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WomenNow TV was honored with the 2011 WAVE Award in the category of  Community Issues Talk Show on October 8 in San Jose as part of the 2011 WAVE (Western Access Video Excellence) Awards.WomenNow TV is the first South Asian show to be chosen as the winner for Wave Awards in community issues category.

WomenNow TV talk show discusses various topics of relevance and interest to the South Asian community, in particular and the mainstream population, in general. It is community-oriented; building a platform where various segments of South Asian and Asian Indian societies can come together to find common ground.

More than 150 media producers and individuals were celebrated at the WAVE Awards ceremony for their outstanding achievements. Honorees were recognized in 53 categories that spanned the Talk Show, Community Event and Issues, Sports Coverage, Informational Activities, Educational Access and other fields. The awards gave media producers an opportunity to showcase their best work along with other community media producers in the Alliance for Community, Western Region’s six states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Nevada and New Mexico.

“All our hard work is worth every minute when we get such recognition” said Ena Sarkar, CEO and Founder of WomenNow TV. “It has been a wonderful journey, we have been blessed with a great team of volunteers and friends who support us every step of our way. Our community needed to bridge the gap of who we are and who we are perceived to be. Media plays a big role in our lives and I’m happy that we were able to make a mark in this area.”

About WomenNow TV

WomenNow TV is the first South Asian TV talk show in the US. For more information, visit the WomenNow TV website at http://www.womennow.tv or email at info@womennow.tv.