The 2019 Asian Media Awards finalists were announced in London last night (Monday September 16).
MediaCom hosted the official Announcement in front of partners, panel members and finalists.
It is the second year the headquarters of one of the world’s leading media agencies has hosted the event.
Keynote speakers included, Krishna Haveliwala, Associate Director at MediaCom, Faima Bakar,
The 2019 shortlist honours a wide range of work in Journalism, TV, Radio, Print & Online, Marketing & PR and Live Productions.
Some of the most notable stories and investigations from the past year are recognised as well the innovative work of bloggers and broadcasters.
Umbreen Ali, Media Manager said, “It was wonderful to be at MediaCom and hear the inspiring words from our speakers who shared their insightful and personal experiences about working in the media.
“I would like to congratulate all the finalists and look forward to meeting everyone again in Manchester.”
Sanjay Shabi, panel member at the awards and Executive Director at MediaCom said, “The Asian Media Awards continues to be the premier event for recognising and celebrating the many spheres of UK Asian practitioners in this sector.
“Increasingly, such Asian talent is not just serving and entertaining their communities in an exemplary manner but more than ever before, are receiving wider spread acclaim and notoriety amongst mainstream media circles.”
This year’s Asian Media Awards return to the Hilton Manchester Deansgate on Thursday October 24 2019.
Previous recipients of an Asian Media Award include Krishnan Guru-Murthy, Waris Hussein, Art Malik, Mehdi Hasan, Nina Wadia, Anita Rani & Faisal Islam.
The University of Salford are premier sponsors and partners to the event include ITV, MediaCom, M.E.N, & Press Association Training.
The official Charity Partners for 2019 are Mosac & Woman’s Trust.
The event is also supported by Manchester Metropolitan University, Routes Into Languages North West, AMT Lawyers, DKR Accountants, 6G Internet, Hilton Manchester Deansgate, Supreme Dream Events, Payal Events & Cleartwo.