Lagos, Friday, December 28, 2018: For its invaluable contribution towards the deepening of Nigeria’s broadcasting industry, TVC News, a member of TVC Communications, has bagged the NBC Prize for the “Best Television Station of the Year” at the 26th Nigerian Media Merit Awards (NMMA).
To clinch the award, TVC News beat a strong field of competitors, riding on the back of its highly acclaimed professionalism, innovation and customer-centricity.
At the awards ceremony, which held at the Federal Palace Hotel in Lagos on Thursday, December 27, 2018, Prof. Ralph Akinfeleye, Chairman, Panel of Assessors, Nigeria Media Merit Awards, noted that competition in the category was tough. His words: “This year, we had difficulty in picking winners in the Newspaper of the Year, Editor of the Year, Radio of the Year and Television of the Year categories. The scores were too close for comfort. The differences between the winners in the categories were marginal.”
The Nigeria Media Merit Award is the foremost media excellence award and also the most prestigious annual celebration of the best in the Nigerian media industry. The award ceremony attracted a huge audience of journalists, media and PR practitioners from traditional and new media platforms.
The Director of News, TVC News, Stella Din-Jacob, who received the award on behalf of TVC Communication said: “We are delighted to be awarded the winner for the Best Television Station of the Year. Having our hard work recognized is a big motivation to work harder and would serve as the tonic that we need to prove to Nigerians that we are both dynamic and innovative. Going forward, we will step up the tempo to ensure such laurels become a second nature to us. What we did this year, we need to do better because we are only as good as our last performance”.
She added “We must be seen to live up to our USPs, which are first, accurate, and reliable. Our viewers should expect excellence, professionalism, and innovation. TVC News is highly honored to have received the award. Our dynamic news team is excited to continuously provide consistent and reliable news to our viewers.”
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About TVC Communications
TVC Communications is a leading, independently owned and operated media organisation established in 2007, with its headquarters in Lagos, Nigeria. Our TV and radio stations include: TVC (general entertainment channel) TVC News (24hour Nigerian news channel) Max FM and Adaba FM.
About TVC NEWS
TVC News is a 24-hour News Channel offering a fresh perspective on African and world events. Broadcasting from Lagos & commercial capital with offices and correspondents across Nigeria and sub-Saharan Africa, TVC News brings its viewers the latest news 24 hours a day, telling the news as it is, with reporting that is as fearless as it is informative. Deploying state-of- the-art equipment and using a network of bureau across the country, TVC & dynamic news team keeps viewers up-to- date with fast, accurate, and relevant information. The 24-hour news channel meets the needs of its audience with objective, accurate and relevant news.