For the third year running we were proud to partner with the prestigious Asian Media Awards, rewarding new and emerging talent along with the achievements of pioneers within the media industry.
The awards, now in their third year recognise the efforts of media organisations in increasing diversity and showcases the very best of talent working in the Asian and mainstream media.
This year, ahead of the main event we hosted the Asian Media Shortlist Announcement and were also nominated for a number of awards:
- Exposure – Jihad: A British Story (ITV News)
- Regional Journalist of the Year
- Sangeeta Bhabra, (ITV Meridian)
- TV Report of the Year
- Autism in the South Asian Community (ITV News Central)
- Tackling Extremism (ITV News Central)
Best TV Character
- Pasha Bocarie (Rakesh, Emmerdale)
- Sair Khan (Alya Nazir, Coronation Street)
ITV attendees included Robbie Sandison, Head of Production at Coronation Street, weather presenter Alex Beresford, Head of News for Meridian region, Robin Britton, Meridian presenter Sangeeta Bhabra and Emmerdale actor, Bhasker Patel.
Winners on the night included ITV’s Ranvir Singh, who scooped the award for Media Personality of the Year 2015 and Sangeeta Bhabra for Regional Journalist of the Year.