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A. PROGRAMMING

A1. Best Current Affairs Programme- English

To be awarded to a show on current affairs and analysis of news events. The show should be of minimum 20 minutes duration (including commercials). It could be in the form of on-the-spot reportage, background reports, interviews and/or panel discussions.

A2. Best Current Affairs Programme- Hindi

To be awarded to a show on current affairs and analysis of news events. The show should be of minimum 20 minutes duration (including commercials). It could be in the form of on-the-spot reportage, background reports, interviews and/or panel discussions.

A3. Best Current Affairs Programme Northern Region- Hindi, Punjabi(Regional)

To be awarded to a show on current affairs and analysis of news events. The show should be of minimum 20 minutes duration (including commercials). It could be in the form of on-the-spot reportage, background reports, interviews and/or panel discussions.

A4. Best Current Affairs Programme Eastern Region – Assamese, Bengali, Odiya(Regional)

To be awarded to a show on current affairs and analysis of news events. The show should be of minimum 20 minutes duration (including commercials). It could be in the form of on-the-spot reportage, background reports, interviews and/or panel discussions.

A5. Best Current Affairs Programme- Western Region -Gujarati, Marathi(Regional)

To be awarded to a show on current affairs and analysis of news events. The show should be of minimum 20 minutes duration (including commercials). It could be in the form of on-the-spot reportage, background reports, interviews and/or panel discussions.

A6. Best Current Affairs Programme - Southern Region – Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu (Regional)

To be awarded to a show on current affairs and analysis of news events. The show should be of minimum 20 minutes duration (including commercials). It could be in the form of on-the-spot reportage, background reports, interviews and/or panel discussions.

A7. Best Business Programme- English

To be awarded to a show that features business news or analysis of business events. Open to entries from General News Channels and Business News Channels.

A8. Best Business Programme- Hindi

To be awarded to a show that features business news or analysis of business events. Open to entries from General News Channels and Business News Channels.

A9. Best Talk Show – English

To be awarded to the best discussion show pertaining to news and current affairs. It can include a one-on-one talk or a public debate.

A10. Best Talk Show- Hindi

To be awarded to the best discussion show pertaining to news and current affairs. It can include a one-on-one talk or a public debate.

A11. Best In-depth Series- English

To be awarded to the best coverage of a single subject. It can be a report/special report, in-depth coverage of a subject, a documentary, a regular program or a series that provides background and understanding of a specific news event.

A12. Best In-depth Series- Hindi

To be awarded to the best coverage of a single subject. It can be a report/special report, in-depth coverage of a subject, a documentary, a regular program or a series that provides background and understanding of a specific news event.

A13. Best In-depth Series for Regional Channel or Programme (Out of the box) Northern Region- Hindi, Punjabi(Regional)

A14. Best In-depth Series for Regional Channel or Programme (Out of the box) Eastern Region – Assamese, Bengali, Odiya(Regional)

A15. Best In-depth Series for Regional Channel or Programme (Out of the box) Western Region -Gujarati, Marathi(Regional)

A16. Best In-depth Series for Regional Channel or Programme (Out of the box) Southern Region – Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu (Regional)

A17. Best News Coverage - English

To be awarded to the best coverage of a major news event in India.

A18. Best News Coverage - Hindi

To be awarded to the best coverage of a major news event in India.

A19. Best News Coverage - Northern Region- Hindi, Punjabi(Regional)

To be awarded to the best coverage of a major news event in India.

A20. Best News Coverage - Eastern Region – Assamese, Bengali, Odiya

To be awarded to the best coverage of a major news event in India.

A21. Best News Coverage - Western Region - Gujarati, Marathi(Regional)

To be awarded to the best coverage of a major news event in India.

A22. Best News Coverage - Southern Region – Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu(Regional)

To be awarded to the best coverage of a major news event in India.

A23. Best News Coverage - International- English

To be awarded to the best coverage of a major news story that has developed or is developing outside India.

A24. Best News Coverage - International- Hindi

To be awarded to the best coverage of a major news story that has developed or is developing outside India.

A 25. Best News Videos- English

To be awarded to the best video in English of a major news event in India.

A 26. Best News Videos- Hindi

To be awarded to the best video in Hindi of a major news event in India.

A 27. Best Coverage of Technology- English

To be awarded to the best coverage of a major technology news/event in India/Outside India.

A 28. Best Coverage of Technology- Hindi

To be awarded to the best coverage of a major technology news/event in India/Outside India.

A 29. Best Coverage of Gadgets- English

To be awarded to the best coverage of a Gadget featured in India/Outside India.

A 30. Best Coverage of Gadgets- Hindi

To be awarded to the best coverage of a Gadget featured in India/Outside India.

