Veteran journalist T J S George has been chosen for the first Kesari Media Award, instituted by the Kesari Memorial Journalist Trust here.
The award comprises a purse of Rs 50,000, citation and a statuette designed by renowned artist Bhatathiri.
A jury, comprising filmmaker Adoor Gopalakrishnan and Asianet editor M G Radhakrishnan, Media Academy chairman R S Babu and Kesari Memorial Journalist Trust chairman C Rahim as members, selected the award winner.
The award would be given away at a function to be held here on August 13, Gopalakrishnan told reporters here.
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