Award for Charles Mitchel RTE Television's first newsreader.

Compere of the first Jacob's Television Awards Harry Thuillier, announces the final award of the night. Charles Mitchel the first man to read the news on Irish television receives his award. In his acceptance speech he quips,"This is the nicest bit of news I have ever received."

He goes on to thank all of the people who put the news programmes together. On leaving the stage he is congratulated by the Taoiseach, Sean Lemass.