The television station owned by Universitas Dian Nuswantoro (Udinus) has once again been recognized as the premier local television broadcast institution. This prestigious award marks the fifth consecutive win for Televisi Kampus Udinus (TVKU) Ltd.
Presented by the Regional Indonesian Broadcasting Commission (KPID) of Central Java on Friday, November 17, 2023, the 2023 Central Java KPID Broadcasting Award ceremony featured a vibrant celebration with nominations spanning various categories. These included public advertisements, children's programs, and the recognition of the best broadcaster or presenter in Central Java. Notably, TVKU secured victory in the category of Best Local Television Broadcasting Institution, triumphing over competitors from Temanggung and Surakarta.
The Chairman of KPID Central Java, Muhammad Aulia Assyahiddin, S.S., was also present at the event and delivered a speech. In his address, he highlighted the notable surge in participant enthusiasm compared to the previous year, with over 200 representatives from various broadcasting institutions in Central Java actively taking part.
"This year we carry the theme 'Healthy Broadcast for Dignified Election' because the election year is just around the corner. We carry this theme with the hope of creating a neutral, independent, and dignified broadcasting institution," he said.
“By upholding the principles of diversity and Pancasila, and fostering brotherhood in a neutral manner, this award serves as a form of our appreciation to all broadcasting institutions in Central Java that have contributed to creating excellent quality programs," stated the Chairman of KPID Central Java.
The selection process for each category involves multiple stages and is carried out by a team of judges. This includes on-site visits, and final evaluations, culminating in a live presentation
Dignified Election Program Commitment
During the Central Java KPID Broadcasting Award night, TVKU Semarang was formally honored as the top local television broadcaster of the year 2023. The Director of Operations, Heri Pamungkas S.S., M.I.Kom., graciously accepted the award on behalf of TVKU Semarang, marking a significant achievement for the station.
Dr. Guruh Fajar Shidik, S.Kom., M.Cs., the President and Director of TVKU Semarang, expressed his pride in the remarkable achievement. He sees this as a testament to TVKU Semarang's ongoing commitment to delivering consistent and high-quality programs to the people of Central Java. In line with the expectations set by the Chairman of KPID Central Java, TVKU Semarang remains dedicated to broadcasting content that upholds the dignity of elections.
"This accomplishment is truly something to be proud of. The diligent efforts of our team in producing top-notch shows have yielded sweet fruits. We aspire to maintain this level of excellence in the coming years," he concluded. (Udinus Public Relation/Haris. Doc. Central Java KPID)