exchange4media champions the news broadcasting industry each year at its signature property, the News Broadcasting Awards (enba). The 15th edition of the enba 2022 News Broadcasting Awards is scheduled to be hosted in April, 2023 at Hotel Imperial, New Delhi. An esteemed panel of jury members will meet before that to deliberate on the winners at the Lalit Hotel, New Delhi.
enba was launched in the year 2008 with the purpose of recognising the best in television news, and to award eminent broadcasters and industry leaders. Since its inception, the award has been a seminal part of the exchange4media repertoire. It encourages the television broadcast industry to diligently fulfil its duty as the 4th pillar of the Indian democracy, while upholding the sanctity of news media.
This year, like the years before, the award will acknowledge the Best News Channel of the Year; Best Business News Channel of the Year; Best CEO of the year, Best Editor in Chief; and Best Anchors.
The jury meet is a highly valued gathering leading up to the main event. Because the media moulds public perceptions, its duty towards the citizens, and the nation is paramount. This year, the jury will be led by Shri Sunil Arora, Former Chief Election Commissioner of India.
In the past, the jury was led by Sh. Harivansh Narayan Singh – Deputy Chairman, Rajya Sabha; Dr. Kiran Karnik, Former President, Nasscom; Dr. Nasim Zaidi, Former Chief Election Commissioner of India; Mr. S.Y. Quraishi, Former Chief Election Commissioner of India; Mr. N. Ram, Chairman, Kasturi & Sons Ltd., Former Editor–in-Chief, The Hindu and Group Newspapers; and Mr. Sanjay Gupta, Managing Director, Star India.
In the 15th edition of enba, the jury will see some illustrious names. The list goes as follows – Sunil Arora, Former Chief Election Commissioner of India & Chairman, Association of World Election Bodies (jury chair); Dr. Annurag Batra, Chairman and Editor-in-Chief, BW Businessworld & exchange4media; S Ravi, Managing Partner, Ravi Rajan & Company, Chairman-TFCI; Deepender Hooda, MP, Rajya Sabha; Dharmendra Yadav, Former MP; Raj Babbar, Former MP (Rajya Sabha) & Actor; Mr. Ritesh Pandey, MP, Lok Sabha; Priyanka Chaturvedi, MP, Rajya Sabha; Shiv Khera, Indian Author & Motivational Speaker; Sudhanshu Trivedi, MP, Rajya Sabha; Gaurav Bhatia, Senior Advocate, Supreme Court & Spokesperson, BJP; Anil Agarwal, MP, Rajya Sabha; Ashish Shelar, MLA; Sujeet Kumar, MP, Rajya Sabha; Sasmit Patra, MP, Rajya Sabha; Alok Mehta (Padma Shri), Former President, EGI; Vinit Goenka, Spokesperson, BJP Delhi Pradesh; Markand Adhikari, Chairman & MD, Sri Adhikari Brothers (SAB Group); Dr. Mukesh Batra, Founder-Chairman, Emeritus, Dr. Batra’s Healthcare; Vinod Agnihotri, Consulting Editor, Amar Ujala; Rajiv Verma, Former CEO, HT Media; Amit Malviya, National Head - Information & Technology, BJP; Sonal Kalra, Chief Managing Editor Arts & Lifestyle Editor, Hindustan Times; Charu Pragya, Spokesperson, BJP; Shazia Ilmi, Spokesperson, BJP; RM Vishakha, MD & CEO, India First Life Insurance; Janardan Pandey, Founder & Managing Director, Nett Value Media Pvt. Ltd.; Mankiran Chowhan, Enterprise Leader, Salesforce; Divya Karani, CEO, Media, South Asia, dentsu; Anupriya Acharya, CEO, Publicis Groupe South Asia; Ashwarya Milee, Publisher, Penguine Random House; Sudhir Mishra, Founder & Managing Partner , Trust Legal; Jayen Mehta, COO, Amul; Shardul Shroff, Executive Chairman, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas; B Thiagarajan, MD, Blue Star; Raj Nayak, Founder & MD, House of Cheer; Kumar Gaurav Gupta, VP & Country Manager, SAP; Shailesh Lodha, Anchor, Actor, Writer; DJ Narain, Director General, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India; Jaiveer Shergill, Spokesperson, BJP; Maj. Manjit Rajain, Founder & Global Chairman, Tenon Group of Companies; Kartik Sharma, CEO, Omicom Media Group.