Kartikeya Sharma, Managing Director, iTV Network, said, “I congratulate the entire team of Art Talk for their relentless efforts and undying commitment that made the show a great success. At NewsX, our endeavor is to bring innovation and freshness to our programming content and this award stands as a testimony to that promise.”
NewsX Senior Executive Producer, Jujhar Singh, getting the Red Ink Award for Excellence in Journalism 2015 for the show Art Talk. The award ceremony took place at the NCPA, Mumbai, on 30 April 2015. The Red Ink Awards have been instituted by the Mumbai Press Club. Art Talk is a critically acclaimed weekly show on NewsX channel. It attempts to promote - and demystify - the arts, particularly the classical and fine arts, through interview - demonstrations with India's top musicians, dancers, artists and photographers and the best emerging talent as well.
NewsX, one of the fastest growing English News Channels won the 5th Mumbai Press Club Red Ink Awards for Excellence in Journalism-2015. At a grand ceremony held on Thursday, 30th April in Mumbai, the award in the ‘Lifestyle and Entertainment - Television category’ was bestowed upon Jujhar Singh, senior executive producer, NewsX for his show ‘Art Talk’.
‘Art Talk’, the weekly prime time show on NewsX, is one of the most popular talk shows dedicated to art in the english news genre that profiles India's top musicians, dancers, artists and photographers and the best emerging talents who have dominated and patronized their respective forms of art.
'Press Club Awards for Excellence in Journalism', better known as the 'Red Ink' awards, instituted by The Press Club, Mumbai, celebrate exemplary works in Print, Broadcast and Online Journalism. The objective is to recognize and promote the best practices among journalists and encourage quality writing, path-breaking stories and high ethical standards in Indian Journalism.
About Kartikeya Sharma:
Kartikeya Sharma, is the Managing Director of Information TV Pvt.Ltd (ITV Network Group). Kartikeya Sharma is an entrepreneur who heads several independent business ventures. ITV Network is a National broadcast and print network that owns a bouquet of news channels and newspapers. ITV Network is India’s fastest growing news network. With two national news channels, four regional news channels, two newspapers and various digital assets it has a reach of 91 million viewers and readers on a regular basis. NewsX, the National English News Channel of the network, has been a trend setter in the English news genre with its crisp format, direct reportage, pointed debates, trending hash tags and engaging mix of stories. In a short span of time, India News the leading national Hindi News Channel of the network has emerged as a leader in the most competitive genre, winning the trust of the Hindi News viewers. India News UP & Uttarakhand, India News Rajasthan, India News Madhya Pradesh & Chhattisgarh and India News Haryana have further strengthened the channel’s dominance in these Hindi speaking regions. The Sunday Guardian is the finest Sunday Newspaper by the network that is sought after by country’s discerning readers for its engaging content and innovative format. The group also publishes Aaj Samaj, a popular Hindi newspaper that caters to the informed readers in Delhi National Capital Region and the state of Haryana. With its innovative approach, extensive research and unbiased outlook, it has managed to stand out in the cluttered landscape. iTV Network is going through an expansion phase and aims to emerge as the biggest independent news network in the country.