Winners of Infothrust Award 2017 for Stringers & Freelancers held at Mumbai Marathi Patrakar Sangh, Mumbai, CST on 22 December 2017 Friday.
Winners in Electronic media category :
1st Prize : Umesh Alone, Akola , ABP NEWS
2nd Prize : Prashant Mohite, Mumbai, mymedicalmantra web portal
3rd Prize: Vikas Rajurkar, Chandrapur, Aaj Tak
1st consolation Prize: Kanhaiyalal Khandelwal, Hingoli, IBN Lokmat
2nd Consolation prize : Manoj Gadekar, Shirdi, TV9
Special jury prize :
1st Prize : Sayyed Azaz, Mumbai, India TV
2nd Prize : Prashant Ankushrao, Mumbai, Zee 24 Taas
Winners in print media category :
1st Prize : Nikhil Mistry, Palghar, Lokmat
2nd Prize : Amitabh shrivastav, Mumbai, Saamana
3rd Prize: Prashant Badhe, Mumbai, Pudhari
1st consolation Prize: Shaikh Talib, Beed Citizen, Beed
2nd Consolation prize : Mukesh Dhawade, Mumbai, Sakal
Special felicitation of mediaperson who doing social work for needy people :
1) Santosh Andhale, senior journalist ( He does successful campaign for baby Aradhya "save Aradhya"
2) Kiran Umarigar, Senior Video Journalist who helping people with medical aid through various NGOs
3) Dyanesh Chavan, PTI journalist who had done actual reporting in JJ Nurse in coma, he searched her husband who was leaving in Uttar Pradesh
Jagdish Manek , Social Activist & Founder of PRAJASABHA Movement, MD of infothrust technologies pvt Ltd
Anil Galgali, well-known RTI Activist
Ravi tiwari, Senior journalist
Manmohan Singh, senior journalist
Gopal Sharma, Senior Journalist
Santosh Andhle, senior journalist
Vinod Jagdale, bureau chief.
Award coordinate by Anand Shrivastav.