TV Today network sweeps the Exchange4media News Broadcasting Awards: wins both Hindi and English News Channel of the year
ü Aaj Tak adjudged Hindi news channel of the Year 4th year in a row
ü India Today TV bags News Channel of the Year – English within 2nd year of launch
by Suman Gupta
New Delhi 26th February, 2016 - India’s leading news channels from the TV Today network Aaj Tak and India Today TV were awarded – The News Channel of the Year – Hindi and English respectively at - The Exchange4media News Broadcasting Awards (ENBA) 2016 held in Noida on February 25th.
The top honors were swept by the news network at The ENBA Awards 2016 that saw record participation this year across categories with over 300 entries.
The jury for ENBA 2016 was led by Star India’s Managing Director Sanjay Gupta accompanied by other jury members such as Alok Mehta, Chief Editor, Outlook Hindi; Junior Anand Gupta, Founder SHE & Ninja Girl Bags; Archana Datta, Ex – Director General, All India Radio & Doordarshan; columnist Devi Cherian; Dheeraj Jain, Managing Director, Radcliffe Capital; author Jaishree Mishra, senior journalist Shravan Garg and Sudhir Mishra, Founder and Managing Partner, Trust Legal, Advocates & Consultants.
Commenting on the occasion, Mr Ashish Bagga Group CEO, India today Group, said “With every passing year, Aaj Tak and India Today TV have been raising the bar when it comes to journalistic excellence and the ENBA awards this year too is a testimony of our viewers' trust and faith. The fact that both, Aaj Tak and India Today TV have won ‘The News Channel of the Year’, speaks volumes about the quality of journalism at the India Today Group. The credibility at the Centre of our genetic Makeup is something that we’re very proud of.”
Ms. Kalli Purie, Group Editorial Director (Broadcast and New Media), India Today Group added, "If we are going to rule the minds and times of our viewers ...We the kings of content need to be ready to please the princess of ping".
Besides the channel of the Year TV Today also distinguished itself by taking home top personality awards by Rahul Kanwal and Sweta Singh.
The list in which TV Today Network has won is :
News Channel of the Year – Hindi - Aaj Tak
News Channel of the Year – English - India Today TV
News Television Managing Editor of the Year – English - Rahul Kanwal
Best Anchor - Sweta Singh
Best Talk Show - Perez Musharraf Exclusive, Aaj Tak
Best News Coverage - National – Surgical Strike, India Today TV
Best Spot News Reporting - Gaurav Sawant
Best Video Editor - Nitin, Ajay, Amit - Vande Matram (Cap Saurabh Kalia)