Kuala Lumpur -- Bernama reported that Radio Televisyen Malaysia (RTM) grabbed most of the honours on the first night of Malaysia's own version of the Emmies - Anugerah Seri Angkasa (ASA 2005) radio and TV broadcasting awards held at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre. It is spread over Friday and Saturday evenings.
From the first night -
Radio drama "Igauan Semalam" (Nasional FM) won four awards -- Best Radio Drama, Best Audio, and for Best Supporting Roles by Nasrin Ngasri and Jalaluddin Hassan.
Aminah Mokhtar (Nasional FM) won for the Best Radio Script for her drama "Merdekakan Cinta Kita, Cik Embun". Best Radio News Coverage went to Marzuki Ismail for the "Serumpun Sebudaya" (Best 104FM) and the Best Radio Magazine by "Citra Budaya" (Nasional FM).
Best Radio Bulletin honour went to Nazri Abdullah (Nasional FM) while Yasser Yusoff won Best Radio Commentator for his coverage of "Penang/MPPJ Super League 2005/2006" football clash (Mutiara FM). Best Radio News presenter - Mustaza Maah (Nasional FM).
The "Citra Cinta" programme by DJ Lin (Star FM) won Best Interactive radio program; Best Radio Capsule(public service announcement) Hargai Air (Save Water - Best 104).
Drama "Maafkan Aku Mama" (TV3) won Best Editing AWard. Best TV Script went to Martias Ali for his "Anak Penarik Beca" drama (RTM). Best Audio Entertainment - Live Telecast, was won by the "Zoom In Bersama Man Kidal and Friends" show (RTM), Best TV Audio Drama by "Haryati 2" (RTM) and Best Drama Lighting also by "Anak Penarik Beca" (RTM).
Best TV News Presenter category Norazlina Awang (ntv7), Best Television Reporter Rosli Mohd Nordin (RTM) for his coverage of Malaysian Defence Forces' humanitarian operation in the aftermath of last year's killer Pakistan earthquake.
Best Cinematography went to Dan Disitu Ada Doa (RTM), Best TV Lighting for an Entertainment Programme to Malaysian Idol Grand Final (8TV) and Best Costumes to Haryati 2 (RTM).
Best Graphic Design was won by Stylo (RTM), Set Design by DJ @ 2 Episode 18 (Host Gary - RTM), Best Subtitling by Whispers - An Elephant Tale TV3, Montage/Teasers by AF3 Konsert - Astro, Best Promotion by Malaysian Idol - 8TV and Special Music Award by Raya Nite Live - ntv7.
Second night results to come