GUWAHATI, Dec 15: Arb Goswami, Editor-in-Chief of Times Now and ET Now, has won the IMPACT Person of the Year, 2015 Award, instituted by the exchange 4media Group to recognize excellence in the Advertising, Media and Marketing domain.
Goswami was given the award for revolutionizing news presentation and production on television, driving it to altogether new heights with his single-minded passion and taking Brand Times Now to consistent leadership position.
Union Minister of Communications and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad, was the Chief Guest at the glittering award ceremony, and presented the trophy to Goswami. “Arb Goswami has become an icon for the country,” he said. Raj yak, CEO of Colors, handed over the citation for the award.
On winning the IPOY Award, Goswami said, “I am absolutely delighted. It is a very big honour to receive this award. This media industry has given me so much recognition, love and affection over the last 19 years that I have been in the industry. I’d like to accept this award on behalf of the very hardworking, passiote jourlists, producers and content creators who have worked with me to make Times Now India’s No.1 channel of choice for the last 10 years.”
“It’s been an amazing journey with ups and downs and I want to thank each one of you for your patience with me. I want to thank all of you from the media industry and my friends in the industry for standing by me over the last eight to 10 years that we built this brand because without your support, whatever we have achieved would not be possible and without your support, whatever I seek to do in the world of television and digital news media in the future would not be possible. Thank you very much for this,” he added.