CNN-IBN’s CJ Show wins third straight Asian Television Award

New Delhi:The Citizen Journalist Show has once again made CNN-IBN proud, by winning at the prestigious 17th Asian Television Awards in the Best Cross Platform Content category. This is the third successive Asian Television Award for the show. Anubha Bhonsle, Senior Editor of CNN-IBN, received the award at a grand function held in Singapore on December 6.

Speaking on the occasion, Ritu Kapur, Executive Editor, CNN-IBN, said, “It is a great honour for CNN-IBN. The credit goes to the minds behind the show for producing such brilliant work and highlighting the troubles the common man faces”.

The Citizen Journalist Show is a unique concept on news television that makes the common man an intrinsic part of news gathering efforts at CNN-IBN. The show gives a national platform to all those aggrieved citizens who want to change the system by highlighting the problems they face.

The award-winning episode of the CJ Show showcased stories of a Romanian victim of molestation who exposed Goa’s indifferent police; Aishwarya from Thiruvananthapuram who picked up the CJ mike to challenge the hartal culture in her state; and Ashish Limaye who forced Mumbai police to act by taking pictures of trucks illegally entering the city during peak hours.

Asian Television Awards, one of the most celebrated events of the television industry, recognises the outstanding achievements of terrestrial broadcasters, cable and satellite networks, and independent production houses in the region. The Award comprises 38 categories across television genres and performance segments.

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