CNN-IBN has introduced many path-breaking editorial initiatives like Citizen Journalist, Real Heroes, State of the Nation, CNN-IBN Indian of the Year, Indian Sports Legends, India Positive, Young Indian Leaders, Devil’s Advocate, The Week That Wasn’t, Champions of the World, Kings of Cricket.
CNN-IBN has received various awards for elaborative programming and exclusive content ranging from documentary programming, news reporting, and various talk shows. The channel has won 48 News Television Awards, 29 Indian Television Academy Awards,10 Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards, Indian News Broadcasting Awards, seven Indian Telly Awards, six Asian TV Awards, being one of the only Indian television channels to receive multiple awards at this prestigious ceremony and 15 other awards.
Commenting on this milestone, Rajdeep Sardesai, Editor in Chief, CNN-IBN, IBN-7, & IBN Lokmat said, “We are very proud of the acknowledgements received by the channel in its six years of existence. These awards go on to prove that CNN-IBN is not only the most popular channel, but also receives accolades for its high quality content. This culture of excellence has been instrumental in the plethora of awards received, and all credit to the entire team at CNN-IBN.