India hosts Emmy judging

Jury primarily assessed Asian entries for Intl. Awards

NEW DELHI — A semifinal round of the judging process for the Intl. Emmy Awards was held in India for the first time.

The jury primarily assessed the Asian entries for the 29th edition of the kudocast. The two-day event, held last week, was co-hosted by the Indian Broadcasting Foundation and the Intl. Council of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences in New Delhi.

The jury included Sahara TV prexy Mahesh Prasad; former CEO of Discovery Channel India Kiran Karnik; BBC World in India topper Vinod Bakshi; and former secretary for information and broadcasting Bhaskar Ghoshe.

The executive director of the IBF, Bhuvan Lall, is the first Indian to join the acad’s international council.

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