30 journos get ‘AmCham frontline journalism Award’

Staff Correspondent

25 January, 2021 12:00 AM printer

Some 30 journalists from different media have received 'AmCham frontline journalism Award'on Sunday as The American Chamber of Commerce in Bangladesh (AmCham) recognised courageous reporting during coronavirus pandemic.

Among the 30 winners, four from different outlets of East Media Group Ltd  including Bangladesh Pratidin Senior Reporter Manik Muntasir, Banglanews24.com Senior Correspondent Shahed Ali Ershad,  Kaler Kantho Business Editor Masud Rumee, News 24 Staff Reporter Md Kamruzzaman.

The initiative, in association with Masthead PR, aims to recognize and honor the valiant journalists working as the front liners in the current COVID-19 pandemic, said a press release.

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen addressed the programme as the chief guest while US Ambassador to Bangladesh Earl Robert Miller was present as the guest of honor.