005
SPARK WINS RTS AWARD FOR INNOVATION
Digital interactive student TV channel Spark TV has won a prestigious Royal Television Society award.
Spark TV, a collaboration between BBCi in
the World's first on-demand broadband student television service, produced by
students of the
The BBC also received awards for Best News Magazine (Look North, BBC Yorkshire), Best News or Sports Reporter (Morland Sanders - Inside Out, BBC North), Unsung Hero of the Year (Diane Marshall, BBC Yorkshire) and Best Network Camerawork (Keith Massey - Restoration North, BBC Four).
Spark is the first interactive student TV channel of its
kind in the world and can be viewed by anyone in the
The channel aims to give students at the university an opportunity to learn various aspects of interactive television production and editing and to provide KIT viewers with new ideas and a unique view of local goings-on.
Students involved in the project study New Media courses at the Hull School of Art and Design and Media Technology courses at the Hull School of Media Technologies.
Visit the Spark TV web site at http://studenttv.newmediahull.net
For more information contact:
Jez Ashberry, Press and Media Relations Manager
01522 886042 firstname.lastname@example.org
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