Journalists Nirupama, Vinita win Chameli Devi Jain Award (Lead)March 24th, 2009 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Nirupama Subramanian, Islamabad correspondent of The Hindu, and Vinita Deshmukh, editor of the Weekly Intelligent of Pune, will share the Chameli Devi Jain Award for Outstanding Woman Mediaperson for 2008-09, The Media Foundation announced Tuesday.
The awards will be presented at the Indian International Centre here Friday. This will be followed by a discussion on “Matching Television’s Growing Power with Corresponding Responsibility”.
The jury for the award comprised Nirija Gopal Jayal of the Centre for Law and Governance at the Jawaharlal Nehru University, Bhaskar Ghose, former CEO of Lok Sabha TV, and Raj Chengappa, Associate Editor of India Today.