Winners of RedInk Awards for Excellence in Journalism announced

25 Jun,2019

By A Correspondent

 

Senior journalist Rachna Khaira has bagged the RedInk Award for ‘Journalist of the Year’ for her expose last year in The Tribune on the functioning of the Unique Identification Authority of Indian (UIDAI) and its Aadhar data cache.

 

Also, the Mumbai Press Club, which has instituted the RedInk Awards for Excellence in Journalism, will present the Lifetime Achievement Award this year jointly to two retired senior journalists – Dinu Ranadive, 94, who retired from the Maharashtra Times, and photojournalist Sebastian D’Souza, who served as Photo Editor of Mumbai Mirror.

 

The RedInk ‘Star Mumbai Reporter’ Award will be awarded to Mid-Day reporter Ranjit Jadhav, who reported on the environmental damage caused to the city by aggressive development activity (specifically in the Aarey (Milk) Colony).

 

The winners of the RedInk Awards for the other 12 competitive categories, which include Politics, Human Rights, Crime & Investigation, Business & Economy, etc will be announced and presented at the awards on Friday, June 28 at the NCPA in Mumbai.

 

 

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