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Veteran journalist Mark Tully bags RedInk Award

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Veteran British and former India Sir William has been chosen for this year's RedInk award for lifetime achievement in journalism.

The RedInk awards for excellence in journalism are instituted by the Press Club.

Maharashtra Minister and Union Commerce Minister will present the award to Tully on May 18 in Mumbai, the Press Club said in a statement.

The lifetime achievement award to Tully is the recognition of his long and outstanding contribution to Indian journalism, it said.

Tully worked with the for 30 years before resigning in July 1994. He held the position of of Bureau, BBC, Delhi, for 20 years.

Meanwhile, Faye D'Souze, the of Mirror Now channel, has been selected as the winner of the RedInk award for 'of the year'.

The statement said that D'Souza's "passionate and honest" style, with which she handled subjects like corruption, political opportunism, price rise and communalism, made her and her programme 'The Urban Debate' a subject of "appointment viewing".

Apart from these two awards, the Redink awards for excellence in journalism are given in 13 competitive categories to 32 journalists after a process of selection by a jury appointed for each category.

The awards will be presented to the winners at a ceremony here on May 18.

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First Published: Tue, May 15 2018. 15:00 IST