He won the Breakthrough Award for The Last Leg, which was this week commissioned for a new series.
The prizes, voted on by journalists who write about TV and radio, were dominated by the BBC, with Parade’s End scooping four awards.
Twenty Twelve, previously accused of copying The Games, won the Entertainment / Comedy award.
Best Single Drama: The Hollow Crown: Richard II
Best Drama Series: Parade’s End
Best Single Documentary: Exposure: The Other Side of Jimmy Savile
Best Documentary Series: Inside Claridge’s
Best Entertainment/Comedy: Twenty Twelve
Best Factual Entertainment: The Great British Bake Off
Best Multichannel Programme: Dynamo: Magician Impossible
Best Actor: Benedict Cumberbatch
Best Actress: Rebecca Hall
Breakthrough Award: Adam Hills
Writer’s Award: Sir Tom Stoppard
Innovation Award: BBC Olympics 2012
Harvey Lee Award for Outstanding Contribution to Broadcasting: John Humphrys
Source: Radio Times