The nominations for the first ever Asian Media Awards in the UK have been declared open.
Categories aim to reward talent within the television, radio, print and marketing sectors of the Asian media Industry. The awards also look to highlight the ground breaking work of reporters and journalists within the mainstream media.
Partners for the awards include ITV and Press Association Training. Judges include representatives from Mediacom and the Independent newspaper. Official online partners is BizAsia.
The closing date for all nominations is Sunday 25th August.
The full list of categories is:
-Journalist of the year
-1Forty award (Best Twitter account)
-Newspaper of the year
-Magazine of the year
-Best local newspaper or magazine
-Radio station of the year
-Radio station of the year (local)
-Best radio show
-Radio presenter of the year
-Local report of the year (Mainstream)
-Best TV character (Mainstream)
-TV channel of the year (Asian)
-Cultural TV channel of the year
-Best TV Show (Digital)
-Best TV drama (Digital)
-Media Agency of the year
-Media professional of the year
-Campaign of the year
-Best Live event
-International Media award
The Asian Media Awards will take place on Thursday 31st October at the Hilton Deansgate. Before then a finalist۪s launch will be held in London in September. For further information on the awards, log on to www.asianmediaawards.com or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.