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Young Environmental Journalism Awards

In each Competitive festival, the young Environment Journalist Award is presented to a journalist who has done exemplary investigative and inspired reporting on environmental issues, and made a significant contribution in either the print or electronic media to an understanding of the nation’s environmental problems.

2019

  • IHCAP CMS Environment Journalist Award

    Ms Nidhi Jammwal, Environment Editor, Gaon Connection

  • IHCAP CMS Young Environment Journlist Award (Print)

    Jayshree Nandi from Hindustan Times.Her unique style of writing forces you to take a hard look on pollution and makes us evaluate the narrative of climate change.

  • IHCAP CMS Young Environment Journlist Award (Print)

    Rahul Manav from Dainik Jagran. He presents facts in simple human interest manner and motivates people to take action.

  • IHCAP CMS Young Environment Journalist Award (Online Media)

    Mr Bhasker Tripathi,IndiaSpend

  • IHCAP CMS Young Environment Journalist Award (Electronic)

    Milan Sharma from Aajtak. Her reporting stands out for its ability to lay out the impact of pollution in vivid manner.

2017

  • CMS YEJA – Print

    Ritam Halder, Hindustan Times: His stories expose the quality of air pollution in Delhi and the fragile eco system of Yamuna flood plain.

  • CMS YEJA – Online

    Aishwarya S Iyer, The Quint: Her stories unearth the recurring nature of urban flooding in the country and lack of data to tackle the floods.

  • CMS YEJA – Print (Special Jury Mention)

    Sowmiya Ashok, Indian Express: Her in-depth features explain many facts about wildlife, revival of Yamuna flood plains and about forestry and plantation.

2015

  • YOUNG ENVIRONMENTAL JOURNALISM AWARD- PRINT

    Annirudh Ghosal, Principal Correspondent, The Indian Express

    Pritha Chatterjee, Special Correspondent, The Indian Express

  • YOUNG ENVIRONMENTAL JOURNALISM AWARD- ONLINE

    Manu Moudgil, Freelance Consultant, India Water Portal

2013

  • Print Media Category Winner: Chandan Shantaram Haygunde

    "The award was given "for his insightful coverage on the environmental impacts of development activities in an ecologically-sensitive protected area".

  • Electronic Media Category Winner: Juhi Chaudhary

    The award was given "for her insightful coverage on the conflicts over forest land and wildlife due to development projects".

2011

  • CMS Environment and PANOS South Asia YEJA - Print Media

    Soma Basu,The Statesman, Kolkata

  • CMS Environment and PANOS South Asia YEJA - Electronic Media

    Manu C Kumar, Manorama News, Mumbai

2009

  • YOUNG ENVIRONMENTAL JOURNALIST AWARD

    1. Aarti Dhar (The Hindu)
    2. Pierre Fitter (NEWSX)

2007

  • YOUNG ENVIRONMENTAL JOURNALIST AWARD BY FORUM FOR ENVIRONMENTAL JOURNALISTS OF INDIA (FEJI) AND CMS ACADEMY

    1. Broadcast Journalist - Bahar Dutt
    2. Print Journalist - Amar Jyoti Baruah

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