ISLAMABAD, Dec 7 (APP): AGAHI Awards ceremony will be held on Saturday to celebrate and recognize the work of credible and dedicated journalists across the country.
This year AGAHI Awards received more than 3000 nominations from
journalists across Pakistan working for print, television, radio and the online media.
AGAHI Awards are an annual award series for journalists and were inaugurated in Pakistan for the very first time in March 2012; since then the awards have become an essence of several media development initiatives in Pakistan.
The awards are organized in collaboration with local and international
media bodies, regulatory authorities, private sector and other stakeholders.
The objective of these awards is to recognize and appreciate best
journalistic practices in Pakistan, creating a healthy competition within media and encouraging ethical and professional reporting practices.
Through this initiative, AGAHI Awards has successfully brought together government, media development institutions, press clubs, academia and private sector with interest in improving the state of media in Pakistan.
The AGAHI Awards play an instrumental role in promoting media diversity and best industry practices.
Every year AGAHI and Mishal Pakistan in collaboration with multiple
stakeholders jointly nominate national and international leading opinion
makers, development experts, media gurus and knowledge professionals to be part of the judges’ panel to evaluate the entries.