By | December 11, 2018

Ramnath Goenka Awards 2017 Winner list

  • Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on December ’20, 2017 presented the prestigious Ramnath Goenka Excellence in

            Journalism Awards, instituted by the Indian Express group, to 26 journalists in New Delhi.


  • The awards, named after the legendary founder of the Express Group, celebrate excellence in journalism,

            recognise courage and commitment and showcase the outstanding contributions of journalists from across the


  • This year, in its 12th edition, the awards went to 26 journalists in 25 categories, including print and broadcast -for outstanding work done in 2016.

Winners in Print category

l) Reporting from J-K And The Northeast: Abhishek Saha,  Hindustan Times

2) Hindi: Rahul Kotiyal,

3) Regional Languages: Reshma Sanjeev Shivadekar, Loksatta

4) Environmental Reporting: Jimmy Philip, Deepika Daily  

5) Uncovering Invisible India: S. V Rajesh, Malayala Manorama

6) Business and Economic Journalism: Utkarsh Anand, The Indian Express

7) Political Reporting: Muzamil Jaleel, The Indian Express

8) Sports Journalism: Qaiser Mohammad Ali, Outlook

9) On the spot reporting: Shubhajit Roy, The Indian Express

10) Investigative Reporting: Ritu Sarin, P V lyer & Jay Mazoomdar, The Indian Express

11) Feature Writing: Sangita Barooah Pisharoty, The Wire

12) Foreign CorrespondentCovering India: Ellen Barry, The New York Times

13) Commentary And Interpretative Writing: Tamal Bandyopadhyay, Mint

14) Civic Journalism: Chaitanya Marpakwar, Mumbai Mirror

15) Photo Journalism: Waseem Andrabi, Hindustan Times


Winners in Broadcast Media

1) Reporting From J&K and Northeast: Moumita Sen, India Today

2) Hindi: Ravish Kumar, NDTV India

3) Regional Languages: Dinesh Akula, TV 5 News

4) Environmental Reporting: NO WINNER

5) Uncovering India Invisible: Manogya Loiwal, TV today

6) Business and Economic Journalism: Harshada Sawant, CNBC Awaaz

7) Political Reporting: Ashish Singh, News X

8) Sports Journalism: Bipasha Mukherjea, TV Today

9) On The Spot Reporting: Ashish Sinha, India News

10) Investigative Reporting: Sreenivasan Jain, NDTV 24×7


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