WION News’ Palki Sharma wins Outstanding Contribution to Media Award at AIMA

Palki Sharma wins Outstanding Contribution to Media Award at AIMA

Palki Sharma Upadhyay, of WION News, has won the prestigious award by AIMA Managing India Awards for her outstanding contribution to Media. The awards ceremony was held in Delhi and was graced by Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Road Transport and Highways of India.

Palki Sharma Upadhyay, Executive Editor, WION news has been at the forefront in covering news from all over the world. Her reportage on the ongoing conflict between Russia-Ukraine has been lauded not just by viewers across the globe, but also by world leaders such as Ukrainian Ambassador to India Igor Polikha. Her reportage on the Russia-Ukraine conflict garnered over 25 million views on the channel’s YouTube handle.

Speaking of the win, Palki Sharma Upadhyay, Executive Editor, WION news says, “It is a great honour to be recognised for the work we do. At Wion News, we don’t indulge in the high-octave, biased news reportage that most other channels seem to follow. This award is a testament to the ethics and standards we hold ourselves to at WION News. I am grateful for the recognition and hope to continue building WION news to greater heights,”

The YouTube channel of WION News has received over 352 million views, surpassing international media channels such as CNN, BBC, and Aljazeera. The channel has also way ahead of many Indian English News channels such as India Today, NDTV, and Times Now.

AIMA has been promoting excellence in the discipline of management in business and education over the past six decades. The AIMA Managing India Awards were constituted in 2010 to promote management in every sphere of life and be recognised as a patron of management – in fields as varied as commerce, art, and cinema. The 12th edition of the AIMA Managing India Awards was organised physically and was held on 12th April 2022 in New Delhi.

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