SPONSORS of Brave hosted their fourth annual Brave Journalism and Media Awards on Wednesday, November 1, 2023.
This prestigious accolade was bestowed upon several media personalities in recognition of their bravery. In acknowledgement of his unwavering commitment to truth and courage in journalism, Farhad Omar, co-founder and CEO of INX Prime, has been honoured with this esteemed award.
The award, which is presented annually to individuals who have exhibited exceptional dedication to upholding the principles of truth, ethics, and fearless reporting, showcases Omar’s remarkable contributions through his work at INX Prime, often in the face of adversity.
The channel has had a profound influence on society, consistently pushing boundaries and addressing crucial issues that demand attention.
Omar’s unwavering commitment to upholding these principles, even in the face of threats and obstacles, has positioned him as a role model around the world.
Upon receiving the Media Award, Farhad Omar expressed his gratitude and dedication to his craft, stating, ‘I am deeply honoured to receive this award, which not only reflects my own efforts but also acknowledges the tireless work of my team. Our mission is about shedding light on the darkest corners of society, and I will continue to uphold this responsibility.’
In addition to Omar, other remarkable media personalities include TV presenter Uveka Rangappa, Faizal Patel from The Citizen, Qaanitah Hunter from News24, Katy Katopodis, Ashraf Garda, Fakir Hassen, Aki Anastasiou, Bongani Bingwa and Clement Manyatela from SABC’s 702, Sakina Kamwendo and Chriselda Lewis from SABC, and Masa Kekana from Carte Blanche.
The event also paid tribute to the late legendary broadcaster, Derek Watts.
This announcement is based on a press release supplied.