Rukhmabai Fellowship by 101Reporters wins Laadli the award for Best Web Campaign, English
The nine entries produced during the first edition of the Rukhmabai Fellowship were recognised by Population First's Laadli Awards as an extremely relevant body of work that explores the contribution of women in STEM fields.
Laadli | 2022
101Reporters receives Google News Initiative News Equity Fund
101Reporters is among the more than 450 newsrooms from 52 countries that received funding through the News Equity Fund. We are thrilled to deploy these funds to expand our network and continue to source more stories from the grassroots.
Google News Initiative | 2022
Founder-CEO Gangadhar Patil chosen as a TED Fellow for launching 101Reporters
Speaking at the TED conference in Vancouver, Canada, TED Fellow and journalist Gangadhar Patil speaks about how he's connecting grassroots reporters in India with major news outlets worldwide -- and helping elevate and expose stories that might never get covered otherwise.
TED | 2019
Odisha State Editor Manish Kumar wins third prize in The Statesman Rural Reporting Award
Manish Kumar, the third prize recipient, had done a reality check on the Union government’s flagship programmes-Rural electrification Programme and Swachch Bharat Abhiyan. His reports examined the actual picture of the tall claims of the Central government, claiming to bring electricity in the remotest villages in the country and making several districts as Open Defecation Free (ODF). Highlighting the misery of the people of rural areas in Odisha, Kumar said: “While there is lot
The Statesman | 2019
Uttar Pradesh State Editor Saurabh Sharma shortlisted for Thomson Foundation Young Journalist
From sword-wielding gangs in Sri Lanka inspired by the movies and the residents of Assam declared stateless in India, to the mysterious death of a Kashmiri in custody, the Tramadol abuse crisis sweeping across Ghana and the parenting rights of the disabled in Armenia. These are among the stories that have made the shortlist for the 2019 Thomson Foundation Young Journalist Award, run in collaboration with the UK Foreign Press Association (FPA). The shortlist, hailing from Armenia, Ghana, Pakistan, Nigeria, South Africa, India and Sri Lanka won over judges at the foundation with their stories about putting all people first.
Thomson Foundation | 2019
Uttar Pradesh State Editor Saurabh Sharma wins Lorenzo Natali Media Grand Prize for a profile of a girl growing up on the streets of Varanasi.
Two Indians are among 10 journalists from around the world who have been honoured with the European Commission’s 2017 Lorenzo Natali Media Prize for their outstanding reporting on development, poverty eradication and freedom of religion. Saurabh Sharma and Umar Manzoor Shah from the Asia Pacific region, collected their prizes in the professional and amateur categories at a ceremony in Brussels on June 7 during the European Development Days (EDD).
Vatican Radio | 2017
Founder-CEO Gangadhar Patil chosen as an Ashoka Fellow, awarded to the world’s leading social entrepreneurs.
At a time when media is increasingly relying on citizen journalism to bring stories from remote areas, Gangadhar is drawing attention to the urgent need of investing in grassroot freelance reporters. He believes their specialized skills as journalists, ability to pursue investigative stories and decentralized precense is central to address the two big issues facing Indian media today- its independence and city centric coverage.
Ashoka | 2017