Redfern Now, Legally Brown win Asia-Pacific awards

2014-07-10_1206ABC’s Redfern Now and SBS comedy Legally Brown have both been awarded at the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union Awards in Macau.

The “Babe in Arms” episode of Redfern Now written by Steven McGregor won the Drama award while Nazeem Hussein’s Legally Brown picked up the top Entertainment prize.

SBS doco Change My Race also received a Commendation while expat Aussie Andrew Stevens won the TV News Reporting prize for his coverage of Typhoon Haiyan for CNN International.

This year’s ABU Prizes attracted a record of almost 300 entries from the Asia-Pacific and around the world with 187 television entries.

Source: abu.org.my, The Australian

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