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The Red Ink Awards have been instituted to promote best practices among journalists. Entries must be submitted by February 29

BestMediaInfo Bureau | Mumbai | February 22, 2016


Mumbai Press Club has invited entries for the National Red Ink Awards for Excellence in Journalism 2016. In the 6th year now, the Red Ink Awards have been instituted to promote best practices among journalists and encourage good quality writing, fair play and high ethical standards. Entries must be submitted by February 29, 2016.

Entries in the form of articles or stories published in the print and digital medium and television stories broadcast during calendar year 2015 (Category 1-9) and impactful photograph of the year (Category 10) published in the print or digital medium in 2015, are invited from Indian Journalists in the following categories:

  1. Business
  2. Crime
  3. Environment
  4. Health & Wellness
  5. Human Rights
  6. Lifestyle & Entertainment
  7. Politics
  8. Science & Innovation
  9. Sports
  10. The Big Picture (Photograph of the year)
  1. The Journalist of the Year’ Award which will be for a body of work in calendar 2015 that contributed to creating a lasting impact in any streams– print, digital or TV
  2. Lifetime Achievement Award’ for a senior journalist who has contributed substantially to the growth and strengthening of the profession

The selection will be made by a special jury from amongst a shortlist drawn up by the Managing Committee of Mumbai Press Club. Responses from journalists will also be taken into consideration. The winning entry in each category will be awarded a cash prize of Rs 1 lakh, a trophy and a citation.

A copy of the published article (print or digital) or broadcast story needs to be sent along with the entry form. Individual entries must be accompanied by an entry form that can be downloaded from giving details of the journalist and accompanied by a recent photograph. Entries should have been published / broadcast in calendar year 2015 only.

An applicant is allowed a maximum of three entries across all categories. Entries will need to be authenticated (supported/recommended) by the Editors / Media Heads of respective media platforms.

Entries not in English will have to be accompanied by an English translation. All entries must have been published in registered print publications like newspapers or magazines or web-based publications / television networks; writings on blogs are not eligible for entry.

Entries in the various Television categories must be sent on pen drive or DVD in mpeg format. Television entries must carry a brief text on the story and its impact.

Entries can also be sent via post and should have ‘RedInk Awards-2016’ followed by the category name mentioned in bold and addressed to: The Secretary, Mumbai Press Club, Glass House, Azad Maidan, Mahapalika Marg, Mumbai - 400001.

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