JournalismPakistan.com March 08, 2013
ISLAMABAD: Four journalists of The News – Shahina Maqbool, Myra Imran, Jamila Achakzai and Irum Nur – won the White Ribbon Campaign Media Awards Friday for their gender-sensitive reporting.
Myra landed the top prize in the Print Media (News) category with Jamila second and Humaira Sharif of APP claiming the third spot.
Honors in the Print Media (Features/English) went to Shahina followed by Sidra Bokhari (APP) and Maham Javed (Herald).
The awards ceremony was part of a National Conference on Gender and Media, organized by White Ribbon Campaign Pakistan (WRCP) to mark the International Women’s Day.
Among the guest speakers were Rameeza Majeed Nizami, Fahd Hussain, Syed Talat Hussain, Qatrina Hussain, Nadia Mirza, Meher Bokhari and Munizae Jahangir.
The award winners:
Print Media (News) – Myra Imran (The News), Jamila Achakzai (The News), Humaira Sharif (APP)
Print Media (Investigative/Urdu) – Fakhira Tehreem (Jang), Shakila Jamil (Daily Voice of Pakistan), Saadia Kamal (Rohi)
Print Media (Investigative/English) – Zahid Gishkori (The Express Tribune), Sehrish Wasif (The Express Tribune), Muhammad Saleem (Business Recorder)
Print Media (Features/Urdu) – Gonila Gill (Roznama Dunya), Fatima Mukhtar Bhatti (Asharq), Sajjad Hussain (Daily Jehad)
Print Media (Features/English) – Shahina Maqbool (The News), Sidra Bokhari (APP), Maham Javed (Herald)
Print Media (Columns) – Samia Ijaz (Daily Leader), M. Shamim Shahid (Daily Aaj)
Television (News) – Farwa Shamshad (Samaa), Asad Ali Khan (Hum), Adil Pervez (Geo)
Television (Features) – Samar Khan (Samaa), Sheikh Nisar (Apna), Naji Mir (KTN)
Television Documentaries – Muhammad Kamran Butt (Geo), Muhammad Afzal (Health TV), Kashif Malik (Channel 5)
Top two prizes for all categories – Ghazala Fasi (Nawa-i-Waqt), Lubna Khalid (The News)
Special Award – Irum Nur (The News).
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