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Please note:

1) These categories are applicable to Hindi, English, Marathi, Bengali, Odia, Kannada, Malayalam, Telugu , Tamil, Gujrati, Rajasthani & Punjabi language News Channels only unless specified otherwise next to the specific categories.

2) Categories which specify (Hindi & English) next to it will be applicable for Hindi & English language News Channels only.

  • PR1 - Daily News Bulletin: A daily news show that highlights the day's important news and headlines presented by one or many newsreaders, that covers everything from current affairs to politics, sports to weather and even breaks news stories as they happen. The entire bulletin should be sent for the entry to be valid.
  • PR2 - News Documentary - Limited episodes: (Hindi & English only) A documentary series that continues over more than one episode or consists of a collection/ anthology of one-offs that constitute a central theme. Two episodes must be submitted. Both episodes must have been broadcast between the eligibility dates.
  • PR3 - Current Affairs Special: (Hindi & English only) A special feature show produced to highlight and emphasize a specific current issue or event.
  • PR4 - Best Talk Show: (Hindi & English only) A show hosted by an anchor/s interviewing one or more guests from the social & political world.
  • PR5 - Lifestyle & Fashion News Show: (Hindi & English only) A programme that showcases the latest news and updates from the world of lifestyle and fashion.
  • PR6 - Entertainment News Programme: (Hindi & English only) A programme that highlights the latest news and updates from the world of entertainment, celebrities, films, music and television.
  • PR7 - Entertainment Talk Show: (Hindi & English only) A show hosted by an anchor/s interviewing one or more guests from the entertainment industry.
  • PR8 - Business News Programme: (Hindi & English only) A programme that showcases the latest news and updates in the world of business, stock markets, etc.
  • PR9 - Business Special: (Hindi & English only)A special feature programme produced to showcase a specific story or event about the markets, the corporate world, etc.
  • PR10 - Business Talk Show: (Hindi & English only) A show hosted by an anchor/s interviewing one or more guests from the corporate and business world.
  • PR11 - Sports News Show: (Hindi & English only) A programme that highlights the latest news and updates
  • Pr12 - Sports Special: (Hindi & English only) A special feature programme produced to showcase a specific story or event about the sporting world.
  • PR13 - Sports Talk Show: (Hindi & English only) A show hosted by an anchor/s interviewing one or more guests from the world of sports.
  • PR14 - Show on Social/Environment Awareness / Social Development Campaign: (Hindi & English only) A show produced and dedicated to highlighting a social or environmental issue, its causes and roadblocks and possible solutions to eradicate the problem (including inviting volunteers, donations, etc.). The entry should contain the entire episode and in cases where the episode length exceeds two hours, an additional thirty minute montage of the campaign should be sent, highlighting the foundation, theme and spirit of the endeavor.
  • PR15 - News Debate Show: A debate show hosted by an anchor/s with a panel of guests. The topic of discussion can be anything from current affairs to politics, sports to entertainment, Talk shows should not be sent for this category.
  • PR16 - Televised Live Initiative by a News Channel: (Hindi & English only) Only live non-award events constituted and organized by a news channel are eligible for this category. The entry should contain footage of the entire event (could be a conference, summit, conclave, social campaign, etc.), which should have aired on the channel in the given time period.
  • PR17 - Best Prime Time News Show
  • PR 18 - Best Animated show by a news channel (Hindi & English only)
Please note:

1) These categories are applicable to Hindi, English, Marathi, Bengali, Odia, Kannada, Malayalam, Telugu , Tamil, Gujrati, Rajasthani & Punjabi language News Channels only unless specified otherwise next to the specific categories.

2) Categories which specify (Hindi & English) next to it will be applicable for Hindi & English language News Channels only.

