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AJ+ wins 18 Telly Awards

The 40th Annual Telly Awards honored AJ+ with 18 awards in different categories for several of its stories, out of which 2 were Gold, 7 Silver and 9 Bronze. Among the winners are Direct From With Dena Takruri, which picked up two Gold Telly Awards for its stories Canada's Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Nabi Saleh; In Real Life, the show presented by Yara Elmjouie that explores the intersection of food and social justice, for its stories Why You MUST Try Native American Cuisine and Why Do People Freak Out About MSG in Chinese Food?. Other AJ+ stories that were honored were Macedonia’s Fake News Factories and the series Rise of the Robots.


“AJ+ keeps pushing boundaries both within the industry and inwards. We were awarded in 11 different categories, such as documentary, news and information, food and beverage, craft-editing and more. This reflects the versatility and innovation of our brand and the talent of our producers, editors and artists. Congratulations to the all the AJ+ team”, said Dima Khatib, Managing Director of AJ+ Channels.


Along with AJ+, other top honored organizations on this year’s edition of the Telly Awards were ESPN, CBS, AETN, CNN, HBO Latin America, and PBS.

The Telly Awards honors video and television made for all screens and is judged by The Telly Award Judging Council. This year’s entries were evaluated by jury members from creative powerhouse Droga5, next generation motion picture studio Ryot, Condé Nast, Framestore, Vimeo, Vice, A&E Networks and more.


View the full list of awards won by AJ+ at