A 31. Best Coverage of Entertainment- English

To be awarded to the best coverage of a Entertainment news/event in India/Outside India.

A 32. Best Coverage of Entertainment- Hindi

To be awarded to the best coverage of a Entertainment news/event in India/Outside India.

A 33. Best coverage on Auto Sector- English

To be awarded to the best coverage of Auto Sector news /event in India/Outside India.

A 34. Best coverage on Auto Sector- Hindi

To be awarded to the best coverage of Auto Sector news /event in India/Outside India.

A 35. Best Coverage on Social issues- English

To be awarded to the best coverage of Social Issues news/event in India/Outside India.

A 36. Best Coverage on Social issues- Hindi

To be awarded to the best coverage of Social Issues news/event in India/Outside India.

A 37. Best coverage on Food & Beverages- English

To be awarded to the best coverage of F&B news/event in India/Outside India.

A 38. Best coverage on Food & Beverages- Hindi

To be awarded to the best coverage of F&B news/event in India/Outside India.

A 39. Best Coverage on Travel Sector- English

To be awarded to the best coverage of destination, tourism, transportation and hospitality etc news/event in India/Outside India.

A 40. Best Coverage on Travel Sector- Hindi

To be awarded to the best coverage of destination, tourism, transportation and hospitality etc news/event in India/Outside India.

A 41. Best Breakfast Show- English

To be awarded to the most engaged morning show in India telecast from 07:00 am to 10:00am.

A 42. Best Breakfast Show- Hindi

To be awarded to the most engaged morning show in India telecast from 07:00 am to 10:00am.

A 43. Best Breakfast Show- Northern Region- Hindi, Punjabi (Regional)

To be awarded to the most engaged morning show in India telecast from 07:00 am to 10:00am

A 44. Best Breakfast Show- Eastern Region – Assamese, Bengali, Odiya (Regional)

To be awarded to the most engaged morning show in India telecast from 07:00 am to 10:00am

A 45. Best Breakfast Show- Western Region -Gujarati, Marathi (Regional)

To be awarded to the most engaged morning show in India telecast from 07:00 am to 10:00am

A 46. Best Breakfast Show- Southern Region – Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu (Regional)

To be awarded to the most engaged morning show in India telecast from 07:00 am to 10:00am

A 47. Best Early Prime Show - English

To be awarded to the best show in early prime time in India telecast from 06:00 pm to 08:00 pm

A 48. Best Early Prime Show - Hindi

To be awarded to the best show in early prime time in India telecast from 06:00 pm to 08:00 pm

A49. Best Early Prime Show Northern Region- Hindi, Punjabi(Regional)

To be awarded to the best show in early prime time in India telecast from 06:00 pm to 08:00 pm

A50. Best Early Prime Show Eastern Region – Assamese, Bengali, Odiya(Regional)

To be awarded to the best show in early prime time in India telecast from 06:00 pm to 08:00 pm

A51. Best Early Prime Show Western Region -Gujarati, Marathi(Regional)

To be awarded to the best show in early prime time in India telecast from 06:00 pm to 08:00 pm

A52. Best Early Prime Show Southern Region – Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu (Regional)

To be awarded to the best show in early prime time in India telecast from 06:00 pm to 08:00 pm

A 53. Best Prime Time Show - English

To be awarded to the best prime time show of all times in India which is telecast from 08:00 pm to 10:00pm

A 54. Best Prime Time Show - Hindi

To be awarded to the best prime time show of all times in India which is telecast from 08:00 pm to 10:00pm

A 55. Best Prime Time Show Northern Region- Hindi, Punjabi(Regional)

To be awarded to the best prime time show of all times in India which is telecast from 08:00 pm to 10:00pm

A 56. Best Prime Time Show Eastern Region – Assamese, Bengali, Odiya(Regional)

To be awarded to the best prime time show of all times in India which is telecast from 08:00 pm to 10:00pm

A 57. Best Prime Time Show Western Region -Gujarati, Marathi(Regional)

To be awarded to the best prime time show of all times in India which is telecast from 08:00 pm to 10:00pm

A 58. Best Prime Time Show Southern Region – Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu (Regional)

To be awarded to the best prime time show of all times in India which is telecast from 08:00 pm to 10:00pm

A 59. Best Late prime time show - English

To be awarded to the best show in late prime time in India telecast from 10:00 pm till midnight.

A 60. Best Late prime time show - Hindi

To be awarded to the best show in late prime time in India telecast from 10:00 pm till midnight.

