Two journalists selected for KTT fellowship


Pothashang News Service: Imphal, December 26, 2018: The Khelen Thokchom Trust (KTT) has selected reporter Heigrujam Sadananda of Poknapham and reporter ST Lelen Vaiphei of Imphal Free Press have been jointly selected for The Khelen Thokchom Trust (KTT) Media Fellowship 2018-19 awards.

They were selcted after their applications accompanied by the relevant documents were scrutinised by a two member expert committee of the KTT, said a statement released by KTT.

Sadananda, 42, resident of Haobam Marak Ngangom Leikai,Imphal west district, has been working as a staff reporter(Sports) for Poknapham since November 2006 while Lelen Vaiphei, 26, resident of Bijang Aijalong Churachandpur district and presently staying in Lamphel CP quarter Type IV. On the other hand Lelen, a master degree in sociology holds diploma in Mass communication and Journalism and he is working as a reporter for Imphal Free Press.

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As announced earlier, the selected journalists will explore the pontential and prospects of the game of cricket in Manipur thorough their research and documentation in the next three months, said the statement.

The KTT will provide a similar consolidated amount to both the fellows to support their research and travel etc, it added.


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