MOSCOW, SEPTEMBER 10, 2014 – RT, the Moscow-based multilingual television news network, is now available around the clock to 700 million viewers in more than 100 countries around the globe.
LONDON, SEPTEMBER 2, 2014–Starting on September 3rd, 2014, RT will be found on Freeview Channel 135, following the scheduled changes that will affect six news channels in total, including BBC News and Sky News. RT, a global television news channel, has been broadcasting in the United Kingdom since 2006 and on Freeview, Britain’s largest digital terrestrial television with a reach of more than 55 million viewers, since 2010.
MOSCOW, AUGUST 18, 2014 – RT unveils its international advertising campaign: “RT. For the Second Opinion.”, which brings attention to the importance of having a plurality of voices in the news media. The campaign debuted in New York in mid-August of 2014 and will roll out in Washington, DC, and London by the end of the month.
MOSCOW, AUGUST 13, 2014 – RT became a finalist of the 2014 International Emmy Awards. RT’s coverage of the Guantanamo hunger strike earned the channel its third nomination for the most prestigious television award, and its second in just three years.
MOSCOW, JULY 14, 2014 – RT Spanish is set to become the first foreign channel to start broadcast in Argentina around the clock, alongside Argentine state channels, within the framework of Television Digital Abierta (TDA), a government initiative aimed at developing digital television in the country.
MOSCOW, JUNE 5, 2014 – RT’s website, rt.com, has won the 2014 Interactive Media Award (IMA) in the “News” category, where the channel was up against 36 other entries.
MOSCOW, APRIL 16, 2014 – RT, the winner of the 2013 Monte-Carlo Television Festival for Best 24-hour News Programme, is once again a finalist in this category for its report titled “Anti-government Protests in Kiev, Ukraine”.
MOSCOW, APRIL 9 2014 – RT has become a 2014 Gold medalist at the esteemed New York Festivals Television and Film Awards, beating CNN for the award in the Documentary category. The network also took two bronze medals. The award ceremony was held in Las Vegas at NAB Show on April 8, 2014.
MOSCOW, APRIL 3, 2014 – “News Team” is a 20-part series directed by Josh Silberman, the award-winning producer from Deadliest Catch, Fear Factor and Dancing with the Stars. Silberman and his crew followed RT correspondents around the clock as they reported on breaking stories, from fighting in Syria to protests in Ukraine.
MOSCOW, FEBRUARY 25, 2014 –RT’s series of reports on the Guantanamo Bay detention camp received a nomination for the prestigious international New York Festivals award. RT’s entries are in the finals of five more categories, competing alongside CNN, BBC, CNBC and HBO.