NewsX, one of the fastest growing English News Channels won the 5th Mumbai Press Club Red Ink Awards for Excellence in Journalism-2015. At a grand ceremony held on Thursday, 30th April in Mumbai, the award in the ‘Lifestyle and Entertainment – Television category’ was bestowed upon Jujhar Singh, Senior Executive producer, NewsX for his show ‘Art Talk’.
‘Art Talk’, the weekly prime time show on NewsX, is one of the most popular talk shows dedicated to art in the english news genre that profiles India’s top musicians, dancers, artists and photographers and the best emerging talents who have dominated and patronized their respective forms of art.
‘Press Club Awards for Excellence in Journalism’, better known as the ‘Red Ink’ awards, instituted by The Press Club, Mumbai, celebrate exemplary works in Print, Broadcast and Online Journalism. The objective is to recognize and promote the best practices among journalists and encourage quality writing, path-breaking stories and high ethical standards in Indian Journalism.
Speaking on this achievement, Kartikeya Sharma, Managing Director, iTV Network, said, “I congratulate the entire team of Art Talk for their relentless efforts and undying commitment that made the show a great success. At NewsX, our endeavour is to bring innovation and freshness to our programming content and this award stands as a testimony to that promise.”
Jujhar Singh, Senior Executive Producer and host of the show, said, “Art talk has set a benchmark in the News industry with its distinctive content and format. No other channel in the genre has a show solely dedicated to art and culture. The team Art Talk is thankful to Mumbai press club for recognizing our efforts and strengthening our resolve to bring in more exclusive programming for our viewers.”