Video of the launch event at MediaCityUK is available on the following link:

Categories aim to reward talent within the television, radio, print and marketing sectors of the Asian media Industry. The awards also look to highlight the ground breaking work of reporters and journalists within the mainstream media.

Partners for the awards include ITV and Press Association Training. Judges include representatives from Mediacom and the Independent newspaper.

Official online partners are Official charity partners are CARE International and

The closing date for all nominations is August 25, 2013.

The full list of categories is:

Journalist of the year
Best investigation
Best website
Best blog
1Forty award (Best Twitter account)
Newspaper of the year
Magazine of the year
Best local newspaper or magazine
Radio station of the year
Radio station of the year (local)
Best radio show
Radio presenter of the year
Local report of the year (Mainstream)
Best TV character (Mainstream)
TV channel of the year (Asian)
Cultural TV channel of the year
Best TV Show (Digital)
Best TV drama (Digital)
Media Agency of the year
Media professional of the year
Campaign of the year
Best Live event
International Media award

The Asian Media Awards will take place on Thursday 31 October at the Hilton Deansgate. Before then a finalist’s launch will be held in London in September. For further information on the awards you can log on to or e-mail


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