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Awards honor China's top hosts in Qingdao

( | 2024-05-17


The 2nd Jinsheng (Golden Voice) Awards were unveiled in Qingdao, Shandong province on May 11, honoring a total of 20 winners, including hosts Ren Luyu, Yeshe Drolma, and Long Yang (pictured consecutively from left). [Photo provided to]

In a glittering ceremony held in Qingdao, Shandong province, on May 11, the highly esteemed Jinsheng (Golden Voice) Awards shone a spotlight on China's premier hosts across television channels and radio stations.

Twenty hosts hailing from 15 provinces, municipalities, and autonomous regions were lauded with this prestigious accolade, with the winners predominantly boasting rich experience in the broadcasting realm.

Renowned figures such as Ren Luyu and Long Yang, distinguished anchors and integral members of the 2024 China Media Group Spring Festival Gala, a hallmark event renowned as one of the nation's most-watched and enduring TV spectacles, were among the celebrated recipients.

Noteworthy awardees also include He Shuai, the pioneering radio host of Hunan Communication Radio since its inception in 1997; Wang Zhiqiang, a seasoned journalist from Zhejiang Media Group with a commendable 21-year tenure reporting on public welfare issues; and Yeshe Drolma, an exceptional host from the Xizang autonomous region.

Zhou Baolin, a seasoned host with a distinguished 20-year broadcasting career spanning literature, music, and stage performances, clinched the honor as the first talent from Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region to receive the prestigious award.

Established by the central government in 2021, the Jinsheng Awards stand as China's foremost national government accolade in the domain of broadcasting and hosting. Sponsored by the National Radio and Television Administration and orchestrated by the China Television Art Committee, the meticulous four-round selection process for the second edition commenced in July of the previous year.