A 61. Best Late prime time show Northern Region- Hindi, Punjabi(Regional)

To be awarded to the best show in late prime time in India telecast from 10:00 pm till midnight

A 62. Best Late prime time show Eastern Region – Assamese, Bengali, Odiya(Regional)

To be awarded to the best show in late prime time in India telecast from 10:00 pm till midnight

A 63. Best Late prime time show Western Region -Gujarati, Marathi(Regional)

To be awarded to the best show in late prime time in India telecast from 10:00 pm till midnight

A 64. Best Late prime time show Show Southern Region – Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu (Regional)

To be awarded to the best show in late prime time in India telecast from 10:00 pm till midnight

A 65. Best use of Technology by a news channel (AR/ VR/ AI) - English

To be awarded to the best show/coverage in visuals using next generation technology like AR/VR/AI etc.

A 66. Best use of Technology by a news channel (AR/ VR/ AI) - Hindi

To be awarded to the best show/coverage in visuals using next generation technology like AR/VR/AI etc.

B. PERSONALITY

B1. Best Anchor- English

To be awarded to an anchor who has demonstrated insight and knowledge of both content and the medium.

B2. Best Anchor- Hindi

To be awarded to an anchor who has demonstrated insight and knowledge of both content and the medium.

B3. Best Anchor - Northern Region- Hindi, Punjabi(Regional)

To be awarded to an anchor who has demonstrated insight and knowledge of both content and the medium.

B4. Best Anchor - Eastern Region – Assamese, Bengali, Odiya(Regional)

To be awarded to an anchor who has demonstrated insight and knowledge of both content and the medium.

B5. Best Anchor - Western Region -Gujarati, Marathi(Regional)

To be awarded to an anchor who has demonstrated insight and knowledge of both content and the medium.

B6. Best Anchor - Southern Region – Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu(Regional)

To be awarded to an anchor who has demonstrated insight and knowledge of both content and the medium.

B7. Best Spot News Reporting- English

To be awarded for a reporter's enterprise on a single news story. Entries must rely on "on-the-scene" coverage of an unscheduled and unanticipated news story.

B8. Best Spot News Reporting- Hindi

To be awarded for a reporter's enterprise on a single news story. Entries must rely on "on-the-scene" coverage of an unscheduled and unanticipated news story.

B9. Best Continuing Coverage by a Reporter- English

To be awarded for a reporter's effort demonstrated by continued coverage of a news story over an extended period of time.

B10. Best Continuing Coverage by a Reporter- Hindi

To be awarded for a reporter's effort demonstrated by continued coverage of a news story over an extended period of time

B11. Best Videographer- English

To be awarded to a videographer who has done outstanding work in capturing footage and action. He or she should have produced extraordinary content that may have required both skill and courage.

B12. Best Videographer- Hindi

To be awarded to a videographer who has done outstanding work in capturing footage and action. He or she should have produced extraordinary content that may have required both skill and courage.

B13. Best Video Editor- English

To be awarded for outstanding editing skills and efforts of a video editor to provide a visually enhanced narrative.

B14. Best Video Editor- Hindi

To be awarded for outstanding editing skills and efforts of a video editor to provide a visually enhanced narrative.

B15. Best News Producer- English

To be awarded to a Producer who has done outstanding work in conceptualizing, scripting and directing news stories.

B16. Best News Producer- Hindi

To be awarded to a Producer who has done outstanding work in conceptualizing, scripting and directing news stories.

B 17. Best Anchor on Digital News Channel- English

To be awarded to the best Anchor (Male/Female) on Digital Hindi News Channel in India.

B 18. Best Anchor on Digital News Channel- Hindi

To be awarded to the best Anchor (Male/Female) on Digital English News Channel in India.

C. MARKETING

C1. Best Channel or Programme Promo- English

To be awarded to the most creative on-air commercial for a news channel or a show or an activity.

C2. Best Channel or Programme Promo- Hindi

To be awarded to the most creative on-air commercial for a news channel or a show or an activity.

C 3.Best Show Identity- English

To be awarded to the best show that has the strong recognition through genre/anchor/tagline/logo/style/campaign etc in India.

C 4.Best Show Identity- Hindi

To be awarded to the best show that has the strong recognition through genre/anchor/tagline/logo/style/campaign etc in India.

D. DIGITAL MEDIA

D 1. Best Digital Media News Channel- English

To be awarded to the best Digital Hindi News channel in India.

D 2. Best Digital media News Channel- Hindi

To be awarded to the best Digital English News channel in India.

D 3. Best Digital Media News Microsite- English

To be awarded to the best Digital Media News Microsite in India.

D 4. Best Digital Media News Microsite- Hindi

To be awarded to the best Digital Media News Microsite in India

E. INTERNATIONAL NEWS

E 1. Best International News Channel- English

To be awarded to the most engaged International News Channel.

