Sky News Arabia, the 24-hour Arabic news network, has been recognized with 17 prizes at the 44th edition of the respected global Telly Awards which take place annually in New York.
The prestigious awards recognize excellence in television and video production. Sky News Arabia was awarded in numerous categories, with awards granted to two of its programs titled ‘Their Success’ (Najahouna) and ‘From There’ (Min Hunak); along with four documentaries.
Abdou Gadallah, Head of News at Sky News Arabia commented: “We are immensely proud to have been recognized once again at this year’s edition of the Telly Awards. This achievement stands testament to the to the great efforts, creativity, and dedication of our editorial teams, who are on a constant pursuit of innovation and excellence in the fields of journalism and storytelling. We look forward to continue delivering impactful stories and world-class content to Arabic speaking audiences around the world.”
‘Their Success (Najahouna)’ is a series that covers the stories of females from around the Arab world who have shown excellence and become role models to others around them. The winning episode, which cinched a gold award, covers the story of Carol Rabadi, a woman who followed her dreams in the field of aviation and became the second female pilot at Royal Jordanian Airlines.
‘From There (Min Hunak)’ is a program that sheds the spotlight on impactful stories from around the region, and was the winner of several awards including those in the gold and silver categories. The episodes recognized include one that covered the struggles of non-Ukrainian students fleeing to France from Ukraine. Another episode showcased the story of the first hotel in Palestine to employ People of Determination. The third winning episode covered the story of ‘Tujjar Khan’, a local market that became testament to the commercial heritage of the city of Nablus in Palestine.
Amongst the winning content were also four documentaries.
‘One Face, Two Refugees’ won the gold award for its telling of the story of one Syrian and one Ukrainian refugee, and their plight following their escape from the wars in their homelands.
‘Cyber Blackmail’, a documentary which won two silver awards, sheds the light on the dangers of cyber blackmail, and how it has damaged the lives of many people around the Arab world who have fallen victim to this heinous crime.
‘The Memory of Sand’ is another documentary that tells a unique story – one from a lesser-known place on earth. It showcases a small city in the desert of Mauritania, one that struggles to survive the desertification and yet holds a treasure inside its sand.
The fourth documentary to be recognized at the awards was ‘Grain of Wheat’, which traces the history of the grain of wheat and how its farming has impacted countries and become weaved into cultures around the world.
All winning programs and documentaries can be viewed on the Sky News Arabia website at www.skynewsarabia.com.
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