Mangaluru, Nov 28, 2017: Dr U P Shivananda, the editor of ’Suddi Bidugade’ and Baala Jagannath Shetty associated with Jayakirana, are among the 40 achievers in the field of journalism who have been chosen for the prestigious Madhyama Academy Award for the year 2017.
Dr U P Shivananda and Baala Jagannath Shetty
The Award carries a cash prize of Rs 20,000 apart from a citation. Chief Minister Siddaramaiah will confer the Awards, said a release.
Baala Jagannath Shetty who made his foray into journalism through Mungaru in 1987 is presently a senior reporter in Jaya Kirana. He is also the recipient of District Rajyotsava Award and is the President of DK District Working Journalists Association since the past three years.
Details of awardees: Malappa Adasare (Antharanga Suddi),D Shivalingappa (Karnataka Sandhyakala), Chennabasavanna (ETV Kannada), Shivappa Madivala (Raichurvani), Dattu Sarkil (Janakoogu), Sadiq Ali (Lokadarshana), C Manjunath (Eshanya Times), Sangamesha Churi (Vijaya Karnatala), Mahesha Angadi (Sanje Darshana), Ramu Vaggi (videographer), Vijaya Kumar Patil (The Hindu), Balakrishna Ramachandra Vibhute (Indian Express), Ugama Srinivas (Kannadaprabha), Ganapathi Gangolli (Sanje Darpana), Shivakumar Kanasogi (Prajavani), Basavaraj Doddimani (TV9), Ravi Bidanoor (Samaya News), S Manjunath (Suddi Giduga),Bala Jagannath Shetty (Jayakirana), Dr U P Shivanand (Suddi Bidugade), Ramesh Kuttappa (Vijayavani), Basavanna (photographer), Shivanna (Vijayavani), Govind (Andolana), Vasanthkumar (Doordarshana), D S Shivarudrappa (senior journalist), H N Mallesha (Udaya TV), Mohammad Yunus (E Munjane), K N Manjunath (Priya Patrike), K R Manjunath (senior journalist), Jayakumar (Jayamithra), Y S L Swamy (Sanjevani), Bageshree (The Hindu), Somayaji (Economic time), M C Shobha (Suvarna TV), B N Sridhar (Prajavani), Stalin Pinto (photographer), Adinarayana (Enadu), Mumtaz Aleem (Suddi TV), T Ashwatharamaiah (Valmiki Rights of India).