Alappuzha: The Nehru Trophy Media Awards of 2017 instituted as part of 65th Nehru Trophy Boat Race were announced.
Mathrubhumi Alappuzha Reporter Jino C Michael bagged the award for best reporting in print media. The news series ‘Kaalam Maari, Maareende Vallamkali’ published in Mathrubhumi daily won him the award.
In visual media, the best reporting was awarded to Mathrubhumi News Kollam Chief Reporter Kannan Nair. The award was for the news report ‘Thuzhathaalam’ streamed on Mathrubhumi News.
‘Thuzhathaalam’ also won the award to Mathrubhumi News Cameraman G Rahul Krishna for the best cameraman.
The best news photo award was given to J Ramakanth of Mangalam daily.
The award comprises a trophy, citation and a purse of Rs 10,001.