NEW DELHI: India’s Most Awarded News Channel, has once again proved its mettle by winning three awards at the prestigious 13th Indian Television Academy Awards. CNN-IBN was adjudged the Best English News Channel of 2013 - for the seventh time in the last eight years and four times in a row. Sagarika Ghose, was conferred the Best Anchor – Talk/Chat Show for Face the People. The other award was bagged by the channel’s flagship show INDIA at 9 in the category Best News/ Current Affairs Show.
The Indian Television Academy Awards is an annual event organised by the Indian Television Academy. The awards are presented in various categories, including popular programming (music, news, entertainment, sports, travel, lifestyle and fashion), best television channel in various categories, technical awards and best performance awards.
Rajdeep Sardesai, Editor-in-Chief, CNN-IBN, IBN7 & IBN Lokmat, said, “It is with great pride that we accept the award for the Best English News Channel for the seventh time in the last eight years. This is indeed a tribute to the relentless spirit of the wonderful team at CNN-IBN which works very hard day after day, 365 days.”