The following are the winners for the awards in 2009: the M. Sivaram Award for best news series went to R. Samban of ‘Desabhimani’ for his series on the decision against appointing pregnant women in State Bank of India.
The K.C. Sebastian award for political reporting went to the feature ‘Vibhagiyathayude Varikuzhi’ which appeared in ‘Malayala Manorama‘ and was written by Sujith Nair, Sanjay Chandrasekhar, Anil Kurudath, Jayachandran Elankath, R. Krishnaraj, and D. Jayakrishnan.
The K. Madhavan Kutty award for best English feature went to Reema Narendran of ‘The New Indian Express‘ for her story on ‘Kids of silence.’
The V. Krishnamoorthy award for the best English story went to Pradeep Pillai’s story on ‘Kerala government’s war against a war hero’ published in ‘The New Indian Express.’
T.K. Sujith won the cartoon award. The Swadesabhimani award for layout and designing went to the front page of the Kozhikode edition of ‘Madhyamam‘ on July 19.
For year 2010
The following are the awards for 2010: the M. Sivaram award for news feature went to the feature ‘Dourbhagyam’ on lottery published in the ‘Malayala Manorama.’ It was written by G. Vinod and Sanjay Chandrasekhar.
The V. Krishnamoorthy award for the best English story went to Arjun Reghunath’s story on the Chief Vigilance Commissioner‘s links in the palmolein case published in ‘The New Indian Express.’
The G. Venugopal award for adventurous reporting went to Prajesh Sen of ‘Madhyamam.’
The Minerva Krishnankutty award for best human interest photo went to C.B. Pradeep Kumar of ‘Varthamanam.’ The news photography award went to Samir A. Hameed of the ‘Malayala Manorama.’
T.K. Sujith of ‘Kerala Kaumudi’ was selected for the cartoon award.
The Swadesabhimani award for best layout and designing went to the Kozhikode edition of ‘Madhyamam’ for the way it presented stories of Communist Party of India(Marxist) leader Jyoti Basu’s death on January 18, 2010.