Asian Media Awards

Asian Media Awards
Asian Media Awards

The nomination process for this year’s Asian Media Awards has officially launched.

The Asian Media Awards was first held in 2013 and aims to reward the contribution of members of the Asian media as well as recognise the ground breaking work of reporters, writers and producers in highlighting issues affecting race relations and human rights.

The categories list aims to reward excellence in Journalism, Social Media, Press, Radio, TV, Marketing and Event Management. Special awards this year include the Media Personality of the Year and the Outstanding Contribution to the Media industry. The Sophiya Haque Services to British Television is named after one of the UK۪s best loved stage and screen actresses who sadly died of Cancer in 2013.

New categories this year include an Outstanding Young Journalist which recognises a person who has made a breakthrough into the media with a series of reports. A new Best Video Channel Award celebrates the most original and creative video content on a video sharing website.

Previous recipients of an award include actor James Harkishin, veteran TV and film actress Jamila Massey, writer and comedian Adil Ray and singer Apache Indian. New judging panel members have been added to this year۪s list and include some of the UK۪s most respected individuals in their field.

Umbreen Ali, Media Manager said, It was a privilege to host the inaugural Asian Media Awards in 2013. This year we are looking forward to celebrating new talent and inspiring work from a range of sectors within the industry. The media continues to embrace the changes carved by the internet. The categories list this year reflects that and includes several new genres which aim to recognise new and aspiring talent. There is a major focus on this year on promoting young talent as we launch the Outstanding Young Journalist Award.

I am delighted that we are again partnered by some of the leading media organisations in the world.۝

The event will see a finalists launch event being held in London followed by the ceremony in Manchester in October.

The Categories

Journalism

Journalist of the Year

Best Investigation

Outstanding Young Journalist

Regional TV report of the Year

Publication of the Year

Radio

Radio Station of the Year

Regional Radio Station of the Year

Best Radio Show

Radio Presenter of the Year

TV

Best TV Character

Best TV Show

Asian TV Channel of the Year

Online

Best Website

Best Blog

Best Video Channel

PR & Marketing

Media Agency of the Year

Media Professional of the Year

Best Live Event

Best Social and Charitable Campaign

Special Awards

Media Personality of the Year

The Sophiya Haque Services to British Television Award

Outstanding Contribution to Media Award