MUMBAI: CNN-IBN, the Most Awarded English News Channel continues its legacy by adding two more awards to its kitty. The channel swept the ‘Television Story of The Year’ category by winning both the winner and runners-up trophy at the RedInk Awards 2014 on Saturday night, in Mumbai. CNN-IBN’s Special Correspondent Priyali Sur was declared the winner for her documentary ‘Girls In Bondage’, while Senior Editor and Anchor Anubha Bhonsle bagged the runners-up title in the same category for her story ‘Kashmir After Afzal’.
Instituted by The Press Club, Mumbai, 'Press Club Awards for Excellence in Journalism', better known as the Press Club Mumbai 'RedInk' awards is an annual award ceremony to felicitate the exemplary works of journalism in India. The objective of this initiative is to recognize and promote what the organizers hold dear - quality writing, fair play and high ethical standards in Journalism.
Rajdeep Sardesai, Editor-in-Chief, CNN-IBN, IBN7 & IBN-Lokmat, said, “It’s a matter of great pride for us to receive this award as it signifies the tireless effort put in by our entire team as we strive for excellence in Journalism. At CNN-IBN, we believe in ‘Putting Journalism First’ and by winning these awards we are setting the benchmark for ourselves.”