IIOJK-based journalist nominated for ‘Freelancer of the Year Award’

Srinagar, September 30 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, Society of Editors, UK, has nominated a Kashmiri-based journalist Samaan Lateef for the prestigious “Freelancer of the Year Award”.

The Society of Editors, a body for around 400 UK national and regional media editors, representatives and organizations, has invited the journalist to the award ceremony in London on November 12.

Samaan Lateef has been working for Daily Telegraph London and covering south Asia for the past four years and his work has appeared in Haaretz, Independent, UK, and many other national and international newspapers.

Last week, Samaan Lateef was selected as a finalist along with Mr Joe Wallen, Daily Telegraph’s south correspondent, in the Best Investigative Journalist Award by the Asian Media Awards in London. He has been invited to Manchester, UK, to attend the award ceremony.

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