THE 16TH Asian Media Awards were announced and country’s largest read & circulated newspaper Dainik Jagran bagged the highest number of awards in the Marketing Category. Hundreds of newspapers and magazines in Asia Pacific, South Asia and Middle-East have taken part in the competition over the last fifteen years, establishing the Asian Media Awards as the most prestigious recognition of excellence for the news publishing industry in the region.
Recently sweeping the Abby’s at Goafest with 9 awards (highest for any print media) and emerging as the No.1 brand in India, WAN-IFRA 2017 followed adding more feathers in the crown by winning 2 awards in the Best in Newspaper Marketing Category and 1 in the Best in Community Service Category.
Dainik Jagran, bagged both Gold and Silver in the ‘Best in Marketing’ category for its Young Editor and Mission 1000 tonnes (A cleanliness drive) campaigns respectively. Dainik Jagran also bagged a Bronze in ‘Best in community service’ category for its campaign against open defecation.
On this occasion, Basant Rathore, Sr VP – Strategy, Brand & Business Development, Jagran Prakashan said, “”It’s encouraging to see our team creating such innovative ideas consistently. Each of these ideas comes from the core essence of our brand. These awards are an apt recognition for the hard work put in by our teams across all markets. I do hope these wins spur us on to further raise benchmarks of excellence.”