Aug 27, 2009
News 24 won its first award

News 24 won its first award at the India News Broadcaster Awards Night 2009 held on 26th August,2009 at the Intercontinental Hotel, New Delhi amidst young and seasoned professionals from the journalistic fraternity. Nerves ran high as the nominees for the best News Videographer of the Year 2009- Hindi were announced. Amidst heavy competition, videographers who captured the devastating Bihar floods of August 2008 for News 24- Mr. Rishi Nath, Mr. Shivi Sudarshan and Mr. Shailesh kumar were announced winners.


Rishi Nath, Shivi Sudarshan and Shailesh Kumar travelled traverse terrains with the team of News 24 to capture the agonizing tragedy of the victims of the flood. Simultaneously, in keeping with the mission of the channel to bring relief to the victims, they distributed food, water and clothes to the devastated people. They waded through neck deep waters, tiptoeing many a times to keep their heads above drowning waters. But they stood firm enough to hold their cameras and seize the disaster for the rest of the countrymen to witness.


The pictures they shot of the devastating deluge impacted News 24’s audience deeply. Relief poured into News 24’s head office at Noida, Uttar Pradesh, all of which were transported to the victims subsequently. At the risk of their well- being and health, thr trio worked to tell a story. An effort, that has been lauded and appreciated at the glittering event of India News Broadcaster Awards.


Commenting on the win, Managing Editor News 24 stated, “we are all proud of the feat of our videographers. It was a tough moment for all of us as an entire team was stationed at the flood stricken area for a month. We provided relief and aid to the victims and the entire experience stands as an unforgettable time in our careers and lives. We hope to continue to provide our viewers authentic news that matters like we have in the past. “


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