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Strong regional focus at this year’s e4m Indian News Broadcasting Awards

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Strong regional focus at this year’s e4m Indian News Broadcasting Awards

The exchange4media Indian News Broadcasting Awards (eNBA) will see a stronger emphasis given to regional news broadcasters this year. Formulated in 2008, eNBA recognises the best in television news and rewards broadcasters and industry leaders who are responsible for shaping the future of television broadcasting in India.

This year, a total of 35 Awards would be given away. The scale of participation is larger than in the previous years. In keeping with the regional focus, this year entries have been invited across languages and not just in English and Hindi. As many as 11 Awards would be given to Indian language news broadcasters.

It its fourth edition, eNBA would see Awards being given in the following categories:

1. Programming
(Open to entries in English and all Indian languages.)
101. Best Current Affairs Programme
102. Best Business Programme
103. Best Talk Show
104. Best In-depth Series
105. Best In-Show Graphics
106. Best News Coverage – National
107. Best News Coverage – International
(Open only to the Indian news channels.)

2. Personality
(Open to entries in English and all Indian languages)
201. Best Anchor
202. Best Spot News Reporting
203. Best Continuing Coverage by a Reporter
204. Best Videographer
205. Best Video Editor
206. Best News Producer

3. Special Awards In Indian Languages
(To be awarded for the best news programme on a channel in any of the specified Indian languages.)
301. Best News Programme in Assamese
302. Best News Programme in Bengali
303. Best News Programme in Gujarati
304. Best News Programme in Hindi
305. Best News Programme in Kannada
306. Best News Programme in Malayalam
307. Best News Programme in Marathi
308. Best News Programme in Oriya
309. Best News Programme in Punjabi
310. Best News Programme in Tamil
311. Best News Programme in Telugu

4. Marketing
(Open to entries in English and all Indian languages.)
401. Best Integration of a Brand in a News Programme
402. Best Public Service Campaign for a Brand by a News Channel
403. Best Channel Marketing
404. Best Channel or Programme Promo
405. Best Website

5. Overall Excellence
(Open to News Channels in English and all Indian Languages)
501. Young Professional of the Year – Editorial
502. Young Professional of the Year – Business
503. News Channel of the Year
504. Channel Head of the Year – Business
505. Channel Head of the Year – Editorial
506. Lifetime Achievement Award
(To be nominated by the Jury. Entries not invited.)

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