E 2. Best International News Channel- Hindi

To be awarded to the most engaged International News Channel.

E 3. Best International Program- English

To be awarded to the most engaged International Program.

E 4. Best International Program- Hindi

To be awarded to the most engaged International Program.

F. OVERALL EXCELLENCE

F1. Young Professional of the Year – Editorial- English

To be awarded to a Journalist under 30 years of age for the best work done during the year either on or off screen

JUDGING CRITERIA

  • Story/program that made a demonstrable difference
  • Potential for editorial leadership
  • High integrity

F2. Young Professional of the Year – Editorial- Hindi

To be awarded to a Journalist under 30 years of age for the best work done during the year either on or off screen.

JUDGING CRITERIA

  • Story/program that made a demonstrable difference
  • Potential for editorial leadership
  • High integrity

F3. News Channel of the Year- English

To be awarded to the news channel with the best news reporting and programming through the year and get a chance to come and present your entry in front of the jury during the judging day.

JUDGING CRITERIA

  • Leadership position defined by profitability/ratings/market share
  • Changing the course of the industry
  • Consistently produce leaders in all verticals

F4. News Channel of the Year – Hindi

To be awarded to the news channel with the best news reporting and programming through the year and get a chance to come and present your entry in front of the jury during the judging day.

JUDGING CRITERIA

  • Leadership position defined by profitability/ratings/market share
  • Changing the course of the industry
  • Consistently produce leaders in all verticals

F5. Business News Channel of the Year – English

To be awarded to the Business news channel with the best news reporting and programming through the year and get a chance to come and present your entry in front of the jury during the judging day.

JUDGING CRITERIA

  • Leadership position defined by profitability/ratings/market share
  • Changing the course of the industry
  • Consistently produce leaders in all verticals

F6. Business News Channel of the Year – Hindi

To be awarded to the Business news channel with the best news reporting and programming through the year and get a chance to come and present your entry in front of the jury during the judging day.

JUDGING CRITERIA

  • Leadership position defined by profitability/ratings/market share
  • Changing the course of the industry
  • Consistently produce leaders in all verticals

F7. News Television – News Director / Editor-in-Chief / Managing Editor / News Editor of the Year- English

To be awarded to the editorial head of a news channel who has spearheaded excellence in news programming and has made an enduring difference in improving the television news industry. The person maybe the Editor-in-Chief, News Editor, Managing Editor, News Director, Editor or at a similar level.

JUDGING CRITERIA

  • Provided exemplary editorial direction
  • Developed talent
  • Editorial strategy led to significant gain

F8. News Television – News Director / Editor-in-Chief / Managing Editor / News Editor of the Year- Hindi

To be awarded to the editorial head of a news channel who has spearheaded excellence in news programming and has made an enduring difference in improving the television news industry. The person maybe the Editor-in-Chief, News Editor, Managing Editor, News Director, Editor or at a similar level.

JUDGING CRITERIA

  • Provided exemplary editorial direction
  • Developed talent
  • Editorial strategy led to significant gain

G. SPECIAL AWARDS

G1. Special Award for Channel of the Year for Fact-Checking Practice- English

To be awarded to a television or digital video news channel for setting up and managing with excellence a unit for fact-checking that supports regular news bulletins and programmes and/or produces special reports and programmes based on fact-checking.

G2. Special Award for Channel of the Year for Fact-Checking Practice- Hindi

To be awarded to a television or digital video news channel for setting up and managing with excellence a unit for fact-checking that supports regular news bulletins and programmes and/or produces special reports and programmes based on fact-checking.

G3. Special Award for Safety of Journalists and Media Workers During COVID-19- English

To be awarded to a television or digital video news organisation for efficiency in ensuring the psychological and physical safety of journalists and other staff in the newsroom, bureaus and offices; and in the field during the COVID-19 pandemic.

G4. Special Award for Safety of Journalists and Media Workers During COVID-19- Hindi

To be awarded to a television or digital video news organisation for efficiency in ensuring the psychological and physical safety of journalists and other staff in the newsroom, bureaus and offices; and in the field during the COVID-19 pandemic.

G5. Best Campaign for Social Cause - English

G6. Best Campaign for Social Cause - Hindi

G7. Best Campaign for Social Cause - Northern Region- Hindi, Punjabi(Regional)

G8. Best Campaign for Social Cause - Eastern Region – Assamese, Bengali, Odiya(Regional)

G9. Best Campaign for Social Cause - Western Region -Gujarati, Marathi(Regional)

G10. Best Campaign for Social Cause - Southern Region – Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu (Regional)