Mark Tully to be awarded Lifetime Achievement Award, Faye D’Souza is Journalist of the Year at Press Club’s RedInk Awards

15 May,2018

By A Correspondent

 

The RedInk Award for Lifetime Achievement in Journalism for 2018 will be awarded to veteran journalist Sir William Mark Tully. The award, a part of the National RedInk Awards for Excellence in Journalism instituted by the Mumbai Press Club, will be presented to Tully by Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Union Commerce Minister Suresh Prabhu on Friday, May 18, in Mumbai.

 

The RedInk Award for ‘Journalist of the Year’ will be presented to Faye D’Souza, Executive Editor of Mirror Now, for her coverage of issues that touch the lives of common people. “Her passionate and honest style with which she handles subjects like corruption, political opportunism, price rise and communalism over calendar 2017 has made her and her programme ‘The Urban Debate’ a subject of appointment viewing,” notes a communique.

 

Apart from these awards, the Redink Awards for Excellence in Journalism are given in 13 competitive categories to 32 journalists after a process of short-listing selection by a jury appointed for each of the 13 categories.

 

Star India is the Presenting Partner for Mumbai Press Club Redink Awards for Excellence in Journalism 2018, while Aditya Birla Group, Glenmark Pharmaceuticals, Zee Entertainment, Eros International, Indiabulls Housing, Dr Reddy’s Laboratories, Nanavati Hospital, Edelweiss Group, Jaslok Hospital, Global Health Strategies and Earth are the Award Partners. The Hindu Group is the media partner.MxMIndia partnered the Press Club in sending out promotional mailers at the entries stage.

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