MUMBAI: Zakka Jacob, Managing Editor and one of the prominent faces of CNN-News18, has been named TV Anchor of the Year at the IAA Leadership Awards 2022. The ceremony is scheduled for July 25th in Mumbai.
Zakka Jacob began his career in the media and entertainment industry at a young age and has amassed several important honours in his 11 years of expertise. Zakka has earned the label “thinking man’s anchor” as a news anchor, actor, and host by demonstrating his competence through his calm manner and smart questions. He has a deep understanding of his audience and is noted for bringing an international flavour to his shows.
On receiving this prestigious award, Zakka Jacob, Managing Editor, CNN-News18 shared, “It is a great honor for me to receive the TV Anchor of the Year award. With our targeted focus on CNN-News18’s robust news system, no noise and unbiased news approach, it is no surprise that our hard work and dedication has led us to cement the No.1 position on the leaderboard.”
In 2013, the International Advertising Association (IAA) established the IAA Leadership Awards, which celebrate Excellence in Marketing that has had a direct influence on the product or service in terms of overall growth for the brand and company.
These awards are offered in 15 different industrial categories, including cars, financial services, FMCG, E-commerce, Edtech, and consumer durables.
The IAA leadership ‘TV Anchor of the Year’ award adds to Zakka’s array of accolades such as Asian Television Award for Best Anchor in Asia which he won twice, an honorable mention in Impact Magazine’s 40 under 40 list of influential media persons and so on.