Television

CNN Young Journalist Award 2006 winners announced

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/smartcrop_800x800/public/images/tv-images/2016/05/30/CNN_2.jpg?itok=mt8ZNwrN

NEW DELHI: While Tejeswi Pratima Dodda and Rohit Vishwanath won this year's CNN Young Journalist Awards, announced at a glittering function yesterday punctuated by rank bad compering, it was the inevitable choice of Ajit Jaykar as the CNN Citizen Journalist Awardee that drew the loudest applaud from the audience.

Jaykar had done the 'biggest story of the year' shooting from his video camera, the first person to capture footage of the Mumbai blasts. It was thus sad that Jaykar was unable to collect his award at the function, for as Rajdeep Sardesai of CNN-IBN said, "like all good Indian journalists, he must be working somewhere on a Friday evening.
Jaykar will receive a trophy, citation, Rs 20,000 in cash and a digital camera.

Dodda - from NDTV 24x7, Hyderabad bagged the TV category award for her reporting "Children for hire", on kids being used as domestic help, which was aired on CNN-IBN and which provoked the CM of AP to order a probe into the issue.

Vishwanath, who works for Business World from Mumbai, won the runner-up award for his report on "Shop floor jobs are hot once again" a report on the fact that engineering jobs and not just those in IT, are still a favourite among Indian youth.

Sonia Faleiro of Tehelka (Mumbai) won the runner up award in the print and online category and Poonam Agarwal from NDTV Delhi won the runner up in the TV category.

CNN Aspiring Journalist Award was won by Raksha Kumar from Lady Shri Ram College in the TV category.

The jury decided to give a special mention to Piyush Bhatia from Indian Institute of Mass Communication for his notable performance in the final rounds of the selection process.

Satinder Bindra, CNN's Senior International Correspondent, along with Rajdeep Sardesai and other jury members said the selections were a tough fight between young people who had at least two things in common: passion and determination.

For the Young Journalist Awards, the contestants were given repeated inputs from incidents taking place in Iraq and were asked to report - depending on the medium - either stand in front of a live TV camera and report, or file in print or online.

The winners in all categories were given a trophy and citation. The winners of the YJA will be sent to the CNN headquarter to work for a month.

However, as Gurbir Singh, media editor of Hindustan Times, pointed out, despite the fact that there was a lot of zeal and passion, somehow, in terms of print, basic things like grammar, syntax, writing skills and expression remain to fulfil the highest standards, and "the industry needs to look inwards and see what can be done about this"

Latest Reads

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/08/22/amit-nair.jpg?itok=EXBgTfgm
Men@10's unique content to help Living Foodz sustain its position, says Amit Nair

Watch your favourite lifestyle shows this month, as Living Foodz' ‘Men@10’ has got under way; it airs every Monday to Friday between 10 - 12 midnight. Living Foodz business head Amit Nair said, “Living Foodz has sustained its position in the lifestyle genre, owing to its unique content. Our shows...

Television TV Channels Factual & Documentary
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/08/22/mohan.jpg?itok=n7ztN1Qm
Carnival Cinemas appoints Mohan Umrotkar as CEO

Spearheaded by Dr. Shrikant Bhasi, Carnival Cinemas has appointed Mohan Umrotkar as its chief executive officer. He takes over from P. V. Sunil who has been elevated as the managing director of the company.

Television TV Channels People
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/08/22/Dmitry%20Shishkin%20BBC_0.jpg?itok=lQAV7bYt
Why India expansion makes sense to BBC

MUMBAI: BBC is rising to the fact that expansion in India makes logical sense. With the proliferation of news sources, BBC is witnessing a mobile revolution especially in India, Asia and Africa. "It would be presumptuous to think that people would come to our websites just because we’ve launched...

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/08/22/Untitled-1_1.jpg?itok=I4RqQXC3
STAR, Zee & Times top media list, Airtel & Tata Sky entrenched

MUMBAI: STAR, Zee and Times have continued to lead in the list of top 10 media groups in India. The growth of television distribution firms, Business Standard reported, has been one of the major changes the listing has seen in five years. Bharti Airtel and Tata Sky are now well-entrenched in the...

Television TV Channels GECs
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/08/22/Untitled-1_0.jpg?itok=C2sUrpU-
English News, Religious & Music HSM genres lose: Chrome DM

MUMBAI: 'Sports - All-India' genre has emerged as the most benefitted genre with 1.92 per cent. DD Sports has topped the chart with 95 per cent opportunity to see (OTS) in week 33, Chrome Data Analytics & Media reported.

Television TV Channels Viewership
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/08/22/supriya%2Bsahu.jpg?itok=LT0XJXPj
Doordarshan welcomes young anchors, expects CVs by 31 Aug

NEW DELHI: In a attempt to infuse new and fresh talent, the public broadcaster Doordarshan has invited youngsters to join the organisation as anchors and presenters.

Television TV Channels Terrestrial
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/08/21/sameer.jpg?itok=BviS2VG0
Zee brings first English-language South Asian reality show to U.S, ropes in Lexus & Wells Fargo

Zee Entertainment Enterprises (ZEEL), a worldwide content company, is breaking new boundaries globally by making a tremendous impact in the U.S. The organisation’s leading Hindi channel, Zee TV, which was the first Hindi channel to be launched in the U.S. in 1998, is now making its presence felt in...

Television TV Channels GECs
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/08/21/asianet.jpg?itok=Wy0Q6Jox
Asianet News Digital’s suvarnanews.tv claims to have registered 20 times Y-o-Y growth

Asianet News Kannada digital platform www.suvarnanews.tv has reported a phenomenal 20x year-on-year growth. This shows the potential of vernacular in driving the next big wave of digital news growth. As the language with the third highest Internet adoption after Tamil and Hindi, Kannada has emerged...

Television TV Channels Regional
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/drupal7.indiantelevision.co.in/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2017/08/21/freeedish_0.jpg?itok=Pk0x1Gw3
Doordarshan puts off 37th FreeDish auction

The 37th online auction for vacant general entertainment channels on Doordarshan’s free-to-air DTH platform FreeDish slated for tomorrow has been put off.

Television TV Channels Terrestrial

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories