SNI’s Associate Editor Amitabh P Revi and Video Journalist Prateek Suri are among journalists from Russia, the U.S. and Italy to take top honours at the Russian international television network RT’s Khaled Alkhateb International Memorial Awards. The report, ‘Palmyra Ravaged By Daesh, A Bid To Rise Like The Phoenix’, aired in Nov, 2018 has won Best Video Journalism from a Conflict Zone (Long Form).
A jury of news media professionals and experts on war and armed conflict judged submissions from 25 countries in 8 languages. Among them are industry veteran Tom Wragg, who currently serves as the Business Development Director of the Association for International Broadcasters. Mr Wragg began his career at the BBC, eventually becoming Head of Production for BBC News and Current Affairs.