  • PE1 - TV News Presenter: A person who presents, narrates or coordinates a newscast/ bulletin in which several correspondents give reports.
  • PE2 - TV News Reporter: A person who reports the news from the location of the story/ event, often as part of a news show. The entry can include footage of live reports, special reports, etc.
  • PE3 - Prime TV News Anchor: A person who hosts and anchors a news show like a talk show or a debate show.
  • PE4 - Business News Anchor:(Hindi & English only) A person who hosts and anchors a business news show.
  • PE5 - Sports News Show Presenter: (Hindi & English only) A person who hosts and presents the sports news.
  • PE6 - Entertainment News Anchor: (Hindi & English only) A person who hosts and anchors an entertainment news show.
  • PE7 - Young TV Journalist: Entries should be sent for journalists below 24 years of age
  • PE8 - News Producer / Executive Producer: (Hindi & English only) The best news producer award will be given to an individual who by virtue of his skills/touch help lift a programme, differentiate it in terms of content, production values, graphics and breadth and depth of coverage of a news report / item / programme.
  • PE9 - Cameraman: (Hindi & English only) Should relate coverage of live events, where the camera person manage to capture exclusive footage or moments which helps to build or boost a news or story.
  • PE10 - Video Editor: Entry should contain 20 minutes of exceptional work done in editing a story, segment or show that the channel deems commendable.
Please note:

1) These categories are applicable to Hindi, English, Marathi, Bengali, Odia, Kannada, Malayalam, Telugu , Tamil, Gujrati, Rajasthani & Punjabi language News Channels only unless specified otherwise next to the specific categories.

2) Categories which specify (Hindi & English) next to it will be applicable for Hindi & English language News Channels only.

  • PP1 - Promo Campaign by a News Channel : Entries sent for this category should contain a minimum of 3 promos to be considered as a campaign. Any entry which contains less than 3 promos will be disqualified.
  • PP2 - Promo for a Channel : Entries should be sent for channel promo
  • PP3 - Promo for a Show : Entries should be sent of a particular show on the channel
  • PP4 - TV News Network Promo: (Hindi & English only) A promo created to showcase the entire TV news network.
  • PP5 - Promo Show Packaging : The entry should include the opening montage and footage of all graphics used in the programme.
  • PP6 - Channel Packaging: A 10 minute montage/show reel of the Channel's work through the year is needed. The show reel should highlight graphics / design / Channel ID / overall look and feel.
  • PP7 - Set Design: Entries for this category can include any programme telecast on the news channel in the valid time period.
  • PP8 - Best Use of Graphics by a News Channel : The entry should showcase the channel's use of innovative graphics in shows, special reports, promos, analyses, etc. The entry form should include a complete description of the techniques/technology used.
Please note:

1) These categories are applicable to Hindi, English, Marathi, Bengali, Odia, Kannada, Malayalam, Telugu , Tamil, Gujrati, Rajasthani & Punjabi language News Channels only unless specified otherwise next to the specific categories.

2) Categories which specify (Hindi & English) next to it will be applicable for Hindi & English language News Channels only.

  • SM1 - Best Marketing initiative from a news channel
  • SM2 - Best Brand Partnership on news television
  • SM3 - Best Ground or virtual event initiative (Hindi & English only)
  • SM4 - Best Digital marketing campaign for a brand partner
  • SM5 - Best sales engagement with the media fraternity
Please note: These categories are applicable to Hindi, English, Marathi, Bengali, Odia, Kannada, Malayalam, Telugu , Tamil, Gujrati, Rajasthani & Punjabi language News Channels and winners will be chosen from across channels irrespective of the language. I.e. in these categories, the above languages will compete against each other.
  • SP1 - News Channel Website
  • SP2 - Most Popular Social Media TV News Brand
  • SP3 - Mobile Application by a News Channel
  • SP4 - Social Contribution by a News Network
  • SP5 - Technological innovation in News Television
  • SP6 - Best investigation by a news programme
  • SP7 - Best investigation by a news channel
  • SP8 - Strongest digital footprint of a news network
  • SP9 - Best editorial team of a news channel.
  • SP10 - Contribution to News Television (Editor's Choice Award. No entries should be sent for this category)

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