Applause reigns as Newsfirst bags top honours at Raigam Tele Awards

Applause reigns as Newsfirst bags top honours at Raigam Tele Awards

Written by Staff Writer

06 Jun, 2014 | 8:59 pm

News1st has won several awards at the Raigam Tele Awards ceremony which is currently underway at the BMICH.

The Gammedda programme produced by News1st, received a Special Jury Award.

The Gammedda programme is a novel initiative by News1st, to bring together people and decision-makers onto one platform and have the people’s grievances responded to instantly.

Previous Gammedda programmes focussed on  wide-ranging issues including the human – elephant conflict, problems related to fishing, farming and indigenous community ..

Meanwhile,  the programme Muhunata Muhuna  produced by News1st bagged the award for the Best Political Discussion Programme at the Raigam Tele Awards.

The programme was produced by news1st’s Nadeeka Wijeyaweera and was hosted by Susil Kindelpitiya.

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