CNN-IBN bags 3 journalism awards at the Ramnath Goenka

MUMBAI: CNN-IBN has bagged 3 awards at the prestigious Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards at a grand ceremony held on 23 November 2015 at ITC Maurya in New Delhi.


The senior editor of the channel, Karma Paljor roped the award in the category of on the spot reporting for his coverage of Cyclone Phailin in the year 2013. The bureau chief of Bengaluru, Deepa Balakrishnan, was awarded in the category of reporting on politics and government for exposing the nexus between mining and politics against the backdrop of the impending elections in the state. Senior associate editor, Marya Shakil has bagged the award in the reporting on politics and government category for her outstanding coverage of the General Elections 2014. 


The awardees were felicitated by the chief guest - honorable minister of finance, corporate affairs and information and broadcasting, Arun Jaitley.


Commenting on this the A+E Network TV18 president and IBN Network CEO Avinash Kaul asserted, “At   CNN-IBN, we hold ourselves to the highest standards in terms of journalistic excellence. Our teams constantly push the envelope to bring content to our viewers that is relevant, insightful and impactful. It is thus heartening and humbling to be recognized for our work.”


Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards was started in 2006 to honour the late Ramnath Goenka, freedom fighter and founder of The Indian Express Group.  These awards acknowledge accuracy, courage, credibility and fairness in journalism, and honour the best and the brightest in Indian media every year.

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