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Meena Media Award 2011

© UNICEF/2010/Habibul Haque
Carel de Rooy, Representative, UNICEF Bangladesh, presenting a crest and certificate to the Meem Noshin Nawal Khan, a winner of the sixth annual Meena Media Awards at the Pan Pacific Hotel Sonargaon in Dhaka on 29 November 2010.

The 7th Meena Media Award was announced on 13 October 2011 at Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel. The awards celebrate excellence in creative media and journalism to promote child rights in Bangladesh. It has generated a good response this year and attracted submissions from all over the country.

Broadly divided into ‘creative’ and ‘journalistic’ categories, entries have been sought from print and electronic media (including a special category for entrants less than 18 years of age).

For the first time from this year, radio has been included as a separate category under Broadcast Media.

Categories: Print Media
• Above 18: Print media – reports (news reports, features, post editorials)
• Under 18: Print media – reports (news reports, features, post editorials)
• Above 18: Print media – creative (articles, stories, poems)
• Under 18: Print media – creative (articles, stories, poems)

Categories: Broadcast (Radio and TV)
• Above 18 : Radio – reports (news reports, features, documentaries)
• Under 18: Radio– reports (news reports, features, documentaries)
• Above 18: Radio– creative (programmes other than news, e.g. short drama, plays, songs)
• Under 18: Radio – creative (programmes other than news, e.g. short drama, plays, songs)
• Above 18: Television – reports (news reports, features, documentaries)
• Under 18: Television – reports (news reports, features, documentaries)
• Above 18: Television – creative (programmes other than news, e.g. short films, plays, songs)
• Under 18: Television – creative (programmes other than news, e.g. short films, plays, songs)

Seven eminent judges drawn from literature, journalism, academia, film and documentary sectors have assessed many quality entries to select winners in each category for this year’s awards.

Panel of Judges: Print categories
1. Shumana Sharmin
2. Robaet Ferdous
3. Shahnoor Wahid
4. Selina Hossain

Panel of Judges: Television  and Radio categories
1. Ratan Paul
2. S. M. Shameem Reza
3. Mohammed Shamim Shahid
4. Kadir Kollol

The Meena Media Award was introduced in 2005.It is named after Meena, a popular girl child animation character whose stories champion the rights of children across South Asia.

 

 

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