The 2016 Asian Media Awards shortlist announcement will take place at ITV, the London Studios on Monday 19 September.
The Shortlist Announcement is attended by finalists and keynote speakers from the world of journalism and entertainment.
An ITV spokesperson said, “We are proud to be supporting the Asian Media Awards for the fourth year running.
“At ITV, our aim is to reflect modern society through our programmes, workforce, services and ensure we’re relevant and accessible to all.
“Reflecting the diversity of modern society is more than just the right thing to do – it gives our programmes mass appeal, attracting the largest possible audiences which is essential to our success as an integrated producer broadcaster.
“The Asian Media Awards is a great platform which rewards those who excel in the Asian and mainstream media.”
Umbreen Ali, Media Manager with the Asian Media Awards said, “ITV have been stoic supporters of the ethos of the Asian Media Awards.
“We are delighted to once again be at their studios in London to announce the official shortlist for 2016.”
A list of speakers for the shortlist event will be announced in August.
The 2016 AMA awards ceremony will take place on Thursday 27 October at the Hilton Manchester Deansgate with the official shortlist announcement being held at ITV, the London Studios on Monday 19 September.
Previous AMA recipients have included, amongst others, Ranvir Singh, Krishnan Guru-Murthy, Mehdi Hasan, Waris Hussein, Nina Wadia and Anita Anand.
The deadline for all nominations for this year’s awards is 4pm Thursday 25 August 2016.
The University of Salford are premier sponsors to the 2016 events and partners include ITV, MediaCom, Press Association Training and the Manchester Evening News.
The official charity partners for 2016 are The Asian Circle and Oxfam.
The Asian Media Awards 2016 is supported by Hilton Manchester Deansgate, Manchester Metropolitan University, Routes into Languages, AMT Lawyers, Ride Leasing, Cleartwo & Payal.
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