2014 Asian Media Awards Finalists

The finalists for the 2014 Asian Media Awards were announced at ITV, The London Studios.

The Full Shortlist (In Alphabetical Order):

Journalist of the Year

Anushka Asthana (Sky News)

Shekhar Bhatia (Evening Standard)

Sangita Myska (BBC Radio 4)

Asjad Nazir (Eastern Eye)

Catrin Nye (BBC Asian Network)

Abul Taher (Mail on Sunday)

Best Investigation

A Family Without A Child (BBC Radio 4)

My Brother The Terrorist (Grace Productions)

Ross Kemp: Extreme World India (Freshwater Films for Sky 1)

The Detained (BBC Asian Network)

Three Pounds In My Pocket (BBC Radio 4)

Outstanding Young Journalist

Anila Dhami

Layla Haidrani

Harpreet Kaur

Rahil Sheikh

TV Report of the Year

100 Years of Bollywood (ITV Central)

Sons of Empire: First World War Commemoration (ITV Meridian)

Why Muslim Women Choose To Wear The Veil (Channel 4)

Publication of the Year

Asian Lite

Asian Today

Asian Wealth

Asian World

Eastern Eye

Best Blog & Commentary


Look! A Singh!

Priya Mulji’s Blog


Best Website





Best TV Character

Chris Bisson (Jai Sharma, Emmerdale)

Nitin Ganatra (Masood Ahmed, Eastenders)

Jimi Mistry (Khalid Nazir, Coronation Street)

Sunetra Sarker (Dr Zoe Hanna, Casualty)

Best TV Show

Brits Bollywood (ZING)

Broken Silence (Brit Asia TV)

Burka Avenger (Various)

TV Channel of the Year

ARY Digital

GEO Entertainment

Star Plus

Zee TV

Radio Station of the Year

Asian Star 101.6fm

BBC Asian Network

Sunrise London

Regional Radio Station of the Year

AwazFM Glasgow

Asian Star 101.6fm

Sabras Radio

Sunrise Yorkshire

Best Radio Show

Bobby Friction  (BBC Asian Network)

Andy Gill  (Sunrise London)

Tommy Sandhu (BBC Asian Network)

Sunny and Shay (BBC London)

Radio Presenter of the Year

Anita Anand

DJ Neev


Noreen Khan

Media Agency of the Year

Curzon PR


Media Moguls

Media Reach

Spritz Creative

Media Professional of the Year

Farzana Baduel

Tony Gill

Natasha Mudhar

Nisha Sahdev

Best Live Event

London Indian Film Festival

Nirbhaya (Ensemble)

Paul Chowdhry ‘PC’s Worlds’

States of Verbal Undress (RASA)

Individual Awards

Best Video Channel

Best Social and Charitable Campaign

The Sophiya Haque Services to British Television Award

Media Personality of the Year

Outstanding Contribution to Media

The Asian Media Awards take place at the Hilton Deansgate Manchester on 28 October 2014.

The Asian Media Awards 2014 is supported by Asons SolicitorsUniversity of SalfordHilton Hotels,  Manchester Metropolitan UniversityRoutes into LanguagesITVMediacomPress Association TrainingSupreme DreamCleartwo, Karma FoodsAMT Lawyers & Studio 4 Photography.

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