Early Bird Entry Fee
₹10,000 + GST
₹12,000 + GST
Best Animated Show
Animation is a powerful means of focusing on current and social issues. To recognise and reward the most engaging animation show on current affairs.
Best Breaking News Story
Speed is of the essence in news journalism. To recognise and reward the most impactful story that beat the competition.
Best Business Programme
To recognise and reward a show that analyses momentous happenings in the world of business.
Best Coverage of Entertainment
To recognise and reward either the most comprehensive coverage of news relating to entertainment.
Best Coverage of Social Issues
Many social issues in India demand attention. To recognise and reward the show that most effectively captures the crux of social issues.
Best Current Affairs Programme
To recognise and reward a show on current affairs that analyses news events in an insightful way.
Best Follow-up Reporting
Today's big news is tomorrow's forgotten story. To recognise and reward a report that has brought attention to an issue or development much after the limelight has faded out.
Best Inquiry into Fake News
Fake news is a scourge that has damaged faith in the media. To recognise and reward an outstanding effort to identify fake news and set the record straight.
Best Investigative Reporting
At its heart, investigative journalism seeks to uncover a truth that someone generally in power wants to hide. To recognise and reward extreme effort that has gone into a report that seeks to uncover a serious public matter.
Best Mobile Phone Story
The mobile phone has transformed video reporting. To recognise and reward the best use of the mobile phone to capture news or feature.
Best Prime Time Show
To recognise and reward the most engaging prime time news show.
Best Rural Reporting
Though the majority of Indians still live in villages, media coverage here is patchy. To recognise and reward the most insightful coverage of a rural issue plaguing residents.
Best Talk Show
To recognise and reward the best talk show which features engaging conversations with one or more personalities.
DESIGN & PACKAGING
Best Channel Packaging
A distinctive overall look helps a news channel stand out. To recognise and reward the best case of channel packaging.
Best Set Design
Set design creates the tone and context for the conversation that takes place. To recognise and reward the most standout set design.
Best Show Identity
A show stands out from all others because of a number of elements including colour, design, sound. To recognise and reward the creation of a distinctive show identity.
Best Use of Infographics in a Business Story
Issues of business, finance and economics are often complicated. To recognise and reward the most judicious use of infographics in a business story to explain a complex issue.
Best Use of Infographics in a News Story
Infographics can be a thoughtful route to explain a topic to viewers. To recognise and reward the most judicious use of infographics in a news story to analyse a complex issue.
Best Channel Promo (Single)
To recognise and reward the best promo for a channel.
Best Channel Promo (Campaign)
To recognise and reward the best promo campaign for a channel. A campaign must consist of at least 3 promos.
Best Launch of a New Show
To recognise and reward the best promotional kickstart for a new show.
Best Programme Promo
To recognise and reward the single best promo for a show.
Most Innovative Promo
To recognise and reward the most innovative way of promoting a show.