New Delhi: We are thrilled to announce that Jaano Junction has won three ‘The Future of News’ Awards across three categories, on Wednesday, 21 December, at New Delhi.
A national level award function, ‘The Future of News’ Conference and Awards is curated by afaqs! and meant to recognise and reward the best of News on TV and online video.
"Apart from the regular categories, the Awards also have a number of unusual categories which seek to reflect the changing shape of news," afaqs! wrote on its website.
Across India, all major media publishing houses participated in the event. The likes of Times Group, Zee Media, The Quint, TV9, Network18, India Today etc. also participated in the awards.
We have won in the following categories:
1. Best Mobile Phone Story (English) - Silver
2. Best Mobile Phone Story (Hindi) - Silver
3. Best Coverage of Social Issues - Bronze
Jaano Junction’s exclusive coverage & report of the ‘transgender community protest’ in Patna during December 2021, has been nationally recognised at the event and is given two awards – silver for Best Mobile Phone Story(Hindi), and, bronze for Best Coverage of Social Issues.
You can watch the video below:
Our popular short video format weekly property ‘Week In Reel’ received the Best Mobile Phone Story (English) - Silver award.
Winning two awards for our ‘transgender protest’ report and two awards for best mobile phone story highlight the fact that our efforts in ‘mobile journalism’ and for disregarded communities have created impact and now recognised.