Who is India’s star journalist Palki Sharma Upadhyay? Check out every detail about her

Palki Sharma Upadhyay is an eminent Indian news journalist and TV news anchor who has made a name for herself with her great skill and professionalism during her professional career. She regularly proves herself as a contributing journalist and her dedication and courage are vital in the news world.

Palki was born in Pilani, Rajasthan, on 29 May 1982. The Upadhyay family was well-off, and Palki was raised in a very prosperous environment. Reportedly, his father is a former famous Indian cricketer, and his mother is a famous beautician. In the year 2008, Palki married Sanket Upadhyay, who is also a journalist.

Palki’s passion, dedication, and courage towards her career are extremely inspiring. Along with her career, Palki is very fond of painting, along with this she is also fond of reading books. Indian Summer by Alex von Tunzelmann, Angela’s Ashes by Frank McCourt, and The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison are among her favorite books.

Indian journalist Palki S Upadhyay has covered the stories of Iraqi refugees and Tibetan refugees. She was the first correspondent from India to cover Barack Obama’s presidential campaign in the United States. After working for three years as managing editor of WION, headquartered in New Delhi, Palki S Upadhyay left the channel on 2 September 2022.

In 2002, Palki S. Upadhyay started a career as a news anchor on Doordarshan Television Network and in 2004 worked as a staff writer in Hindustan Times. She worked with CNN-News18 channel as an anchor and editor for ten years, joining in 2005, where she handled various news and chat shows and other tasks.

In 2007, Palki S. Upadhyay was awarded the Best News Reader Award. For her work on ‘Gravitas’ in English, she received the ‘Best International News Show’ in English award at the News Broadcasting Awards (ENBA). In 2016, Palki S Upadhyay joined ITV Network News Channel and emerged as a successful anchor and journalist of the year.

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