Anjna Raheja said she was delighted to be named Media Professional of the Year 2016.
The AMA’s recognise excellence in the media with categories in journalism, online, radio, television and marketing. The awards are sponsored by the University of Salford and took place the Hilton Manchester Deansgate.
In an extremely strong category she was joined by some of the leading Media professionals in the UK.
The award was presented to Anjna by actress and model Afshan Azad.
Anjna said, “It is really nice to be honoured both as an agency which we have been in the past few years and also as someone within the agency who has made a difference.
“It is something we set out to do when I first launched the agency twenty-odd years ago.
“I feel like the grandmother of PR! It is wonderful from where I started when nobody really knew about PR to now where we have a room full of people who are celebrating media and marketing. And all the immense talent of journalism – it is fantastic.
“Well worth the journey, the tears, the heartbreak and the laughter.”
As founder and managing director of Media Moguls Anjna has seen the firm attract clients from film, media, entertainment, lifestyle, food and beverage brands. She has also worked extensively with government departments wanting to communicate social policy as well as the charitable and commercial sectors.
In 2015 and 2016 Media Moguls has worked on projects including Disney’s Jungle Book, He Named Me Malala, The Merchant of Wembley, The Alchemy Festival on the South Bank and Feast of Varanasi and Sukanya: An Opera by Ravi Shankar.
The agency was also asked by the Malala Yousafzai family to manage a special commemorative event in Birmingham to mark the anniversary of the Peshawar attacks.
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 are supported by Hilton Manchester Deansgate, Manchester Metropolitan University, Routes into Languages, AMT Lawyers, Espoke Living, Supreme Dream Events, Cleartwo & Payal.
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