Mumbai Press Club

MUMBAI PRESS CLUB ANNOUNCES REDINK AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE IN JOURNALISM - 2016

Mumbai, 20 January: Mumbai Press Club invites entries for the prestigious National Red Ink Awards for Excellence in Journalism–2016. In the sixth year now, the Red Ink Awards have been instituted to promote best practices among journalists and encourage good quality writing, fair play and high ethical standards.

Entries must be submitted by February 29, 2016.

Entries in the form of articles or stories published in the print & digital medium and television stories broadcast during calendar year 2015 [Category 1-9] and impactful photograph of the year [Category 10] published in the print or digital medium in 2015, are invited from Indian Journalists in the following categories:

  1. Business
  2. Crime
  3. Environment
  4. Health & Wellness
  5. Human Rights
  6. Lifestyle & Entertainment
  7. Politics
  8. Science & Innovation
  9. Sports
  10. The Big Picture (Photograph of the year)

Mumbai Press Club will also honour the outstanding journalist by the following award.

  1. 'The Journalist of the Year'Award will be for a body of work in calendar 2015 that contributed to creating a lasting impact in any streams– print, digital or TV
  2. 'Lifetime Achievement Award'is for a senior journalist who has contributed substantially to the growth and strengthening of the profession

The selection will be made by a special jury from amongst a shortlist drawn up by the Managing Committee of Mumbai Press Club. Responses from journalists will also be taken into consideration. The winning entry in each category will be awarded a cash prize of Rs. 1 Lakh, a trophy and a citation.

Broad guidelines for the Red Ink awards 2016. REDINK AWARDS 2016