Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards 2015: Full list of winners

PM Modi gave away these awards across 28 categories for exceptional work in journalism.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: November 3, 2016 1:20 am
rng awards, ramnath goenka, ramnath goenka awards, rng award 2016, rng award winners, ramnath goenka award winners, journalism awards The 2015 Ramnath Goenka Journalism awards group photograph with PM Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Wednesday. Express Photo by Neeraj Priyadarshi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave away the Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards 2016 at a function in New Delhi on Wednesday. The bigest annual event in the Indian media calendar, the awards acknowledge exceptional work across 28 categories in print, broadcast and online journalism in English, Hindi and regional languages. Instituted by the Ramnath Goenka Foundation in 2005 to celebrate the legacy of the founder of The Indian Express Group, the awards recognise excellence in journalism and showcase outstanding contributions by individuals each year. Here is the full list of this year’s winners:

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Prakash Rakesh Kardaley Memorial Award for Civic Journalism

Christin Mathew Philip (The Times of India)

Uncovering India Invisible

Print | Ashwaq Masoodi (Mint)
Broadcast | Sarada Lahangir (Kalinga TV)

Hindi

Print | Santosh Kumar (India Today)
Broadcast | Sanjay Nandan (ABP news), Syeda Afifa Khatoon (NEWS24)

Regional Languages

Print | Firos Khan M (Madhyamam Daily), Nileena Atholi (Mathrubhumi)
Broadcast | Pramod Shastri G (TV9)

Sports Journalism

Print | Devendra Pandey (The Indian Express)
Broadcast | Sanjeeb Mukherjea (CNN-IBN)

Reporting from J&K and the Northeast

Print | Esha Roy (The Indian Express) and Maddipatla Rajshekhar (Scroll.in)
Broadcast| Shubhajit Sengupta (CNN_IBN)

Environmental reporting

Print | Pritha Chatterjee, Aniruddha Ghoshal (The Indian Express)
Broadcast | Sushil Chandra Bahuguna (NDTV India)

Business and Economic Journalism

Print | Khushboo Narayan (The Indian Express) and Rajeev Dubey (Business Today)
Broadcast | Archana Shukla (CNBC TV18)

Foreign Correspondent covering India

Print | Victor John Mallet (Financial Times)

Investigative reporting

Print | Maneesha Pandey, Sandeep Pai (Newslaundry)
Broadcast | Ganesh Suratchand Thakur (ABP news)

On-the-spot reporting

Print | Nayantara Narayan (Scroll.in)
Broadcast | Aamir Rafiq Peerzada, Rakesh Solanky (NDTV)
Feature writing | Shamik Bag (Mint), Sreedevi TV (Malayala Manorama)

Reporting on Politics and Government

Print | Ashutosh Bhardwaj (The Indian Express)
Broadcast | Halimabi Abdul Kureshi (IBN Lokmat)

Photo Journalism

Burhan Kinu (Hindustan Times)

Commentry and interpretative writing

Anna MM Vetticad (BLink), Pramit Bhattacharya (Mint)

Books
Non-fiction | Author: Akshaya Mukul
Book: Gita Press & The Making of Hindu India
Publication: Harper Collins

Sanjiv Sinha Memorial Award for Excellence in Reporting

Aditi Vatsa (The Indian Express)

Priya Chandrashekar Memorial Award for Excellence in Editing

Saikat Kumar Bose (The Indian Express)