Left to right: K. N. Sameera Dasantha Fernando - Director Programming, E FM , Ranjith Dylan Samuel – Director, Sales & Marketing , Chaminda Sampath Karunarathna - Head of News , M. P. Anil Kumara - Senior Executive Vice President – Marketing, EAP Group, Buddika Kulasekara - Chief Operating Officer , EBC TV, Chalaka Gajabahu - Chief Operating Officer – Radio , J. M. P. Saliya Jayaweera - Finance Manager , EAP Group , Prabath Peiris - Head of Human Resources , EAP Group , Ruwan Alokabandara - Head of Quality Assurance, EAP Group
Leading Sri Lankan Television & Radio broadcaster EAP Broadcasting Company Limited (EBC) recently received two awards at the NBEA Awards 2015. EBC won the 1st place in the Media Services Sector category and 2nd Runners-up in the Large Category Company. EBC was also able to bag 11 awards at the OCIC SIGNIS Awards 2015, being the Most Awarded TV Channel of the year. Both events were graced by media & entertainment industry veterans along with leading actors, journalists and other dignitaries.
Commenting on the win, the EAP Holdings Group Chairman/Managing Director and EBC Deputy Chairman Mano Tittawella stated, “We are extremely honoured to have received recognition at NBEA awards and &extremely proud to have received a total of 11 awards at the prestigious OCIC SIGNIS awards. Both awards are the country’s foremost platforms for recognizing excellence in the broadcasting industry. We are also pleased for being the most awarded TV Channel of the year. I would like to commend the entire EBC team for this achievement, which helps to solidify EBC’s position as one of Sri Lanka’s leading television & radio broadcast stations.”
Buddika Kulasekara - Chief Operating Officer, EAP Broadcasting Company Ltd, also commenting on the achievements stated, “The team at EBC has worked tirelessly to develop and deliver high quality programmes that resonate with our audiences. At EBC we are dedicated to create award winning shows that also cater to the growing needs of our listeners, and we work with the best professionals in the industry, to ensure that each and every show we broadcast is of the highest quality. These awards recognize all of our efforts and help shine a light on our exceptional standards of production.”
Further commenting, Chalaka Gajabahu – COO, EBC stated, “EBC has pioneered many firsts in the industry and we remain committed to ensure our listeners have access to entertainment of the highest quality. These awards bestowed upon us are truly an accolade in recognition of the hard work the team has put into this organization. This will motivate us as we look to 2016 with ambitious plans to further develop the industry by continuously producing quality programs.”
These awards bestowed upon us are truly an accolade in recognition of the hard work the team has put in to this organization.
With plans to reach heights that have never been reached before in Sri Lanka’s broadcast history, EBC keeps pushing some of the most innovative TV and radio promos and interactive programs, taking its audiences by storm and reaching the pinnacle in terms of ratings.
Owned by EAP Broadcasting Company Ltd, a member of the EAP Group of Companies, EBC has some of Sri Lanka’s most popular news and entertainment TV & Radio channels that broadcast a variety of shows across multiple genres. It has played a key role in revolutionizing the local television industry by developing some of the most innovative shows and production techniques in the country. EBC was established in July 1992 and operates leading TV and radio channels - Swarnavahini & ETV and RanOne FM, Shree FM & E FM, respectively.