Hyderabad: Media Excellence Awards were announced during Indywood Film Carnival. Naveen Mittal IAS Finance Secretary, Govt. of Telangana announced the awards.
Ratna Chotrani (Siasat), K M Abbas (Siraj Daily UAI), John Robinson (Time Group), Sunita Chandran (Deccan Chronicle Holdings Ltd.), Mukund Padmabhan (The Hindu), Sudhir Reddy (Deccan Chronicle), Gauri Shankar (Deccan Chronicle), Koteshwar Rao (New Indian Express), Anil Sagar (Dainik Bhaskar, Deshbandu), M V S Kumar (Matrabhoomi) and KP MG were given awards in Print media category. While K V Rama Murthy, Habeeb Akhtar (Aaj Samaaj), Virendra Kumar (Nav Bharat Times) Mohammed Shafeeq (IANS), Srinivas Rao Aprasav (Hindustan Times), Mohan Devakar (Metro India) AS Azeed (Aksharam) K Shekhar Reddy (Namaste Telangana Daily) were given awards in regional category. Apart from that awards were also presented to TV Journalists, Radio online journalists and in PR category.