Stage set for 3rd News and Television Awards and Summit

MUMBAI: The news television industry is gearing up for the most prestigious Indian News Television (NT) Awards.

Currently in the third year, the awards are conducted by Indiantelevision Dot Com to recognise and honour news channels and professionals in the country.

This is for the first time that the NT Awards have been judged by the peer group, that is senior members of the news industry as well as eminent personalities are among the judges.

According to founder, CEO and Editor-in-Chief Anil Wanvari, “After consulting the industry, we have decided to implement peer judging this year as there is no better way than to be judged by the industry itself. And we are delighted by the response of the news television industry towards the 3rd edition of the NT Awards and Summit. We look forward to taking this from strength to strength with the involvement and support of the industry. Our aim is to establish the NT Awards as the recognition and encouragement of excellence in the news television industry.”

In all 700 entries were received for 26 categories. The awards will be announced at a glittering ceremony on 25 March at Hotel Ashoka in New Delhi from 7.30 pm onwards.

The NT Awards will be preceded by the Third Indian News Television Summit, which will be held at the same venue earlier in the day on the theme of “Wake Up Call for the TV News Business”. The summit is endorsed by the Information and Broadcasting Ministry.

The panellists include Ashok Venkatramani (Star News), Barun Das (Zee News), G Krishnan (TV Today), Jyoti Narain (P7 News), LV Krishnan (TAM), Narayan Rao (NDTV), Shazi Zaman (Star News), QW Naqvi (Aaj Tak), Barkha Dutt (NDTV), Nalin Mehta (Author), Rajdeep Sardesai (CNN IBN), Sanjeev Srivastava (Sahara), NVN Murthy (TV9), Shailesh Reddy (Zee 24 Ghantalu), Rani Reddy (Saakshi TV), and Ramachandra Murthy (HMTV).

The panel discussions will see participation from a host of practitioners from the news television fraternity. The three sessions are on ‘Reality dawns in the News Business’; The Telugu News Titans’; and ‘Content Story’.

The NT Awards will have categories that will cover programming and personality awards. The NT Awards will be presented to channel programmers, anchors, presenters, technicians, producers, editors, reporters and management.

Ernst and Young is the auditors for the awards, while the jury meetings were organised in Mumbai, Hyderabad and New Delhi.

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