Continuing with it supremacy in the English news sphere NewsX, India's Youngest News Channel, again proved its mettle by winning the Best News Channel of the Year at the 7th edition of the prestigious ENBA 2014.
At a grand ceremony held on Friday, 30th January iTV Network was recognized for its excellence in three different categories. NewsX’s Rishab Gulati bagged the Young professional of the Year, while Sarat Chandra Barik won the Best Videographer category for Ardh Satya from India News, the fastest growing Hindi News channel of the Network.
ENBA by Exchange4media Group recognizes the best in Television news, broadcasters and industry leaders who are responsible for shaping the future of Television Broadcasting in India and acknowledges the effort that goes into accomplishing the extraordinary.
Speaking on this achievement, Kartikeya Sharma, Managing Director, iTV Network, said, “These awards stand testimony to the unwavering commitment of the team to deliver the best. We embarked on a journey two years ago. And, it’s an honor to be recognized as one of the youngest team. I congratulate and extend my gratitude to each one in iTV network who made what it is today. We had gone against the grain and done things the way we thought was right.”
Rahul Shivshankar, Editor-in-Chief, NewsX said, “We are a young channel that has been built with a lot of hard work. Our entire pitch, ‘News. Not noise’ is built on a concept. At NewsX, we believe in the message not so much on the messenger. We treat every hour as a prime time. We are focused to bring undiluted news to our viewers. It’s an amazing success story and this couldn’t have been pinned down without the hard work of the entire team. I would like to thank ENBA and specially Kartikeya for believing in our philosophy.”
About iTV Network:
iTV Network is India’s fastest growing news network. With two national news channels, four regional news channels, two newspapers and various digital assets, it has a reach of 91 million viewers and readers on a regular basis. NewsX, the National English News Channel of the network, has been a trend setter in the English news genre with its crisp format, direct reportage, pointed debates, trending hash tags and engaging mix of stories. In a short span of time, India News the leading national Hindi News Channel of the network has emerged as a leader in the most competitive genre, winning the trust of the Hindi News viewers. India News UP & Uttarakhand, India News Rajasthan, India News Madhya Pradesh & Chhattisgarh and India News Haryana have further strengthened the channel’s dominance in these Hindi speaking regions. The Sunday Guardian is the finest Sunday Newspaper by the network that is sought after by country’s discerning readers for its engaging content and innovative format. The group also publishes Aaj Samaj, a popular Hindi newspaper that caters to the informed readers in Delhi National Capital Region and the state of Haryana. With its innovative approach, extensive research and unbiased outlook, it has managed to stand out in the cluttered landscape. iTV Network is going through an expansion phase and aims to emerge as the biggest independent news network in the country.