Antena 3 received the Special Jury Prize (The AIB’s International Jury Highly Commends) at the Gala of International Media Excellence Awards 2013, awarded by The Association for International Broadcasting, for the „Angels in Hell„, investigation documented and produced by the journalists of the TV show “In Premieră with Carmen Avram.”
The video produced by Yevgeniya Kironaki (reporter), Michael Buzduga (image) and Lenard Zsolt (production) was awarded in the category „Domestic current affairs documentary” and depicts the situation of drug addicts in Romania and the activity of the association ARAS which tries to keep under control the spread of HIV, by providing the consumers with syringes and medical assistance.
This is the third consecutive year when Antena 3 is awarded by AIB: in 2011, Antena 3 won The Jury Prize for the investigation „The poisoned town” and in 2012 Antena 3 received the special jury prize for „Best Live Coverage of an Event” with „On the edge of hell.”
The jury panel is independent and consists of television and media professionals worldwide.
Antena 3 is the only news station in Romania affiliated CNN International and is part of the Intact Media Group.