Countdown to the eighth 'NT AWARDS' speeds up!

MUMBAI: It?s epic! And nothing could get bigger! There are less than 24 hours left for the eighth edition of biggest and most credible news television awards, News Television Awards to begin!

The Who?s who and the movers & shakers of the Indian news television fraternity will assemble under one roof in New Delhi?s The Lalit on 29 June. The fabulous night will commence from 7pm onwards.

The NT Awards 2016 received over 900 entries across 43 categories from more than 30 news channels operating in the space of English, Hindi, Telugu and Marathi. A stellar jury -- consisting of senior print and television news professionals ? completed the judging process recently. Price Waterhouse Coopers is the tabulator for the awards process. Top domestic mobile handset maker Gionee has come on board as title sponsor for Eighth NT Awards.

"Over the years's NT Awards have emerged as 'the memorable honour' for those operating in the news television business. The judges are industry peers, and, we are the only ones that have taken this route for commemorating the truly vibrant Indian News Television ecosystem," says group founder, CEO & editor in chief Anil Wanvari. "Our partnership with mobile manufacturer Gionee for the awards indicates the tremendous amount of respect the the company has for those operating in the news TV sector in an evolving scenario. The judging is over and we look forward to a fabulous evening with all the professionals from the news television business."

Owners, directors and CEOs' of media companies and TV channels, politicians, editors, reporters, technicians, celebrities and sportsmen are expected to attend the function, which will be anchored by noted stand-up comedians Sorabh Pant and Angad Singh Ranyal.

The Spotlight Partners include CNNNEWS18, IBN7, Silver Partners include ABP ASMITA, ABP LIVE, Akamai, Support Partners include CNBC Awaaz, CNBC TV18, TV9. and are the Online Media Partners. The event is executed and produced by's ITV 2.0 Productions.

So who will win the coveted Best Anchor Award, who will go home with Best The News Reporter recognition? For answers, stay logged on as we will update the winner list post the event. Till then, keep reading and as they say, all roads lead to the NT Awards!

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