sans serif is pleased to announce the winners of the inaugural T.S. Satyan Memorial Awards for Photojournalism, instituted by India’s first web-based photosyndication agency, Karnataka Photo News, in association with churumuri.com, in memory of the legendary photojournalist who passed away two Decembers ago.
The awards will be presented by the governor of Karnataka, H.R. Bhardwaj, in Bangalore on Sunday.
Lifetime achievement award: Yagna, ex-Hindu, Udayavani, Mangalore
Best newspaper photojournalist: K. Gopinathan, The Hindu, Bangalore
Best professional photojournalist: Netra Raju, The Times of India, Mysore
Best magazine photojournalist: Bhanu Prakash Chandra, The Week, Bangalore
Best freelance photographer: ‘Regret‘ Iyer, Bangalore
Best online photojournalist: M.S. Gopal, eyeforindia.blogspot.com
Nominations for the awards came from the Karnataka media academy, press club of Bangalore, Karnataka union for working journalists and the photojournalists association of Bangalore. The lifetime achievement award carries a cash prize of Rs 10,000 and a citation; all other prizes carry a cash prize of Rs 5,000 each and a citation.
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