New Delhi: Alka Dhupkar, a journalist with Marathi-language TV news channel IBN-Lokmat, has won the prestigious Chameli Devi Jain Award for an outstanding woman media person.

B. G. Verghese, coordinator of Media Foundation which has instituted the award, said, “Ms. Dhupkar has covered a range of subjects with great compassion. She has also been an anchor. She has combined many hats and put things across well.” Ms. Dhupkar will be awarded the prize in Delhi this Wednesday. Recent winners of the award include Tusha Mittal, Shahina K.K. and Shoma Chaudhary for their work in Tehelka magazine, Monalisa Changkija of Nagaland Page , Nirupama Subramanian of The Hindu , and Vinita Deshmukh of The Weekly Intelligent .