New Delhi: Zee News, part of Essel Group - one of India's leading media houses - was honoured in five categories at the prestigious News Television Awards 2016 held recently in the national capital.
Zee News bagged the award in five categories - Special Daily Bulletin, TV News Presenter, Website, Promo Campaign, Graphics.
The popular Daily News and Analysis show hosted by Zee News Editor Sudhir Chaudhary bagged the Indiantelevision.com 'Editorial Special Daily News Bulletin' award.
Besides winning the best show award, Zee News Editor Sudhir Chaudhary also won Editorial Special Award for TV News Presenter for his highly successful 9 pm show DNA.
The online version of Zee News – Zeenews.com was judged as the 'Best News Channel Website'.
`Promo Campaign by a News Channel` award went to Zee News for 'Zee News - Vote PSAs'.
The channel was also bestowed with the 'Best Use of Graphics By News Channel' award.
In 2007, Indian Television Dot Com Pvt Ltd constituted the News Television Awards to honour those who make this industry what it is. The initiative met with tremendous success as 550 entries poured in from various Hindi and English news channels.
Since then, the NT Awards have become bigger and better, and from 2011, awards were also conferred to achievers in Telugu and Marathi news channels.
In all, 40 categories covering programming, personality, channel and special awards have been drawn up this year. The NT Awards will be presented to channel programmers, anchors, presenters, technicians, producers, editors, reporters and management.