Mathrubhumi sub-editor Anu Abraham bags first KM Basheer memorial award
Thiruvananthapuram: Mathrubhumi Kochi unit sub-editor Anu Abraham bagged the first KM Basheer Memorial Media Award constituted by Siraj management. The award carries a cash prize of Rs 25,000, a citation and memento.
Anu’s news series on young doctors in debt won the award.
A committee including Kerala Press Academy chairman RS Babu, senior journalists Jacob George and G Sekharan Nair selected the award winner.
Development stories published in Malayalam dailies between January 2019 to January 2020 were invited for the award. Anu Abraham was selected from the 14 candidates.
The award ceremony will be held in September at Thiruvananthapuram.
Anu Abraham had won Leela Menon media award and IMM media award in 2019 for the same series.
His news series titled ‘Padam Padikatha Aarogya Keralam’ had won national media award constituted by Press Council of India, Pamban Madhavan memorial award in 2019 and K Raghavan memorial award in 2018.
He is the son of Kozhikode Thiruvambady native Abraham Manuel and Anniamma. His family includes wife Ida and children Aman and Aaryan.