Australia

Indian-origin woman honoured with international radio award

  • PTI, Melbourne
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  • Updated: Jun 25, 2014 04:31 IST

An Indian-origin woman in Australia has been honoured with an international radio award for her documentary exploring family and domestic violence.


Manpreet Kaur Singh won the Silver medal at the New York Festival's International Radio Programme Awards this year for her documentary feature 'The Enemy Within'.

Manpreet works as an executive producer at the SBS Punjabi Radio Channel.

Her feature story won the award in the best special report category for exploring family and domestic violence within the Australian Indian community.

It has been earlier nominated for a Walkley Award and has also received a 2013 United Nations Association of Australia Media Award for Increasing Awareness and Understanding of Women's Rights and Issues.

 

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