Firstpost chosen best digital news platform by afaq's Buzziest Brands poll

Mumbai: Firstpost was chosen as one of the country's "buzziest" brands, behind Google and Economic Times, in the annual afaqs! poll of businesses that have created a "buzz around their brand". It is the only digital news platform in the category that made it to the top three slots. The winners of the awards are picked by a process of audience voting as well as a jury panel.

(L-R) Anuj Sharma, sales head (north) and Munaf Merchant, sales head (west) with the trophy. Image courtesy Azim Lalani

(L-R) Anuj Sharma, sales head (north) and Munaf Merchant, sales head (west) with the trophy. Image courtesy Azim Lalani

Commenting on the win, Azim Lalani - Business Head, Firstpost said, "To be recognised by reputed platforms such as the afaqs! poll - India’s Buzziest Brands gauges and especially when audience voting is involved, communicates that we certainly moving in the right direction. We will move forward with delivering novel experiences through original content, gripping formats and thorough coverage to our audiences. We will continue to keep innovation and our consumer preferences at the core of our efforts."

India’s Buzziest Brands – Website Award to Firstpost is among several accolades bagged by the platform; these include RedInk Awards for coverage of the Marathwada drought, ‘Best Series of Article – Digital’ honour at Content Marketing Awards 2017 for coverage of Rohingya refugees, Citi Journalistic Excellence Award for coverage of demonetisation and its effects, among others.

Recently, Firstpost's VP Content & Marketing, Priyanka Sehgal won the "Smartest Digital Marketing Leader In India" award at the World Digital Marketing Awards by CMO Asia.

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Updated Date: Mar 15, 2018 17:37:12 IST

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