Rafeed was competing against 133 outstanding media professionals from all over the globe
Bangladeshi journalist Rafeed Elahi Chowdhury has made it to the International News Media Association (INMA) 30 under 30 list.
Rafeed, who is currently working as the lead, Content and Product Growth at The Business Standard, made it to the list competing against 133 outstanding media professionals from all over the globe, under the ‘Content’ category.
The INMA, a global community of market-leading news media companies, unveiled its “30 Under 30 Awards,” on Thursday.
Rafeed is the author of two books and has spoken at multiple conferences and sessions, including the leading universities in Bangladesh, inspiring students to come work in the media.
He also implemented an initiative, the Edge Ambassadors Programme, to expose college students to newspaper brands.
The INMA award, in its second year, selects young professionals judged to be rising stars in the global news media industry for 2021.
Criteria for selection include being under 30 years of age, early-career achievements, insights into innovation, ability to influence, and likely management skills.
The INMA community consists of nearly 19,000 members at over 900 news media companies in 76 countries.